National School Lunch Program AND Fee Waiver
IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO COMPLETE AN APPLICATION IF YOUR STUDENT/S RECEIVE FOOD BENEFITS WHICH WE RECEIVE NOTIFICATION THROUGH THE DIRECT CERTIFICATION LISTING FROM THE ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION. THOSE INCLUDED ARE SNAP, TANF, INCOME ELIGIBLE MEDICAID OR FOSTER CHILD STATUS. THESE STUDENTS WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY APPROVED FOR FREE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH. THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE EXTRA MEAL ITEMS, SNACKS OR DRINKS.
The approval process for a fee waiver is based on whether the student receives Free lunch. If your student is approved for Free lunch you MUST complete the Fee waiver for processing in the District office for the applicable fees to be waived. A Fee Waiver needs to be completed every school year.
Consideration of other factors may be taken into account by the building principal when determining approval.
Questions regarding either Free/Reduced Lunch application or Fee waiver, please feel free to contact the District office at 217-226-4042.