Meal Applications


Whittier City School District's  families must renew their meal applications each year to be considered for free meals.

Meal Applications are now available in the safety of your home and anywhere, anytime.

If your family chooses to apply please click the SchoolCafe icon below:


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The online application process is simple, fast and confidential. 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 online 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.

Whittier City Schools are making it faster and easier for families to apply for free or reduced priced meals. It's easy...create an account and complete the simple online application using your personal custom PIN#.Making it faster and easier for families to apply for free or reduced priced meals.

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.