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Free and Reduced Lunch Available -– Apply Online!

Meals are available free or at the reduced price of 40 cents for lunch to students who qualify based on U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) household income guidelines. Families must apply for subsidized meals each school year. Students who qualified the previous school year will have 30 days after the start of the new school year to re-apply to avoid any gap in their benefits.

The fastest way to apply is online through Apply for Lunch. Alternatively, families may mail in or drop off an application to the District’s Nutrition Services Department. Applications were mailed home to all households in the district in August.

Families who automatically qualify for meal benefits because they receive Basic Food (Food Stamps) or Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) received a notification letter instead of an application packet over the summer to let them know that they qualify. If you did not receive an application packet, you can pick one up at any school site or by contacting KSD Nutrition Services.

For more information, please contact the KSD Nutrition Services department at (253) 373-7275 or KSDlunchmoney@kent.k12.wa.us.