Free and Reduced Lunch Program

  • Meal Application – Apply Online

    Before applying on line:  If you received a letter from the school saying that your children were automatically approved (directly certified) for free meals for the 2018-2019 school year because someone in your household participates in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), or Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR), then you do not need to submit an application, unless a sibling in the household was not listed on the letter, then call us at 972-843-6080.

    √ Apply for meal benefits
     by clicking Here. Meal applications are also available at the schools or at the Child Nutrition Office (Edge MS Campus, 615 FM 1138 North, Nevada, TX. 75173). Apply antyime during the school year as household finances change.  If approved for Free or Reduced meals the student is eligible for both breakfast and lunch at the Free or Reduced price.

    Please note: previous year benefits end 30 operating days after new school year (October 3rd, 2018) 

    Apply in person at the CISD Child Nutrition Department:
    Edge Middle School
    615 FM 1138 North,
    Nevada, TX. 75173
    between 8 AM and 4 PM Monday through Friday

    IMPORTANT: Every student must re-qualify every year for the meal program. If a student was on the meal program at the end of the last school year, their benefit will continue for the first 30 operating days (October 3rd, 2018) of the new school year. After that time frame, if there is no application on file, the student will be charged for full paying meals ($1.50 for breakfast and $2.60 for Elementary lunch and $2.85 for Middle School and High School lunch).

    For more information on applications for free or reduced-price meals, please contact the Child Nutrition Department at (972) 843-6081.