Free and Reduced Lunch Program

If you would like to apply for Free or Reduced Lunch, please use the PaySchools Central payment system to access the application.  Instructions are posted below.  More information as well as help guides regarding PaySchool Central  may be found on our Food Services page.  Please direct all questions to the attention of Nan Bill.  Ms. Bill may be reached by phone at 609-397-1672 option 3.

Log in or Create an Account at PaySchools Central

Free & Reduced Lunch Program - PaySchools Central Application Guide 

Ingresa o Crea una Cuenta en PaySchools Central

Programa de Comida Gratuita y de Precio Reducido - 
Instrucciones para Aplicar

Paper Application:  English    /    Español

If you wish to contact our District Food Services Staff, 
please call 609-397-1672 and select an option. 



           POLICY 8550 - 
UNPAID MEAL CHARGES/OUTSTANDING FOOD SERVICE CHARGES
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ELIGIBILITYSouth Hunterdon Regional School District requires only one application per family which will be valid for all children in your household. Eligibility for free or reduced price school meal benefits is based on any of the following three factors: (1) Your total household income and family size during the month the  application is processed, during the prior month or during the following month; (2) Your child's individual status is registered as foster, homeless, migrant, or runaway; or (3) Participation in an assistance program by any member of your household.

Your US citizenship or immigration status does not affect your eligibility for free and reduced price benefits.
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ELEGIBILIDAD - El Distrito Escolar de la Región de South Hunterdon requiere solamente una solicitud por familia que será válida para todos los niños en su hogar. La elegibilidad para recibir beneficios de comidas escolares gratuitas o de precio reducido se basa en cualquiera de los siguientes tres factores: (1) El ingreso total de todos los miembros del hogar y el número de personas en la familia durante el mes en que se procesa la solicitud, durante el mes anterior o durante el siguiente mes; (2) El estado individual de su hijo es considerado como hijo adoptivo, sin hogar, migrante o fugitivo; o (3) La participación por cualquier miembro de su hogar en un programa de asistencia.

Su ciudadanía estadounidense o su estado civil no afecta su elegibilidad de recibir beneficios para las comidas gratuitas o de precio reducido. 
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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, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

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 responsible Agency or USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or 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 discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at How to File a Program Discrimination Complaint 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:program.intake@usda.gov.

USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.