2018-2019 Meal Benefit Application & Information

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

"Reduced" Meals are now free under new state guidelines.

Students must have an approved 2018-19 Application for Educational Benefits on file to receive free meal benefits. A new application must be completed each school year.

Meal benefits are available to students whose families meet certain requirements such as:

  • families might have either one or more children who receive MFIP, SNAP or FDPIR benefits,
  • have a foster child 
  • or have a household income within certain guidelines. 

Free meal benefit information is private data and is kept confidential.  

Applications can be completed and submitted online through the Infinite Campus Portal or downloaded, completed, and faxed to 952-988-5310, emailed, or returned in person at 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, MN 55305 (Room 101).

Queations?  Call 952.988.4060


2018-19 Meal Benefits Instructions & Eligibility Guidelines (pdf, 140 KB)

Everything you will need to know to complete your Meal Benefits Application

2018-19 Meal Benefits Application (English) (pdf, 79 KB)

English application for meal benefits. This can also be completed online.

2018-2019 Meal Benefits Application (Spanish) (pdf, 288 KB)

Aplicaciόn en  Español para beneficios de comida. Esta también puede ser completada en linea.

2018-2019 Waiver of Confidentiality (pdf, 561 KB)

This waiver allows our department to share your student(s) lunch eligibility status for the purpose of financial aid assistance for which your children may qualify.

Esta exoneracin permite a nuestro departamento compartir el estatus de elegibilidad de almuerzo de su estudiante, con el propsito de obtener asistencia financiera para la cual su hijo pueda calificar.