Free and Reduced Meal Information


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The Cedar Rapids Community Schools is a participant in the federally subsidized National School Lunch Program. This program allows children from families that meet certain income guidelines to receive free or reduced priced meals. The form that must be completed to receive these benefits is below. Applications are available in paper form at your child’s school in the main office or at the Department of Food and Nutrition.