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Free and Reduced Price Meals applications are available at the Administration Office, ONLINE and at all School Offices.  Free and Reduced Meal Applications are available AFTER JULY 1st,2018 to families who believe they may qualify. If your family chooses to apply please complete a "Free and Reduced Meal Price Application Form." Free and Reduced Application may be filled and submitted ONLINE.  Applications may also be obtained and returned (completed) to any school office. You will be notified by mail of your child's status. Until notification you must provide your child with a lunch or lunch money.

ONLY COMPLETE ONE APPLICATION PER FAMILY.  Applications can be submitted at any time during the school year.  Applications are processed through the Food Service Office at Central Office (219-836-3204) and can take up to 10 days.  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 -  Foster children are eligible for free and reduced-price meals regardless of your income. If you have foster children living with you and want to apply for them, please contact us.

Complete directions are included with the application.  An application can be Submitted ONLINE at http://schooltownofmunster.heartlandapps.com  or printed from the School Town of Munster's home web site @ www.Munster.us.  Choose Departments then choose Nutrition & Food Services tab.  Once at the Food Service site scroll to the bottom of the page and choose Meal Apps.   You may also choose the For Parents tab at the schools home web site and choose the tabs for Lunch Textbook Assistance.  Applications are also available at all school offices and cafeterias.

Please contact Mary Deering at the Nutrition and Food Service Department if you have any questions.  219.836.3204