Turn in Applications to:
Please turn completed meal applications in to
your child's school office
or you can turn the application in to the
Wapakoneta High School /School Nutrition Office
1 Redskin Trail
Wapakoneta, OH 45895
or mail it to the same address attention School Nutrition Office - Lori McKean
If you child was on the free and reduced meal program last school year and was enrolled in Wapakoneta City Schools, they will receive free or reduced meals until September 29, 2015. Please fill out a new form and send it back to school with your child by then.
Free and Reduced Price Meals are available to families who believe they may qualify. If your family chooses to apply please complete a "Free and Reduced Meal Price Application Form." The forms can be obtained and returned (completed) to any school office. You will be notified by mail of your child's status. Until notification you must provide your child with a lunch or lunch money.
Only complete one application per family. The information you give will be used to determine or prove your child's eligibility for free or reduced-priced meals. This information may also be used for other state or federally funded school benefits.
Factors considered in the application process are household size and total household income. HOUSEHOLD SIZE is considered all persons, related or unrelated: Including parents, children, grandparents who live in your home and share living expenses. The TOTAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME is the income each household member received last month before taxes - this includes wages, social security, pension, unemployment, welfare, child support, alimony, and any other cash income.
Foster children are categorically eligible for free meal benefits. An application is not needed yet there does need to be documentation of status by a state or local entity familiar with the child's status. Foster children may be included in the household application as part of the household size.