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
Note to Parents: Learn about School Breakfast Program Changes
- Elementary School $2.00
- Middle/High School $2.50
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
*Remaining forms should be linked to the bulleted list below in August 2013. If you have any questions, contact us at 503-399-3091. [Posted: July 11, 2013]
How to Apply Online
Go to the Oregon Department of Education website at https://district.ode.state.or.us/apps/frlapp/. Applications are also available by contacting the district's Free and Reduced Lunch Program at 503-399-3091, ext.. 224.
Note: If you received a Notice of Eligibility letter from Adult and Family Services, give 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. You will be notified by mail if your application is approved or denied.
Free and Reduced Lunch Program Coordinator
503-399-3091 ext. 224
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 get Food Stamps, TANF or FDPIR benefits -- complete an application at that time.
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