Free & Reduced Price Meals

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    Free and reduced-price lunches may be obtained by any student -- at any time during the school year -- whose family income falls within the guidelines set by the US Department of Agriculture.  Families are encouraged to apply.  For assistance, call (206.780.1844) or email:  NutritionServices@bisd303.org.
     
    You can APPLY ONLINE through Skyward Family Access - click on the Food Service tab and then Applications to begin.
     
    Family Access

    Print Letter to Households and a Free and Reduced Price Meal Application or a Spanish Free and Reduced Price Meal Application - or you may pick up one in any school office, the district office, or at the Food & Nutrition Services office, 9445 NE New Brooklyn Road, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. All application information is confidential and is used only to determine eligibility for the program. Students receiving meals under this plan use the same PIN pad to access their account as all students and thus, can remain anonymous. 

    Those who qualify for Free and Reduced Lunch may also receive additional benefits such as reduced class/athletic fees and reduced PSAT & SAT testing. (Spanish Translated)

    Return the application to your child's school or send to Food & Nutrition Services, 8489 Madison Ave. NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. If you have questions, please call 206-780-1844 or 780-1082.
     
    For additional services, Washington Connection offers a fast and easy way for families and individuals to apply for a variety of services such as Food, Cash, Child Care, Long-Term Care, and Medicare Savings Programs.  Click here to go to the Washington Connection website.
     
     
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    In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

    Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

    To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted 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; or
    2. fax:
      (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
    3. email:
      program.intake@usda.gov

     

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

     

    Nondiscrimination Statement

    Bainbridge Island School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. For questions, please contact Civil Rights Coordinator, Erin Murphy at emurphy@bisd303.org.