Apply for 2019-20 Student Meal Benefits

Jul. 1, 2019
Lunch tray with food

The Free and Reduced Meal Benefit Program is part of the National School Lunch Program, which is a federally-assisted meal program. It provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free meals to children each school day during the school year.

DPS families can begin submitting applications online for the 2019-20 school year on July 18. Online applications are the fastest and easiest way to apply for meal benefits, whether you choose to opt-in or opt-out. Complete the application at Your information is protected using secure technology, so families can rest assured that your personal information is confidential.

For more information on Free and Reduced Meal Benefits visit the Food and Nutrition Services website.