Turn in Applications to:
School Main Office
Food Service Main Office
Click this link to apply for meal benefits online for the following schools: Barkstall, Bottenfield, Carrie Busey, Central, Centennial, Early Childhood Center, Edison, Franklin, Jefferson, Novak, Robeson, South Side. You will be notified of your status by mail and/or email.
If students in the same family attend a CEP (universal free meals) school and a non-CEP school, only fill out the Free & Reduced Meal application.
Only complete one application per family. The information you give will be used to determine or prove your child's eligibility for free or reduced-priced meals. This information may also be used for other state or federally funded school benefits.
Factors considered in the application process are household size and total household income. HOUSEHOLD SIZE is considered all persons, related or unrelated: Including parents, children, grandparents who live in your home and share living expenses. The TOTAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME is the income each household member received last month before taxes - this includes wages, social security, pension, unemployment, welfare, child support, alimony, and any other cash income.
Foster children are categorically eligible for free meal benefits. An application is not needed yet there does need to be documentation of status by a state or local entity familiar with the child's status. Foster children may be included in the household application as part of the household size.
Click this link to apply for fee waiver benefits online for the following schools: Dr. Howard, Garden Hills, Kenwood, International Prep Academy (IPA), Stratton, Booker T. Washington, Westview. You will be notified of your status by mail and/or email.
Only complete one application per family. The status received from this information will be used to determine if registration fees will be waived for the school year. This information may also be used for other state or federally funded school benefits.
Click this link to check your benefit status online.