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! The 2020-21 form will be linked here once it is available.

Printable Applications

Please submit your confidential printed application to:

Nutrition Services
Learning Resource Center
3550 Mills Civic Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50265

The 2020-21 printed application will be linked here as a PDF once it is available.

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