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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 2023-2024 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 or 972-843-6082.

√ Apply for meal benefits
 by clicking HERE. Meal applications are also available at the schools or at the Child Nutrition Office (Terry Pope Administration Building, 620 FM 1138 North, Nevada, TX. 75173). Apply anytime 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 (September 26, 2023

Apply in person at the CISD Child Nutrition Department: Terry Pope Administration Building 611 FM 1138 North, Nevada, TX. 75173
between 8 AM and 4 PM Monday through Thurday

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 (September 26, 2023) 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.

For more information on applications for free or reduced-price meals, please contact the Child Nutrition Department at (972) 843-6080.