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Free and Reduced Lunch Program

For families interested in applying for the Free and Reduced Lunch Program please see the instructions for submitting the application through PaySchools Central or Paper Applications on our Free and Reduced Lunch page.

Please direct all Free and Reduced Lunch Program questions to the attention of Nan Bill.  Ms. Bill may be reached by phone at 609-397-0323 option 3 or email at

How to Apply

  • Lunch payments can be made daily via cash or students may opt to prepay for lunch by creating an account or logging in at PaySchools Central.  

    Please see our Parent User Guides to learn how to sign-up for online payments and view account history.

    PaySchools Central Parent User Guide   |   Guía del usuario para padres de PaySchools Central

  • South Hunterdon Regional School District requires only one application per family which will be valid for all children in your household. Your US citizenship or immigration status does not affect your eligibility for free and reduced price benefits. 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.
  • 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

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