The Department's School Food Services Branch has a new web-based site that will provide families with the option to submit applications for Free and Reduced-Price Meal Benefits online.
The online program will walk parents and guardians through an easy step-by-step application process. Schools will continue to forward eligibility notifications to households.
Breakfast meals cost $1 for students in kindergarten through grade 8, and $1.10 for those in grades 9-12. School lunch costs $2.25 for students in kindergarten through grade 8, and $2.50 for high schoolers. The reduced-price breakfast is 30 cents, while lunch is 40 cents.