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For the most rapid processing of your Free & Reduced Meal Application please apply online here:

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Or you may return your completed paper Free & Reduced Meal Application to the district office. 

Abilene Public Schools
213 N Broadway Street
P.O. Box 639 
Abilene, KS 67410-0639

One application per household please

Meal Applications

Breakfast and lunch is served at all five schools. Your student must have a current (2018-2019) approved application on file to receive meals at a reduced price or no charge. You must reapply each new school year. You may receive a paper 2018-2019 application by mail or download an application from the link below.  Applications are also available in your school office and at the district office.

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                                                     Apply for Free & Reduced Meals online anytime at LunchApplication.com!

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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.

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. An application is not needed yet there does need to be documentation of status by a state or local entity familiar with the child's status. Foster children may be included in the household application as part of the household size.