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!

Free and Reduced-Price Meals: Apply Online

Printable Applications

Please submit your confidential printed application to:

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

Free and Reduced-Price Meals: Parent/Guardian Letter and Instructions

Free and Reduced-Price Meals: Printable Application PDF

Comidas escolares gratuitas y de precio reducido: La letra e instrucciones de aplicación de Padres

Comidas escolares gratuitas y de precio reducido: Aplicación para imprimir

Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines for School Year 2019-20/
Directrices de Elegibilidad de Ingresos Federales para el año escolar 2019-20

Household Size/Tamaño del hogar Yearly/Anual Monthly/Mensual Twice Each Month/Dos por mes Every Two Weeks/Cada dos semanas Weekly/Semanal
1 23,107 1,926 963 898 445
2 31,284 2,607 1,304 1,204 602
3 39,461 3,289 1,645 1,518 759
4 47,638 3,970 1,985 1,833 917
5 55,815 4,652 2,326 2,147 1,074
6 63,992 5,333 2,667 2,462 1,231
7 72,169 6.015 3,008 2,776 1,388
8 80,346 6,696 3,348 3,091 1,546
Each additional person/
Cada persona adicional:
8,177 682 341 315 158