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Please return your completed Free & Reduced Meal Application to your child's school.
One application per household please.
Free and Reduced Price Meals are available to families who believe they may qualify. If your family chooses to apply please complete a "Free and Reduced Meal Price Application Form." New for school year 2021-2022 electronic applications will be available (go to Family Titank12) or you can get a paper copy from any non-CEP school cafeteria manager. The forms can be obtained and returned (completed) to any school nutrition manager or school office. You will be notified by mail of your child's status.
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.
Questions/ Concerns call 910-254-4299