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Free and Reduced Meals

​​Applying for Free and/or Reduced Meals​

There are two ways to apply for free and/or reduced meals: 

Option A

Apply using the on-line ELECTRONIC Free/Reduced Family Application Form.   

  1. It is easy to apply for Free/Reduced meals and it only takes a few minutes when you apply on-line. 

    *Processing time is faster when you apply on-line.

    *The site is a safe and secure site!  

  2. You MUST read the parent letter before completing the on-line application. 

  3. 2018-2019 onlineparent letterOR 2018-2019 Onlineparent letter SP

  4. Apply Online (English) OR Apply Online (Spanish)   

Option B 

Apply for Free/Reduced meals on a paper application.   ​

  1. Visit your child's school to obtain a paper application.

  2. Return the completed application to your child's school. 

The processing of an application can take up to 10 operating days. Once you have submitted an application and it is processed, you will receive an Eligibility Notification letter with your child's meal status. The letter will be sent home with your child.  Please keep this eligibility letter with your important papers.  

Please note:  If you have submitted a paper application, DO NOT complete an on-line application.  THIS WILL DELAY YOUR APPROVAL PROCESS. 

Parents, if your family qualifies for the free or reduced lunch program you may qualify for a “Step Up for Students” scholarship.  To find out more go to,  

For additional information email or call 877-735-7837. 

Free and Reduced Priced Health Care   

If you have children age newborn through 18, they  may qualify for free or low cost Health Insurance. 

You can either contact  Theresa Watson  at (386) 734-7190  Ext. 80516 or for application assistance or apply here for Florida KidCare on line.

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