Free-and-Reduced Meal Application

Apply for Free and Reduced Meals
Posted on 09/14/2021
This is the image for the news article titled Apply for Free and Reduced Meals Jarrell ISD is providing the application to receive Free- and Reduced-Meals for the 2021-22 School Year.

Completing this application is very important because it may provide your child with additional resources during the 2021-22 school year.

Families must reapply every school year.

Research shows that receiving free or reduced-price school lunches reduces food insecurity, obesity rates, and poor health. In addition, the new school meal nutrition standards are having a positive impact on student food selection and consumption, especially for fruits and vegetables.

Did you know this important application is for more than just school lunches? Data collected through the application can help ensure Jarrell ISD receives adequate funding for programs for students who may be struggling.

Information gathered on the Free-and Reduced-Meal application affects the following:

• Waivers for college entrance exams, such as SAT and ACT

• Waivers for Advanced Placement fees

• Waivers for college applications

• Accountability

• Title I and College, Career, Military Readiness funding

Access the application. 
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