• State and Federal Funded Programs for Schools

    School meals will no longer be free for all students for School Year 2022-2023. However, your children may qualify for free or reduced-price school meals.  Please complete an application today by clicking on the link below.  

    Families must complete a new application each year: SY22-23 Application for Educational Benefits

    * Application must be printed, signed & returned to the 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.

    The information you provide on your Application for Educational Benefits may help your student(s) qualify for other benefits including reduced fees for Community Education, Athletics or other Activities.  We must have your permission to share eligibility information for your student(s) with other programs.  Please complete this form to give approval : Waiver of Confidentiality.  


    Free & Reduced Fair Hearing Procedure

    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