Turn in Applications to:
Please turn in your completed application to your child's school or mail to:
One application per household.
Free and Reduced Price Meals are available to families who believe they may qualify. If your household is currently receiving benefits from SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-formerely the Food Stamp Program), TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) or, FDPIR (Food Distribution on Indian Reservation), you may not need to fill out a free and reduced meal application. Nutrition Services will email (email will come from firstname.lastname@example.org) or mail out a "Direct Certification" letter which states that your child(ren) will receive free school breakfasts and lunches for School Year 2017-18. If you have not received this letter, we do not show your child(ren) to be receiving this benefit. Please contact Penny Ripley in Nutrition Services at 816-986-2204 for verification.
If your family chooses to apply based on household gross income, please complete a "Free and Reduced Meal Application." The application can be filled out on-line. Just click on heartlandapps link below. Or, you can go directly to: www.heartlandapps.com. Hard copy applications are available at any school, on our school district website or at Nutrition Services, 702 SE 291 Hwy, Lee's Summit, MO. Please fill the form out completely and return to any school office or to Nutrition Services.
Only complete one application per family. The information you give will be used to determine or prove your child's eligibility for free or reduced-priced meals. This information may also be used for other state or federally funded school benefits.
Remember to write down your confirmation number!!
Within 48 hours of completing a online free and reduced meal application, you may verify and print your application result letter for your file. To review and/or print the approval letter go directly to the site:
You will need your confirmation number from when you filled out the online application on heartlandapps.com or, your child(ren's) student ID # and last name. Remember, it may take up to 48 hours before result letter is posted.
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.