• Apply for Free and Reduced-Price Meals
    Solicitude para Comidas Gratis o a Precio Reducido

    We only accept original meal applications or online meal applications. We no longer accept applications via email or fax.

    Application and Information for Free and Reduced Price Meals for 2021/2022 School Year.
        
    Online Application:

    Download the Application Form:

    Mail or Return your Application to:
    Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District
    Food & Nutrition Services
    1651 16th St.
    Santa Monica, CA 90404
    Applications are available throughout the school year and may be submitted at any time.

    Fill Out Your Application
    Only one application per family, please! Make sure to include all required information, including:

    • Submit only one (1) Application per household.
    • Every household must complete a NEW Application each school year.
    • A Meal Application MUST be completed and submitted before the morning of Friday, October 1, 2021. It can take up to 10 days to process an application.
    • Incomplete applications will be returned.
    • List ALL adults (whether employed or not) and children in the household on one application ONLY, including every non-student and student living in the home.
    • Do not attach any income documentation (needed only if the family is selected for verification).
    • Sign, date and write the last 4 digits of your social security number. If you do not have a social security number, check the box stating that you do not have a number.

    Important Notice
    PLEASE NOTE: If your child participates in the Free and Reduced Price Meal Program his/her application for 2020/21 school year will expire at the end of the day on Friday, October 1, 2021. You will be receiving a 2021/22 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.

    Eligibility from the previous year expires the evening of Friday, October 1, 2021. It can take up to 10 days to process a Meal Application. If an application has not been filed by this date, and the family has not been notified that their children are approved for Free or Reduced price meals, the children must pay full price for school meals.

    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.