Free and Reduced Meal Application 23-24

You can learn more and apply for the National School Lunch Program on the Meridian Cafeterias webpage.

Returning Families: Free and reduced meal applications must be updated and submitted each school year. Families who had free and reduced lunch last year will have their status carry over for 30 days starting Wednesday, August 9. On Friday, September 15 at 5 p.m. if you have not submitted your new application your account will revert to a “paid” status and you will be charged full price for breakfast and lunch.

Breakfast prices: Paid: $2.75, Reduced: $0.30, Free: $0.00

Lunch prices: Paid: $4.75, Reduced: $0.40, Free: $0.00


New reduced breakfast price: The 88th Texas Legislature approved funding as part of the General Appropriations Act so that students who qualify for reduced-price school meals can eat breakfast at no charge starting on Friday, September 1 for the next two years.


Learn More and Apply

Media Release 2023-2024

National School Lunch Program Application 2023-2024

National School Lunch Program Application Instruction 2023-2024

National School Lunch Program Household Letter 2023-2024

Once an application is filled out please submit it by email or returned in person to your campus front office. Read on to learn how to set up your MySchoolBucks account to purchase school meals. If you have any questions please email Kaylee Torres at [email protected].