Free & Reduced Meal Program
Parents can submit applications to enroll their student(s) in the free and reduced meal program. Applications should be submitted annually and may be completed online through SchoolCafe or via a printable meal application. Paper applications cannot be submitted via email or fax, but must be submitted to the student's school or directly to Nutrition Services (690 E Cope Industrial Way, Palmer, AK 99645).The application process will require the following information be provided:
Questions regarding the application process can be directed to (907) 861-5100.
- Total household size
- Income for all household members (Income guidelines are available here)
- Student name(s)
- Additional information that is helpful, though not required, includes the student's birth date, enrolled school, and MSBSD ID number
MSBSD participates in the USDA's Community Eligibility Provision (CEP). This program allows all students at eligible sites to receive free breakfast and lunches automatically, without approval of a Free & Reduced Meals application.
The following schools are part of CEP for the 2021-2022 school year: