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Free & Reduced Meals

Meal applications make a difference!

Did you know meal applications may bring significant additional funds to your children’s schools and benefits to your family in many ways besides meals? Students who qualify for free or reduced-price meals may qualify for individual benefits such as discounts and/or waivers in college application fee, AP testing fee, internet services, summer programs, access to higher education scholarships, after school club scholarships, holiday gifts, and many other learning and enrichment opportunities. You or your children do not have to be United States citizens to qualify.


Learn more about the program and eligibility on this information sheet (Spanish).

Ways to apply

  1. Apply for Free & Reduced Meals Online or
  2. Download the application form (En Español) or pick one up at any school site or at the district office and mail it to: 25 Churchill Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306.

Contact Us

Alva Spence
Student Nutrition Director

Denise Boggs
Student Nutrition Supervisor

Melanie Gomez
Student Nutrition Field Supervisor

Justin Jatiram
Chef Manager

Theresa Poon
Food Services Clerk