Apply Now for Free and Reduced-Price Meals for the 2017-2018 School Year

Applications for Free or Reduced-Price Meals during the 2017-2018 school year are now being accepted by the School District of Palm Beach County. Eligibility for Free or Reduced-Price Meals is based on household size and income as outlined below.

To ensure your family’s application is processed by the first day of school, applications need to be submitted by July 31, 2017. However, if a family’s financial need changes at any time throughout the year, applications for the assistance will still be accepted.

Applications may be submitted online by clicking here, and are also available by visiting the main office of a school.  Only one application is required per household to cover all siblings attending school.

Breakfast is always available to all students attending Palm Beach County schools. Lunch prices are $2.05 for elementary students and $2.30 for middle and high school students.

FLORIDA INCOME ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES FOR REDUCED-PRICE MEALS

Effective from July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018

Household Size Annual  Monthly Twice Per Month Every Two Weeks Weekly
1 $22,311 $1,860 $930 $859 $430
2 $30,044 $2,504 $1,252 $1,156 $578
3 $37,777 $3,149 $1,575 $1,453 $727
4 $45,510 $3,793 $1,897 $1,751 $876
5 $53,243 $4,437 $2,219 $2,048 $1,024
6 $60,976 $5,082 $2,541 $2,346 $1,173
7 $68,709 $5,726 $2,863 $2,643 $1,322
8 $76,442 $6,371 $3,186 $2,941 $1,471
For each additional family member, add + $7,733 + $645 + $323 + $298 + $149