Apply anytime for Financial Assistance for Meal Benefits, Summer School and More
Students in all grade levels meeting income guidelines or receiving SNAP or TANF benefits are eligible to receive free or reduced-price meal benefits as well as fee waivers for AP exams, athletic participation fees, and support for other school-related needs. Apply for or renew benefits online at https://district.ode.state.or.us/apps/frlapp/default.aspx.
2021-22 Menu Prices
Grades Breakfast Lunch PK-5 $0.00 $0.00 6-8 $0.00 $0.00 9-12 $0.00 $0.00 Adult $2.50 $5.00 Milk $0.50 $0.50
Free and Reduced-Price Meals
SUMMER MEAL INFORMATIONTo find a meal service site near where you live, text “Summer Meals” or "verano" (for Spanish) to 914-342-7744, or call 1-866-348-6479 to find a site near you.IMPORTANT 2022-23 SCHOOL YEAR INFORMATION: Eligible families can apply for benefits for the 2022-23 school year on or after July 1, 2022, when the new application is available.
Please note: Meal benefits expire at the end of each school year. A new application must be completed each school year.
Click on the Apply Online Button below or download the mobile app to complete and submit an application via SchoolCafe.
Two Step Process to Submit an Online Meal Application with SchoolCafe:
1. Create a SchoolCafe Account. You can use this account each school year to submit an online meal application.
2. Complete and submit the online application. You can check the status of the application and even print out the approval/denial letter.
Applying with a Paper Application:
To submit a paper application, click on the 2021-22 Confidential Family Application for Free and Reduced Priced Meals below. Print out and complete the required information and mail the application to the PPS Nutrition Services Department, 501 N. Dixon St., Portland, OR 97227. To request one to be mailed to you, please fill out the online request form or contact the PPS Meal Benefits Office at 503.916.3402 or email email@example.com.
If families do not qualify for free and reduced-price meals, a meal application can be submitted any time during the school year. This means if circumstances change that allow families to meet the income guidelines, they can submit an application at that time.
PLEAST NOTE: If your student attends a charter school or community-based site, please contact your student's school or site directly for more information on their meal application process. The PPS Meal Benefits Office processes meal applications for sites it serves and claims meals for which do not include charter schools or community-based sites.