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    Free and Reduced Meals Program

    Your child may be eligible for the and Reduced Meals Program. The program provides breakfast and lunch for a reduced price or for free, based on your income as well as the number of people residing in your household. The program is completely confidential.  Students receiving free or reduced meals will swipe their student ID card when checking out in the cafeteria, just like those students who are paying full price.  A la carte snacks at lunch are not included in the free and reduced lunch program.

    Income eligibility guidelines are used to determine if a child is eligible for free or reduced breakfast and lunch at school. You will find the guidelines chart as well as more information on how to apply for the program on the NSD Food Services website

    Free and Reduced Meals Reminders:

    • Lunch is NO LONGER FREE for all students.  You must complete an application in order for your child to qualify for the program.
    • In order for your child to receive free or reduced cost meals, a new application must be submitted annually.
    • Families must apply online or via a paper application.
    • Applications are available in 48 different languages.  If you need assistance applying, please contact Tawanka's front office.