No. Complete the application to apply for free or reduced price meals. Use one Free and Reduced Price School Meals Application for all students in your household. We cannot approve an application that is not complete, so be sure to fill out all required information. Return the completed application to: Weston Public Schools, Business Office, 89 Wellesley Street, MA 02493 (PH: 781-786-5230).
All children in households receiving benefits from MA SNAP, the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations or MA TAFDC, can get free meals regardless of your income. Also, your children can get free meals if your household’s gross income is within the free limits on the Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines.
Yes, foster children that are under the legal responsibility of a foster care agency or court, are eligible for free meals. Any foster child in the household is eligible for free meals regardless of income.
Yes, children who meet the definition of homeless, runaway, or migrant qualify for free meals. If you haven’t been told your children will get free meals, please call or e-mail Pamela Bator, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction at to see if they qualify or 781-786-5221.
Your children can get low cost meals if your household income is within the reduced price limits on the Federal Eligibility Income Chart, shown on this application.
Please read the letter you got carefully and follow the instructions. Call the school at the Business Office at 781-786-5230 if you have questions.
Yes. Your child’s application is only good for that school year and for the first few days of this school year. You must send in a new application unless the school told you that your child is eligible for the new school year.
Children in households participating in WIC may be eligible for free or reduced price meals. Please fill out an application.
Yes and we may also ask you to send written proof.
Yes, you may apply at any time during the school year. For example, children with a parent or guardian who becomes unemployed may become eligible for free and reduced price meals if the household income drops below the income limit.
You should talk to school officials. You also may ask for a hearing by calling or writing to: Dr. John Brackett, Superintendent, 89 Wellesley Street, Weston, MA 02493 or at 781-786-5210.
Yes. You or your child(ren) do not have to be U.S. citizens to qualify for free or reduced price meals.
You must include all people living in your household, related or not (such as grandparents, other relatives, or friends) who share income and expenses. You must include yourself and all children living with you. If you live with other people who are economically independent (for example, people who you do not support, who do not share income with you or your children, and who pay a pro-rated share of expenses), do not include them.
List the amount that you normally receive. For example, if you normally make $1,000 each month, but you missed some work last month and only made $900, put down that you made $1,000 per month. If you normally get overtime, include it, but do not include it if you only work overtime sometimes. If you have lost a job or had your hours or wages reduced, use your current income.
If you get an off-base housing allowance, it must be included as income. However, if your housing is part of the Military Housing Privatization Initiative, do not include your housing allowance as income.
No, if the combat pay is received in addition to her basic pay because of her deployment and it wasn’t received before she was deployed, combat pay is not counted as income. Contact your school for more information.
To find out how to apply for SNAP or other assistance benefits, contact your local assistance office or call the SNAP Hotline 1-866-950-3663
SY15-16 Federal Income Guidelines
Your children may qualify for free or reduced price meals if your household income falls within the limits on this chart.