Free and Reduced Applications are available NOW!

New this year, you can complete and submit the application ONLINE! Don’t hesitate, complete the application today.

There are 2 ways to submit!
1. Online from a computer at schoolcafe.com
2. Download the SchoolCafe by PrimeroEdge app for your smartphone *
*We recommend the phone app as the app also allows you to see your child(ren)’s meal purchases, set low balance alerts and set spending limits. You can also see instantly what your child(ren)’s meal eligibility is. After submittal, click on Eligibility Info on the left panel.

A few items you will need to help make the process easy and have a successful submittal:

  1. Your child(ren)’s name and date of birth. Helpful information would be your child(ren)’s school ID and the school they will be attending this Fall.  This can be found on your Campus Portal. Most students grades 6 – 12th grade know this number as it is their lunch PIN number.
  2. You must register for SchoolCafe. Here is step by step instructions to complete your registration.
  3. Here are step by step instructions on how to complete the application. English Instructions and Spanish Instructions.

Additional 2018-2019 Free or Reduced Meal Eligibility Application resources
Information Letter for Web-based Applications (English)
Carta De Informacion (Espanol)

If you are not able to complete the online application and are needing a paper version, please email school.nutrition@southeastpolk.org or call 515-957-3432.