Meal Applications

Please apply online for Free & Reduced meal benefits!

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You may apply Online for Free & Reduced Meal Benefits online, any time!


You may return completed paper meal application to the Nutrition Services Department...

Meal Applications

Free and Reduced Application

Free and Reduced Price Meals are available to families who believe they may qualify. Applications for Free and Reduced Price Meal will be sent home with students at the beginning of each school year. Applications must be renewed each year. You may apply/reapply for benefits at any time throughout the school year. The application for Free and Reduced Meals can be also obtained and returned (completed) to any school main office and/or completed online by clicking on the link below at

Only complete one application per household. 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. 

Eligibility for Free and Reduced Price Meals are based on family size and income levels set by USDA. Students are required to pay full price for all meals until applications are processed and approved. All charging policies apply to students that are applying for free meals until the time of approval. Eligibility notification will be sent by mail to all households within 10 days of receiving an application. If you do not receive notification within 10 days of submitting your application, please call (912) 876- 2162.

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.

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Apply Online for Free & Reduced Meal Benefits online, any time!