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School Meal Program

The School Meal Program  pays for all or part of the cost of breakfast and lunch for children at school. In addition, some child care programs are included.  By offering healthy and nutritious meals, the program also helps children to learn and grow.  The program is administered by the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction.

Application Information:

To be considered for the program, an Application for Free and Reduced-Price Meals must be completed and submitted to your child’s school.

The person completing the application will be asked to provide a Social Security number.  A face-to-face interview is not required.  Applicants may be asked to provide verification of all income of all household members.


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School Meal Program application