Free And Reduced Meals

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The 2022-2023 Free and Reduced Meal Forms Are Available Now!

 

  • Please DO NOT fill out an application if you have received a Direct Certification letter that your child will receive free meals.  If all household children are not listed on the Direct Certification letter, please contact 215-529-2012.

  • A new application MUST be filled out each school year.  Only one application needs to be filled out per household.  Please do not fill out a separate application for each child.

  • ONLINE APPLICATIONS:  To get started visit: SchoolCafe.com (This is the fastest and easiest way to apply if not Direct Certification approved). Income Eligibility Guidelines

  • If unable to access SchoolCafe.com, please see the printable application below the Income Eligibility Guidelines chart.  Completed applications should be returned to your child's school office.
 
Frequently Asked Questions Letter to Households


Income Eligibility Guidelines
 
Households receiving SNAP benefits should include that in their applications

The following annual income eligibility guidelines are effective July 1, 2002, until further notice:
 

Family Size

Free Meals

Reduced Price Meals

Not Eligible for Free or Reduced Price Meals

One

$0 to $17,667

$17,668 to $25,142

$25,143 and up

Two

$0 to $23,803

$23,804 to $33,874

$33,875 and up

Three

$0 to $29,939

$29,940 to $42,606

$42,607 and up

Four

$0 to $36,075

$36,076 to $51,338

$51,339 and up

Five

$0 to $42,211

$42,212 to $ 60,070

$60,071 and up

Six

$0 to $48,347

$48,348 to $68,802

$68,803 and up

Seven

$0 to $54,483

$54,484 to $77,534

$77,535 and up

Eight

$0 to $60,619

$60,620 to $86,266

$86,267 and up

         Courtesy of the Pa. Department of Education


Application Instructions

Printable Application

Instrucciones de aplicación

Aplicación imprimible

USDA Food & Nutrition Service - Access to Applications translated into additional languages 

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To find out how to apply for SNAP or other assistance benefits, visit Compass.state.pa.uscontact your local county assistance office, or call the Department of Human Services at 1-800-692-7462.

For Free/Reduced questions, Please contact the Business Office at (215) 529-2012.

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