Free & Reduced Price Meals

Children need healthy meals to learn and grow.Delaware Academy offers healthy meals every school day. Your children may qualify for free meals or for reduced price meals. Reduced price is $0.25 for breakfast and $0.25 for lunch. Applications and Guidelines for Free and Reduced Price Meals are sent to all families at the beginning of every school year and are available at any time on this website or in all school offices.

If your income meets the guidelines and you believe your family qualifies:

  • Free and Reduced Price Meal Application available here online or in your school office

  • Complete and sign one application per family that includes all household members

  • You will be notified of your eligibility status ASAP

  • Until approval and notification, you must provide your child with a lunch or lunch money

  • Information provided will be used to determine eligibility and will be kept strictly confidential

  • Return your completed application in an envelope to the address on the top of the application

Factors considered in the application process are household size and total household income. HOUSEHOLD SIZE is considered all persons, related or unrelated including parents, children, grandparents or friends who live in your home and share living expenses. The TOTAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME is the income each household member received last month before taxes.  This includes wages, social security, pension, unemployment, welfare, child support, alimony, and any other income.

Free and Reduced Application 2017 2018.pdf