Free & Reduced Lunch


 

Although meals are free for all students this school year, it is important to complete the Free and Reduced Meals Application to ensure continued funding for AGSD.  Please visit SchoolCafe to apply now. 

Applications for Free and Reduced Price Meals for the 2021-2022 school year will be available on July 10, 2021. As a reminder, applications are due every year before the end of the 30 day grace period, usually in early October.

Pennsylvania Department of Education, Division of Food and Nutrition has announced an upgrade to streamline the process of student eligibility determination. The upgraded process in an online application where families can apply for Free and Reduced Price Meals quickly and easily.

You may also download the letter to households , instructions and application . Spanish letter to householdinstructions and application

With the re authorization of the National School Lunch Program, students enrolled in the Migrant Education Program are eligible to receive free school breakfast and lunch; a family application is not required.

Please call our office at 610.869.2441 if you need assistance with completing the application.

 


 

2020-2021 School Year : Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) Supplemental Payments

Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCR)(P.L. 116-127) the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) approved the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) to provide households with children eligible for free and reduced-priced meals under the National School Lunch Program (NLSP) or the School Breakfast Program (SBP) with P-EBT benefits due to the COVID-19 outbreak and related school closures. As part of the federal government's response to the pandemic, funding for the P-EBT has been extended through the end of September 2021.  DHS will work with the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) to identify eligible children and issue P-EBT tentatively early Spring.  More information can be found here.  

Please refer questions regarding the P-EBT card to the Department of Human Services Customer Service by calling 484-363-2137.