Direct Certification for Free & Reduced Meals
Each qualifying family will receive a letter, either by email or in the mail, approving their status based on the benefits they receive from the Federal and or State funding. If you did not receive a letter, please complete the free and reduced priced meal application.
Free & Reduced Meal Applications
A new application must be filled out for every household each year to receive meal benefits for the current year. Applications are available online: Free & Reduced Price Meal Application. If your household has special circumstances, such as Foster, Homeless, or other student's eligibility questions, please call (608) 204-4003.
USDA News Release
On October 9, 2020, the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) extended the nationwide waivers to continue the use of the National School Lunch Seamless Summer Option (SSO) and Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) through June 30, 2021. These waivers allow school food authorities (SFAs) to continue to serve free meals to all children 18 years of age and younger.
“As our nation reopens and people return to work, it remains critical our children continue to receive safe, healthy, and nutritious food. During the COVID-19 pandemic, USDA has provided an unprecedented amount of flexibilities to help schools feed kids through the school meal programs, and today, we are also extending summer meal program flexibilities for as long as we can, legally and financially,” said Secretary Perdue. “We appreciate the incredible efforts by our school foodservice professionals year in and year out, but this year we have an unprecedented situation. This extension of summer program authority will employ summer program sponsors to ensure meals are reaching all children – whether they are learning in the classroom or virtually – so they are fed and ready to learn, even in new and ever-changing learning environments.”
Food Box Pre-Order
meals served this school year , September 8th- June 14th