Turn in Applications to:


To your student's school office or cafeteria

Or apply ON LINE @_https://kenton.payschools.com/_

You may also return a written application to:

The Food and Nutrition Services Department

Attn: Regina Comstock RD LD
361 Silver Street
Kenton, Oh 43326 


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Meal Applications

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. Or you can click here to complete https://kenton.payschools.com/

You will be notified by mail of your child's status. Until notification you must provide your child with a lunch or lunch money.

2018 benefits will continue through October 2nd, 2019.  All households will revert to FULL PAY STATUS  on October 3rd unless a new application is completed and approved by that date. 

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. Be sure to include all students in your household.

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.