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Thank you for your patience.  We look forward to a great year feeding your children.

 

If your child attends one of the 33 schools listed below, you will not need to fill out an application.

 

If your child does not attend one of the below schools and does not current receive benefits from other assistance programs and would like to apply for free or reduced meal prices for your children, please go Here.  The website will guide you through the process.

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Please remember that if your child attends one of the schools listed below, there is no need to fill out an application! 

 

This year 33 schools will participate in the Community Eligibility Program (CEP). All students eat free regardless of income at the following schools:

A. Q. Jones

Genesis Charter

Norton Elementary

Alachua Elementary

Hawthorne Middle/High

One Room Elementary

AMI Kids

Idylwild Elementary

One Room Middle

Archer Elementary

Irby Elementary

Rawlings Elementary

Bishop Middle

Lake Forest Elementary

Shell Elementary

Boulware Charter

Littlewood Elementary

Siatech Charter

Caring and Sharing

Lincoln Middle

Sidney Lanier

Duval Early Learning Academy

Mebane Middle

Terwilliger Elementary

Fearnside Center

Metcalfe Elementary

Westwood Middle

Finley Elementary

Mycro School

Wiles Elementary

Foster Elementary

Newberry Elementary

Williams Elementary

 


Free and Reduced Meal Applications will be available to families who believe that they may qualify. If your family chooses to apply, please return the completed form to the school office. Notification of your child's status will be sent home with your child. Until notification you must provide your child with a lunch or lunch money.

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 - In certain cases, foster children are eligible for free and reduced-price meals regardless of your income. If you have foster children living with you and want to apply for them, please contact us.

 

 

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If your family qualifies for the free or reduced meals program you may qualify for a “Step Up for Students” scholarship.  To find out more click here.