Meal Applications

Turn in Applications to:

 School Cafeteria, one per household

Meal Applications

Free and Reduced Price Meals are available to families who believe they may qualify. If your family chooses to apply there are two ways you can apply.

1.You can apply online (link is below)

An online application will be expedited much faster than a paper application.

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Once you fill out your online application you can check the status below

To find the status of an online application please click here.

2.You can also obtain an application from your child's school please complete the application and return to it school with your child. You only need one application per household. Be sure to list all children in Berkeley county schools on one application. Return (completed Application) to any school. You will be notified of your child's status via a letter in the mail. Until notification you must provide your child with a meal or money to purchase a meal.

Only complete one application per family per household. 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.  Foster children may be included in the household application as part of the household size. An individual application needs to be filled out if you have a foster child.