Federal Free & Reduced-Price Meal Program

  • Meal Benefits Information 

    • The 2018-19 Application for Free & Reduced-Priced School Meals is currently available to apply online using the links below. 
       
    • You may also download and print a paper copy below.

    • Paper applications will be available for distribution at the beginning of the school year.

    • School meals are available at a free or reduced-price rate to students who qualify based on guidelines established by the United States Department of Agriculture. Reduced-price meals are 30¢ for breakfast and 40¢ for lunch. Please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for more information on choosing a full meal at each campus level. 
  • Apply Online Button - English  Apply Online Button - Spanish

  • Application Process

    •  Click on the images above to be automatically directed to the online application.  If you need help please watch the step-by-step guide to learn how to complete the online application. 
    • If you'd prefer to use a paper application, please visit a campus office (beginning in August), the Food & Nutrition offices, or print an application in English or en Español

     


    Criteria for Free and Reduced-Price Meal Benefits

    • The following criteria will be used to determine a child's eligibility for free or reduced-price meal benefits: 

    Income

    • Household income that is at or below the income eligibility levels

    Categorical or Automatic Eligibility 

    • Household receiving assistance from the following:  Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); or Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)

    Program Participant

    • Child's status as a foster child, homeless, runaway, migrant, or displace by a declared disaster
    • Child's enrollment in Head Start or Even Start

    Income Eligibility

    • For those households that qualify for free or reduced-price meals based on income, an adult in the household must fill out free and reduced-price meal application and return it to any District office. Those individuals filling out the application will need to provide the following information:
      1. Names of all household members
      2. Amount, frequency, and source of current income for each household member

    Income Eligibility

    For those households that qualify for free or reduced-price meals based on income, an adult in the household must fill out free and reduced-price meal application and return it to any District office. Those individuals filling out the application will need to provide the following information:

    1. Names of all household members
    2. Amount, frequency, and source of current income for each household member
    3. Last 4 digits of the Social Security number of the adult household member who signs the application or, if the adult does not have a social security number, check the box for "No Social Security Number"
    4. Signature of an adult household member attesting that the information provided is correct 

    Categorical or Program Eligibility

    • Lake Travis ISD is working with local agencies to identify all children who are categorically and program eligible. Lake Travis ISD will notify the households of these children that they do not need to complete an application. Any household that does not receive a letter and feels it should have should contact Food & Nutrition Services at 512-533-7990 or fans@ltisdschools.org.
    • Any household that wishes to decline benefits should contact Food & Nutrition Services at 512-533-7990 or fans@ltisdschools.org.
    • Applications may be submitted anytime during the school year. The information households provide on the application will be used for the purpose of determining eligibility. Applications may also be verified by the school officials at any time during the school year.

    If you have any questions, please contact:
    fans@ltisdschools.org
    (512) 533-7990

     




  • In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.  This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

    De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés), se prohíbe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad realizados o financiados por el USDA. Las personas con discapacidades que necesiten medios alternativos para la comunicación de la información del programa (por ejemplo, sistema Braille, letras grandes, cintas de audio, lenguaje de señas americano, etc.), deben ponerse en contacto con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron los beneficios. Las personas sordas, con dificultades de audición o discapacidades del habla pueden comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service [Servicio Federal de Retransmisión] al (800) 877-8339. Además, la información del programa se puede proporcionar en otros idiomas. Para presentar una denuncia de discriminación, complete el Formulario de Denuncia de Discriminación del Programa del USDA <http://www.ocio.usda.gov/sites/default/files/docs/2012/Complain_combined_6_8_12.pdf>, (AD-3027) que está disponible en línea en: <http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html> y en cualquier oficina del USDA, o bien escriba una carta dirigida al USDA e incluya en la carta toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de denuncia, llame al (866) 632-9992. Haga llegar su formulario lleno o carta al USDA por: (1) correo: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; o (3) correo electrónico: program.intake@usda.gov <mailto:program.intake@usda.gov>. Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.