Free & Reduced Meal Program
About Free & Reduced Meals
JCPS School & Community Nutrition Services is excited to announce MySchoolBucks! (Accepting payments starting Monday August 11th.)
This new service allows you to pay for school meals online using a credit or debit card.
What is MySchoolBucks?
If you have any further questions, please visit www.myschoolbucks.com and select the Help/FAQ link. If you need assistance with the enrollment process, please call MySchoolBucks Customer Support at 1-855-832-5226.
Did You Know?
95 of our JCPS schools qualify for the Community Eligibility (CE) and will take effect the 2014-15 school year. CE allows school districts in high poverty areas to provide meals free of charge to all students in schools that qualify. For a list of CE schools, click here.
Click on the name of the form in the flowchart to access the form or on-line application.
Which Form Do I Complete?
Students can also qualify for free or reduced-price meals if the household income falls at or below the limits on the chart below. Households must complete a new application each school year to apply for benefits. English and Spanish Applications are available online at www.applyforlunch.com . Online applications are faster, easier, more confidential and yield faster results. If you prefer, you can request a paper copy (including several other languages) by calling 485-3681 or pick one up at your neighborhood school.
The Jefferson County Public School District has Free and Reduced Meal Applications available at the following sites:
C. B. Young, Jr. Service Center
Van Hoose Education Center
All Jefferson County Public Schools.
Or, they can be requested to be mailed by calling 495-7080.
Shawnalee M. Smith