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Free and Reduced-Price Meals

The Cypress School District participates in the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs. Your family may be eligible to receive free or reduced-price meals. A new application must be completed each year. If you are a returning family, your eligibility will carry over only for the first 30 days into the new school year. Only one application is required per family.

How to Apply

  • Online Application:  For the most rapid processing of your application please apply online at:

  •  Paper Application:  You may also obtain and return a completed paper application to your student's school office. 

Online applications are typically processed within 24 hours. Paper applications may take up to 10 school days after receipt in the Child Nutrition Services office to process. However, it may take longer for paper applications at the start of the school year due to high volume.

You will be notified by email (or US Mail if no email address) of your application status. Until notification, you must provide your child with a lunch or lunch money.

Non-Discrimination Statement


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: 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;


(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email:


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.