Free/Reduced Lunch Application & Information

To fill out an application, click the link below.  Note: applications for school year 2019-20 will be accepted starting on August 12, 2019.  Paper copies of the application are also available in the main office.  They can be submitted any time during the school year.

Please be aware, you MUST apply for free/reduced lunch through the OC website or the OC office for your application to reach the Open Classroom. The SLC district registration website will NOT send us this application.  Thank you.

Utah Household Application for FR Meals_English_NSLP SY20 at OC

Instructions with step by step details for completing the application can be found using this link:

Utah Application Instructions_English_SY20

Email the completed form to andrea.winbauer@slcschools.org, OR print and turn in the completed form to the OC MAIN OFFICE.  Incomplete forms are not accepted, so please ensure you have filled in the entire form.  If you prefer to have the application and information in Spanish, please email us.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS-FREE AND REDUCED PRICE LUNCH

Dear Parent/Guardian:

Children need healthy meals to learn. Open Classroom Lunch Program offers healthy meals every school day. Lunch costs $3. Your children may qualify for free meals or for reduced price meals. Reduced price is $0.40 for lunch. We also serve breakfast for $1.50. Breakfast is not available on the free meal program at this time.

Above is an application for free or reduced price lunch meal benefits, and a set of detailed instructions. Below is a link to some common questions and answers to help you with the application process.

Letter to Parents FAQs_English_SY20

This chart shows if your family will be eligible for free lunch.

FEDERAL ELIGIBILITY INCOME CHART For School Year 2019-20
Household size Yearly Monthly Weekly
1 $23,107 $1,926 $445
2 $31,284 $2,607 $602
3 $39,461 $3,289 $759
4 $47,638 $3,970 $917
5 $55,815 $4,652 $1,074
6 $63,992 $5,333 $1,231
7 $72,169 $6,015 $1,388
8 $80,346 $6,696 $1,546
Each additional person: $8,177 $682 $158

If you have other questions or need help, call OC Food Program, Andrea Winbauer, 134 D St SLC 84103; 801.578.8225; or email andrea.winbauer@slcschools.org .

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:  http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, 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.