Free & Reduced Meals

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2023-2024 Free and Reduced Meals Application

Printable Versions:
English: 23-24 Free and Reduced Price Application and Instructions
Spanish: SP16-2023 Spanish Application

**Applicants who have limited English proficiency**

This link features foreign language translations of the Prototype Application for Free and Reduced Price School Meals. USDA provides them as a template to assist state and local agencies in serving households where English is not spoken as a primary language. Households may also download these resources directly to be filled out and submitted to their local school district.  The PDF forms have 2016-2017 SY listed, please note that this is the latest version available from USDA. For any questions, please call the Food and Nutrition Department at 904-547-8931.

View translated versions of the Free & Reduced Meals Application

*Important Notice*:

Students that are enrolled at the following CEP (Community Eligibility Provision) schools do not need to complete an application for Free or Reduced Meals:
All students at these locations eat at no cost:
• FCTC (VPK Program)                               • R.J. Murray Middle
• Gamble Rogers Middle                             • Sebastian Middle
• James A. Webster Elementary School   • South Woods Elementary
• John A. Crookshank Elementary            • St. Johns Technical High
• Ketterlinus Elementary                             • The Evelyn Hamblen Center (formerly Transitions)
• Osceola Elementary                                   • W.D. Hartley Elementary
• Otis A. Mason

Please Note the following change to the Free and Reduced Meal Application:

If your household receives SNAP, FDPIR, or State TANF cash assistance, please provide the Case Number for the person who receives benefits.

Family Empowerment Scholarship

All households within the district receiving free or reduced-priced meals under the National School Lunch Act are eligible to participate in the Family Empowerment Scholarship for Educational Options (FES EO) Program.

Learn more about the Family Empowerment Scholarship



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