Free and Reduced Meals

  • The WDMCS provides all district students an Iowa Eligibility application at registration time. It is also provided online for your convenience. If you meet the guidelines below, please submit your confidential application to WDMCS Nutrition Services online or in print. Only one application per household is required.

    Families can now apply for free or reduced-price meals online.

    Apply Online

    Download Free/Reduced-Price Meals Form Instructions

Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines for School Year 2021-22 / Directrices e Elegibilidad de Ingresos Federales para el año escolar 2021-22

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    Household Size Yearly Monthly Twice Each Month Every Two Weeks Weekly
    Tamaño del hogar Anual Mensual Dos por mes Cada dos semanas Semanal
    1 23,828 1,986 993 917 459
    2 32,227  2,686 1,343 1,204 620
    3 40,626 3,386 1,693 1,563 783
    49,025 4,086 2,043 1,886 943
    57,424 4,786 2,393 2,209 1,105
    65,823 5,486 2,743 2,532 1,266
    74,222 6,186 3,093 2,855 1,428
    82,621 6,886 3,443 3,178 1,589
    Each additional person/
    Cada persona adicional:
    8,399 700 350 324 162

     

  • Contact Us

    Lynnae Gilmore
    Nutrition Secretary
    515-633-5088
    866-730-5433 (toll free)

  • Student Fee Waiver

    If you qualify for free and reduced-price meals, you may also be eligible to have student fees waived or partially waived. Families who qualify for a waiver should fill out the online waiver form or contact their building principal for a waiver form. This waiver must be completed annually.

    2021-22 Fee Waiver Form

  • Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Program

    The Families First Coronavirus Response Act allows states to issue Food Assistance benefits to households with children in grades PK-12 who have temporarily lost access to free or reduced-price school meals due to pandemic-related school closures.

    Learn more and read FAQs

Last Modified on August 16, 2021