Apply For Free/ Reduced Meals Online!!!

You can now apply for Free/Reduced meals online! Go to -- This is a safe and secure website. Paper applications will no longer be sent home with your child. if you have any questions, please feel free to contact your school cafeteria manager.

If your child was receiving meal benefits in a Catawba County School at the end of the 17-18 school year you will need to reapply by the following date to avoid a lapse in benefits:

Challenger students - September 17, 2018

All other students - October 8, 2018

For instructions on how to complete the online application please go to the "Frequently Asked Questions" section. Instructions will be listed at the bottom of the "Free/Reduced Questions".