Turn in Applications to:
For the most rapid processing of your Free & Reduced Meal Application please apply online at
or you may return your completed paper application to:
the District Unit office
648 North Chicago St.
Geneseo, IL 61254
One application per household please
Free and Reduced Price Meals are available to families who believe they may qualify. If your family chooses to apply please complete a "Free and Reduced Meal Price Application Form." The forms can be obtained and returned (completed) to any school office. You will be notified by mail of your child's status. Until notification you must provide your child with a lunch or lunch money.
If you choose not to complete the free/reduced application online, you can print the form from the Food Service website, or stop by the Unit office to pick up the paper applications between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. You may also call 945-0450 and select option 0 (zero for operator) after July 15th to request an application be mailed to your home. Electronically filed applications will be sent directly to the Food Service Department. Return completed paper applications to the Unit Office between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.
You will be notified through Skyward Family Access or by e-mail if the district has one on file. If we do not have electronic information a letter will be sent through US mail when your paper or electronic application has been processed.
Any questions regarding free/reduced applications should be directed to the Food Service Office by calling 945-0414 after August 1st
Only complete one 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.
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, however an application or direct certification is still needed to document their status. Foster children may be included in the household application as part of the household size.