It is widely researched and documented that well-nourished students are more successful in their academic studies. District 49 serves nearly 1 million delicious and healthy meals to our students each year to support our learners on the academic journey.
The annual 30 day carry-over grace period for families who qualified for free and reduced meals during the 2018-2019 school year ends Wednesday Sept. 12th. If your family has previously qualified for free and reduced meals, and have not yet applied this year, please apply on-line today to continue participating in the free and reduced meal program. Any student that doesn't have a current application for the 2019-2020 school year will be removed from the program Wednesday night, Sept. 12th, and must pay full-price for any meals beginning Thursday, Sept. 13th.
Complete Free and Reduced Meal Program Application: To ensure the continuation of free and reduced meal participation, please complete an online application before 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12th.