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Free and Reduced Meal Applications

National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs

Lawndale Elementary School District takes part in the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs. Meals are served every school day. Breakfast costs $0.75. Lunch costs $1.50. Eligible students may ...more

How to apply?

There are various ways to qualify: Direct Certification, Categorically, Foster children, and Income-Based.

Direct certification is the process under which children are certified based on the ...more

Online Meal Application

The best and most efficient way to submit an application is to use the District's online application .

The benefit of using the online application:

  • Application is sent directly to Food Services
  • Online ...more

Income Eligibility Guidelines

House- hold Size (people) Annual ($) Monthly ($) Weekly ($)
Income Eligibility Guidelines 2013-14


21,257 1,772 409
2 28,694 2,392 552
3 36,131 3,011 695
4 43,568 3,631 838
5 51,005 4,251 981
6 58,442 4,871 1,124
7 65,879 5,490 1,267
8 73,316 6,110 1,410
Each Additional Person 7,437 620 144

Paper Applications

Most all households should receive an application via U.S. Postal Service prior to the school year starting. Parent/guardian should fill out one application per household and return to Food Services. Please make sure to read the cover letter highlighting some of the key points: Cover LetterAdditional applications may be found at every school front office, school cafeteria, Food Services office, District Office or by printing from the following links: English Application & Application Information, or Spanish Application & Application Information.

If you require assistance completing the application, please do not hesitate to call or visit Food Services.