Free and Reduced-Price Meals
Apply Online for Free and Reduced-Price School Meals
All Portland Public Schools (Portland SD 1J) are approved to use the online application for the 15-16 school year. Portland SD 1J is the district's name on the state list.
Students in all grade levels from pre-K through high school are eligible to receive free or reduced-price meal benefits valued at up to $1,000 per year, if your family meets the income guidelines or if you receive SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly Food Stamps) or TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) benefits. Students who are eligible for free and reduced-price meals may also be eligible to receive fee reductions or waivers for other services if you date, sign and submit the "Permission to Share" form with your application.
How to print and submit a paper copy of the meal application:
Applications may be printed by clicking on the links below. Use the application checklist to make certain that you are completing all of the necessary information. Submit the completed application to your school office or mail directly to: Portland Public Schools Nutrition Services, PO Box 3107, Portland OR 97208-3107
- Print an application
- Print frequently asked questions and instructions for applying
- Remember to sign the "Permission to Share" for other local program benefits (page 3 of application)
- Print application in Spanish
- Print frequently asked questions and instructions for applying in Spanish
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