As families and students prepare for the start of another school year, many applications for the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program went home in enrollment packets during the past few week.
Burbank Unified encourages qualifying students apply for the national program to ensure regular access to nutrition.
Children from households whose income is at or below the levels in the attached graphic are eligible for free or reduced-price meals. Children who receive Food Stamp (FS), California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs), Kinship Guardianship Assistance Payments (Kin-GAP), or Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) benefits are automatically eligible for free meals regardless of the income of the household in which they reside, according to a release from the district.
Eligibility for a foster child is based on a separate application and solely on the amount of the child’s personal use income.
Applications can also be obtained at each school in the district.