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Meal Assistance Programs

More Than A Meal

The primary use of the meal assistance programs’ data is for school meals. But our district also relies on free/reduced eligibility for school fee waivers, magnet school transportation assistance, Family Resource & Youth Services Centers, Title 1 and other school funding programs, Special Education, sports/summer camp scholarships, other meal assisting programs, discounted internet services (EBB program), college pre-exam testing discounts, KEES scholarships and other college financial assistance, and more.

Please check below to see which program your student's school participates in, and which application or form your household should complete for additional benefits.

Non-CEP Schools:

These students might qualify for free meals, based on family income.

Elementary: Athens-Chilesburg, Cassidy, Clays Mill, Garrett Morgan, Maxwell, Rosa Parks, Stonewall, and Veterans Park

Middle: SCAPA at Bluegrass

CEP Schools:

All students get free meals at school.

Elementary: Arlington, Ashland, Booker T. Washington, Breckinridge, Brenda Cowan, Cardinal Valley, Coventry Oak, Deep Springs, Dixie, Garden Springs, Glendover, Harrison, James Lane Allen, Julius Marks, Lansdowne, Liberty, Mary Todd, Meadowthorpe, Millcreek, Northern, Picadome, Russell Cave, Sandersville, Southern, Squires, Tates Creek, Wellington, William Wells Brown, and Yates

Middle: Beaumont, Bryan Station, Crawford, Edythe J. Hayes, Jessie Clark, Leestown, Lexington Traditional Magnet, Morton, Southern, Tates Creek, and Winburn

High: Bryan Station, Frederick Douglass, Henry Clay, Lafayette, Paul Laurence Dunbar, and Tates Creek

Other programs: Audrey Grevious Center, Carter G. Woodson Academy, Family Care Center, Fayette County Preschool Center, George Washington Carver STEM Academy for Boys, Martin Luther King Jr. Academy, Opportunity Middle College, Rise STEM Academy for Girls, STEAM Academy, Success Academy, The Learning Center, and The Stables


Jessica Morgison,
program assistant
(859) 422-2152

Paper forms: Families who cannot apply online may request a paper application by mail; please call (859) 422-2152.

2024-25 Media Release: FCPS Meal Program Guidelines (English)

National School Lunch Program

Did you know? The Child Nutrition Department has eliminated costs to families for reduced-price meals since August 2017.  

Archive Records: 

Free/Reduced Monthly Reports