Meal Applications




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For the most rapid processing of your Free & Reduced Price Meal Application, please click the button to apply online at PaySchools... 

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One application per household please.

 

 

Meal Applications

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Please click on the Pay Schools Button below to complete and submit your Online Free & Reduced Price Meal application:

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  • A new application needs to be filled out every school year.
  • Students who were in Widefield School Dist. 3 on the lunch program through May 2017 will have their benefit until September 27, 2017. Please have your application turned in before this date to allow time to process the new application.
  • If your student has special dietary needs, have the Medical Statement Form filled out by your physician. You can obtain a form from our website, your school nurse or by contacting the Nutrition Services Office.

Free and Reduced Price Meals are available to families who believe they may qualify. If your family chooses to apply please complete a "Free and Reduced Meal Price Application Form." The forms can be obtained and returned (completed) to any school office. You will be notified by mail of your child's status. 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 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.