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.

Apply Online

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

Fill Out the 2020-21 Free/Reduced-Price Meals Form

Get the Free/Reduced-Price Meals Form Instructions

To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, we encourage families to fill out the online application. If you cannot fill out the application online:

  • Visit the Learning Resource Center and use a computer to fill out the online form.
    OR
  • Call your school and:
    • arrange a time to fill out the online form at the building.
    • request a paper form (not preferred), then submit your confidential printed application to Nutrition Services, Learning Resource Center, 3550 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines, IA 50265.

Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines for School Year 2020-21/
Directrices de Elegibilidad de Ingresos Federales para el año escolar 2020-21

Household Size/
Tamaño del hogar
Yearly/
Anual
Monthly/
Mensual
Twice Each Month/
Dos por mes
Every Two Weeks/
Cada dos semanas
Weekly/Semanal
1 23,606 1,968 984 908 454
2 31,894 2,607 1,329 1,227 614
3 40,182 2,658 1,675 1,546 773
4 48,470 4,040 2,020 1,865 933
5 56,758 4,730 2,365 2,183 1,092
6 65,046 5,421 2,711 2,502 1,251
7 73,334 6,112 3,056 2,821 1,411
8 81,622 6,802 3,401 3,140 1,570
Each additional person/
Cada persona adicional:
8,288 691 346 319 160