Salem-Keizer Public Schools partners with Sodexo to provide healthy, nutritious meals to our students. The cost for full price meals is as follows:
- Elementary School $1.00
- Middle/High School $1.10
- Adult $2.10
- Elementary School $2.30
- Middle/High School $2.75
- Adult $3.80
- Milk $0.40
Your child may qualify for free or reduced price meals if:
- Your household receives Food Stamps, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), or benefits from the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR), OR:
- Your household income is at or below the amount on the Income Chart.
How To Apply In Person or By Mail For Free or Reduced Price Meals
Download and fill out an application and return it to your school or send to:
Food and Nutrition Services
3625 Fairview Industrial Dr. SE
Salem OR, 97302
Free or Reduced Meal Application
The English and Spanish forms are now fillable and printable.
How to Apply Online
Go to the Oregon Department of Education website. Applications are also available by contacting the district's Free and Reduced Lunch Program at 503-399-3169.
Note: If you received a Notice of Eligibility letter from Adult and Family Services, give a copy of that notice to the school. You do not need to complete a meal application. The information on your application is used only to determine whether or not your child is eligible for free or reduced-price meals. Student's name and eligibility status can be released to other Federal child nutrition or education programs and State health and education programs. Any other information on your application can only be released with your written approval. Click here for the Sharing Information Waiver release forms. You will be notified by mail if your application is approved or denied.
Free and Reduced Lunch Program Coordinator
If you are not eligible now but have a change later -- such as a decrease in household income, an increase in household size, become unemployed or begin to receive Food Stamps, TANF or FDPIR benefits -- complete an application at that time.
Civil Rights Statement
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from disciminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
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This institution is an equal opportunity provider.