• State and Federal Funded Programs for Schools

    Although meals will be free of charge for all students again for the 2021-2022 School Year, it is EXTREMELY important that families still complete the application for educational benefits.  Click here to see all the additional benefits that your application can provide to your family and school, MORE THAN A MEAL APPLICATION!

    Families must complete a new application each year: SY21-22 Application for Educational Benefits
    * Application must be printed, signed & returned to address on application or your child's cafeteria.
    * Applications will be mailed to families registered in the district prior to the start of school.
    * Applications may be submitted at any time during the school year.


    Contact Carrie Johnson @ 651-213-2025 with questions.

Free & Reduced FAQ

  • 1. Who can get free or reduced-price meals?

  • 2. Can foster children get free meals?

  • 3. I get WIC. Can my children get free meals?

  • 4. May I apply if someone in my household is not a U.S. citizen?

  • 5. Who should I include as members of my household?

  • 6. What if my income is not always the same?

  • 7. Will the information I give be checked?

  • 8. How will the information I provide be kept?

  • 9. If I don’t qualify now, may I apply later?

  • If you have other questions or need help, call 651-213-2506 or email at lcierzan@isd2144.org