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Apply Online for Free and Reduced-Price School Meals

WCPSS Child Nutrition Services wants families to know that they can apply online to qualify for free and reduced-price school meals.

Families who have a student receiving meals benefits from the 2018-19 school year need to know that those benefits will expire soon. 

Please find information that best describes your child’s school and you will find the date that benefits expire.

August 19, 2019 – Year-Round, Track 1 

September 5, 2019 - Modified Calendar  

September 6, 2019 - Barwell Road Elementary / Walnut Creek Elementary 

September 9, 2019 – Year-Round, Tracks 2 & 4 

September 10, 2019 – Year-Round, Track 3

September 19, 2019 - Knightdale High, North Wake College and Career Academy, Vernon Malone College and Career Academy, Wake Early College of Health and Science, Wake STEM Early College, Wake Young Men’s Leadership Academy and Wake Young Women’s Leadership Academy 

October 8, 2019 - Traditional Calendar and Fox Road Elementary 


Families should apply now for 2019-20 benefits. The process is easy. Applications can be completed online.


Families can go online to to determine if their students qualify and to complete the online application. Families will find information about the application, frequently asked questions and the online application.


Families may also visit their school where paper applications will be available.


WCPSS Child Nutrition Services wants to make sure all qualified families enroll for free and reduced-price meals.