Free & Reduced Meals

  • The National School Lunch Program provides free and reduced-price meals to students who meet eligibility guidelines. Families who wish to apply for a free or reduced-price meal must complete a new application every school year. For the first 30 school days of the school year, Cherry Creek students will keep the same paid, free, or reduced-price meal status as the previous school year. Applications will be processed within ten school days.

     

    The student's parent or guardian must obtain a copy of the Letter of Eligibility. To request a replacement copy of the Letter of Eligibility, the parent or guardian may contact the Food and Nutrition Services office at 720-886-7172.

    The online meal application will be available in English, Spanish, Burmese, Chinese, French, Korean, Russian, and Vietnamese starting July 1, 2022, for the 2022-2023 school year.

  • Ways to Apply

    Students in all grades that qualify for free or reduced-price meals will receive breakfast and lunch at no charge.

    • Online application - preferred method APPLY 
    • Paper application - available at Student Nutrition Center or your student's school 

  • Additional Information

    Students in all grades that qualify for free or reduced-price meals will receive breakfast and lunch at no charge.

  • Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program could allow your student access to discounts for school-related activities. You may qualify for Medicaid or insurance through the Child Health Plan Plus program. Please contact Cherry Creek Schools Insurance Outreach liaison at 720-554-5063 for more information about medical benefit eligibility. 

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Last Modified on October 18, 2022