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Apply now for Free and Reduced-Price Meal Benefits by clicking the "Apply Now" button below.

We encourage parents to submit an application/reapply per household each year (beginning July 1st) or be directly certified by the state to receive free or reduced-price meal benefits. Please be aware this is a separate application than a school fee waiver. Students who do not qualify for free or reduced-price meals will be charged for their meals.

If you have questions or concerns about your child's Free or Reduced-Price Meal Benefits, please email us at freeandreduced@slcschools.org or call Janely Guzman at the Child Nutrition Department at (801) 974-8380.


Alentamos a los padres a presentar una solicitud/nueva solicitud por hogar cada año (a partir del 1 de julio) o ser certificados directamente por el estado para recibir beneficios de comidas gratis o a precio reducido. Tenga en cuenta que esta es una solicitud separada de una exención de cuotas escolares. A los estudiantes que no califiquen para comidas gratis oa precio reducido se les cobrará por sus comidas.

Si tiene preguntas o inquietudes sobre los beneficios de comidas gratuitas o de precio reducido de su hijo, envíenos un correo electrónico a freeandreduced@slcschools.org o llame a Janely Guzman en el Departamento de Nutrición Infantil al (801) 974-8380.


Meal Prices for SY' 2023-2024

FREE or REDUCED Price Student Meals (federally subsidized reimbursable meal)

  • ALL Schools: Lunch - $0.00 / Breakfast - $0.00

PAID Student Meals (partially subsidized reimbursable meal)

  • Elementary Schools: Lunch - $2.00 / Breakfast - $1.00
  • Middle Schools: Lunch - $2.30 / Breakfast - $1.20
  • High Schools: Lunch - $2.50 / Breakfast - $1.20

Non-Program Sales (not subsidized)

Non-program foods such as second meals, adult meals, and single menu items (milk, fruit, vegetable, chips, etc.) can be purchased via an online meal account or with a meal ticket purchased at the school office.

  • Adult and Second Meals: Lunch - $3.75 / Breakfast - $2.75
  • Single Food Items - Entrée $2.00 / Fruit, Vegetable, or Side Dish $1.00 / Milk or Juice $0.50 

     IMPORTANT: Second student meals and non-enrolled child meals will be charged the full adult meal price

If you have questions or concerns about your child's meal charges, please email us at mealfees@slcschools.org or call the Child Nutrition Department at (801) 974-8380.


What is a federally subsidized Reimbursable Meal?

Reimbursable Meal: A meal which meets the U.S. Department of Agriculture regulations and may be claimed for payment from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Reimbursable Student Lunch:

It is recommended that each student lunch selection includes one component from all five food groups:  Fruit, Vegetable, Grain, Milk, and Meat/Meat Alternate.  At a minimum, to qualify as a reimbursable lunch the student MUST select the following:

1)      Student MUST select at least three (3) components, each from a different food group; and

2)      One (1) component selected MUST be either a fruit or a vegetable (minimum ½ cup)

 

Reimbursable Student Breakfast:

It is recommended that each student breakfast selection includes a Main Entrée (grain or meat/meat alternate), a fruit and a milk component.  At a minimum, to qualify as a reimbursable breakfast the student must select the following:

1)      Student MUST select at least one (1) Main Entrée (grain or meat/meat alternate); and

2)      One (1) component selected MUST be a fruit (minimum ½ cup)


Pandemic EBT for SLC School District Families

If you have a child attending a school in Salt Lake City School District and have questions or concerns about the parent initiated issuance for Pandemic EBT, contact Janely Guzman by phone (801) 974-8380 or by email Janely.Guzman@slcschools.org

2023 Summer P-EBT

Administration

Kelly Orton

Kelly Orton

Director

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