Free and Reduced Applications

Your children may qualify for reduced price or free meals if your household gross income falls within the limits on this chart


2016-2017 FEDERAL INCOME ELIGIBLITY GUIDELINE
      
 Household
Size
Yearly Monthly Twice a Month Every Two
Weeks
Weekly
 1 21,978 1,832    916     846    423
 2 29,637 2,470 1,235  1,140    570
 3 37,296 3,108 1,554 1,435    718
 4 44,955 3,747 1,874 1,730    865
 5 52,614 4,385 2,193 2,024 1,012
 6 60,273 5,023 2,512 2,319 1,160
 Each add'l.
person
  7,696    642    321    296    148
     
Students must have money for meals until a Free and Reduced application has been received and processed by the Nutrition Services Department.

Do I need to fill out an application for each child?
No. Complete one application for all students in your house hold. We cannot approve an application that is not complete, so be sure to fill out all required information and return the completed application to the nutrition service department.

Who can receive free meals?
Children in households receiving benefits for Food Assistance, Temporary Assistance for Families (TAF) , Foster Child, Homeless Program or The Migrant Program. Children living in households who's gross income is within the free priced limits of the Federal Income Guidelines.

Who can get reduced price meals?
Children living in households who's gross income is within the reduced price limits of the Federal Income Guidelines.

I get WIC. Can may child(ren) get free meals?
Students in house holds participation in WIC may be eligible for reduced price or free meals. Please fill out an application.

Will the information I give be checked?
Yes, If a family application is selected for verification proof of income will be required. Applications are randomly picked by nutrition service software. Nutrition Service has the right to verify additional applications if they feel the information does not accurately reflect the families true income.