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Apply for Free and Reduced Price Meals
Solicitude por Comidas Gratis o con Descuento


Application and Information for Free and Reduced Price Meals for 2017/2018 School Year.

Download the Application Form:
> Application Instructions in English and Spanish
> Letter to households in English and Spanish
> 17/18 Meal Application in English
> 17/18 Meal Application in Spanish
Applications are available throughout the school year and may be submitted at any time.



Income Eligibility Guidelines 2017-18

Click here to read the income guidelines.

Fill Out Your Application

Only one application per family, please! Make sure to include all required information, including:
. Signature
. LAST FOUR DIGITS of your SSN
. If you do not have a SSN please check the appropriate box
. Your complete mailing address including apartment number, city and zip code
. Income-If you check the box bi-weekly, be sure to put the amount that you earn biweekly not monthly.
. The names of ALL household members, foster children, etc.

Important Notice

PLEASE NOTE: If your child participates in the Free and Reduced Price Meal Program his/her application for 2016/17 school year will expire at the end of the day on September 29, 2017. You will be receiving a 2017/18 application in the US mail sometime in July.  If you do not receive an application US mail, you can pick one up at the Food & Nutrition Services Office at 1651 16th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405 or call (310) 450-8338, ext. 70228 to have one mailed to your home.

All school sites will have applications available in August. Please complete and return this application by September 1, 2016 or sooner.
It is imperative that you return this application prior to September 29, 2017, because it can take up to ten (10) days to process an application.

Apply by September 1, 2017 for the 2017/18 School Year

Please submit your 2017/18 application by September 1, 2017. Please be aware it may take at least ten (10) business days to process your 2016/17 application. If your child is in Kindergarten and you would like him/her to enjoy a nutritious meal on the first day of school, it is important that you submit your Application for Free or Reduced Price Meals PRIOR to the first day of school.
Applications must be for the current school year. It may take up to 10 (ten) business days to process an application.

Return Your Application Promptly

Parents are encouraged to return the applications as soon as possible so that your child's status will be current in the computer the first day of school.
Applications are available throughout the school year and may be submitted at any time.










Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District
1651 16th Street
Santa Monica, California 90404
310-450-8338