Turn in Applications to:

You may obtain and return your completed Free & Reduced Price Meal Application to your child's school building or mail it to:

Big Walnut Local School District
Attn: Food Service
117 N. Kintner Pkwy
Sunbury, OH  43074


E-mail it to: [email protected]

One application per household please.


Meal Applications

Big Walnut Local Schools Food Service Department is pleased to announce the availability of applying for Free & Reduced Price Meals online. The process is SAFE, SECURE, PRIVATE, and AVAILABLE anytime, anywhere!  CLICK  the online button below and follow the easy to use step-by-step screens to enter student and household information. Click "apply" to submit your application for meal benefits!

It is that EASY!


Click below to view instructions to complete online Free & Reduced Price Meal Application!



Please see the USDA website for translated Free and Reduced Price Applications.

If you do not want to fill out the application online you can complete the paper  2021 - 2022 Free and Reduced Meal Price Application Form. The forms can also be obtained and returned (completed) to any school office, or you may contact Linda Klamfoth 740-965-8958. 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.

If any child you are applying for is homeless, migrant, or a runaway please check the appropriate box on the application and contact Laura Lawrence 740-965-8971 or e-mail [email protected]

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.