Free & Reduced Information

  • Child Nutrition Program Benefits Information

    Children need healthy meals to learn. Wichita Public Schools offers healthy meals every school day. Your child may qualify for free meals or for reduced price meals. Your student is expected to pay full price for meals until the application is processed; you will be notified when your application is approved or denied. Please verify that your mailing address and your email address is correct at your child’s school so you can be notified. If you do not receive a letter within ten business days, contact Nutrition Services at 316-973-2160 or by email at


    Online Meal Benefits Application

    The online meal application is currently available in both English and Spanish at the link below.

    Online Meal Benefits Application


    Consent for Disclosure (formerly Waiver of Confidentiality)

    Completion of this form as well as providing proof of eligibility are necessary for text book and other school fees to be reduced or waived. This is available for electronic submission during online enrollment, as well as on the Enrollment website in the Enrollments Forms and Information section, under Textbook and Enrollment Fees.

    To go to Enrollment Forms and Information on the Enrollment website, click Online


    Annual Parent Letters

    Parent letters are sent every year, around the middle of July.  They contain frequently asked questions such as how to apply for meal benefits and how to qualify for reduced priced text book fees.

    Parent Letter (English)

    Parent Letter (Spanish)

    Parent Letter (Vietnamese)


    Paper Applications

    Paper applications are available at any school in the district.

    Application Instructions (English)

    Application Instructions (Spanish)


    Figuring Income for Online Application

    Figuring Income for Online Application (English)

    Figuring Income for Online Application (Spanish)


    Income Eligibility Guidelines

    Income Eligibility Guidelines (English)

    Income Eligibility Guidelines (Spanish)


Contact Us (Eligibility)

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