Free & Reduced Meals

  • For the 2022–2023 school year, the USDA is REQUIRING a Free & Reduced application to be filled out for free or reduced meals and textbooks. 

    To make this process easier, after July 25, 2022, families can fill out the Free & Reduced application online from the privacy of your home or anywhere with an internet connection. Results will be sent directly to your email. Go to MySchoolApps.com to fill out your Free & Reduced application online today. Only one application is needed, even if you have children at multiple schools.

    my school apps logoFree & Reduced paper applications can be picked up at your child’s school or the School City of Mishawaka Administration center or by clicking one of the links below.

    Any questions can be directed to the Food Service Department at 574-254-4545.

    REMINDER: You can fill out the Free and Reduced application anytime during the school year. If your income or circumstances change, please don't forget to fill out the application to see if you qualify for free or reduced meals and textbooks.

     
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    NOTE: If you filled out your free and reduced application and have not heard anything by August 9, 2022, please plan to send money with your child for breakfast and/or lunch.

Free Textbooks

  • Did you know your child(ren) may qualify for FREE OR REDUCED MEALS AND TEXTBOOKS? If you believe you may be eligible, all you need to do is complete the Free & Reduced application online at MySchoolApps.com

    Free & Reduced paper applications can be picked up at your child’s school or the School City of Mishawaka Administration center or by clicking here.

    Please refer to the chart for income requirements.
    Income guidelines

    An important reminder if you are filling out a paper form, you must complete both sides of the form for free textbooks, and you can do it any time during the school year. If your income changes, you can apply for these programs up until the last day of the school year.

    If you have any questions, please contact your school or call 574-254-4508.