Free and Reduced Meals

  • Do you need to complete a Free/Reduced Lunch Application for this 2023-2024 school year? 

    To fill out a new application, visit

    If your child had an approved free/reduced meal status last year, it will expire on Sept. 25. A new application must be submitted for the 2023-24 school year to continue receiving meal benefits. If a new application is not submitted, then, beginning Sept. 26, they will need to pay for lunch.

    For assistance with free or reduced meals, contact Susie Zufall - or 727-547-7151

    Students in Pinellas County Schools are able to apply for free and reduced lunch meal benefits online.

    Online applications for free meal benefits are available at

    Meal applications provide funding for technology, discounted testing and college application fees, free clothing for students and more. To get started, apply beginning August 2, 2023, at

    For assistance with free or reduced meals - or 727-547-7151 

    Your online application is much more than just a meal application.  
    It's More than a Meal Application - Downloadable (PDF)

    School Meals

    All students may have one breakfast meal at no charge, which consists of an entrée (i.e.: either a hot menu item choice, or: a bowl of cereal, or cereal bar, with toast); a fruit choice (canned, fresh fruit, 100% juice); and a choice of milk. (PreK meals may differ).


    Lunch includes one entree item consisting of protein and healthy grains, a fruit choice (canned, fresh fruit, 100% juice); a variety of fresh and cooked vegetables, and a choice of milk. (PreK meals may differ).


    Every meal (breakfast and lunch) MUST include at least 1 fruit or 1 vegetable.


    2023-2024 School Year Meal Prices: 


    Paid Cost

    Free/Reduced Cost

    Student Breakfast


    No charge

    Elementary Lunch


    No charge

    Secondary Lunch


    No charge

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