Free and Reduced Lunch
Applications for benefits are available online through Skyward Family Access, in the District Office or at your student’s school’s main office. Families receiving benefits must reapply at the beginning of each school year. Free and reduced benefits are only for the school meals. Random income verification is required by the Federal Government. If you have questions, please call Korynn at (320) 253-4703. Reduced status students receive free breakfast.
2020-2021 Free or Reduced Meal Application (English version, .pdf)
If you would like a paper application sent to you, please call (320) 253-4703 or email Korynn Ruch
To view applications in additional languages, please visit the Minnesota Department of Education’s website.
Applying online is the fastest way to submit your Free or Reduced Meal Application. Follow these steps to apply online:
- Log in to Skyward Family Access.
- Click on the “Food Service” button.
- Click on “Applications”
- If you have multiple students in the District, you will need to select one of them using the dropdown arrow next to “All Students”.
- Then, click on “Applications” above to submit an application.
- Click “Add” to begin a new application and follow the instructions presented.
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.