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2017-18 Meal Application Form

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Multipurpose Family Income Form is now the new Online School Meal Application

For the 2017-2018 school year

You can help our schools get more funding, make sure students are well-fed, and help our dining areas buy better food. It’s easy — just fill out the multipurpose family income form below.

Complete a Multipurpose Family Income Form now!

Our schools get more money for more eligible forms. Federal, local, and private grant funding is based on the number of eligible meal applications we collect  and the only way to collect every eligible form is to collect multipurpose family income forms from every student.

Children get better meals. The more eligible forms we collect, the more money Student Nutrition Services (SNS) receives to spend on better food.

Application process

Student Nutrition Services (SNS) is now accepting online applications for the 2017-18 school year. Families can apply online at http://www.SchoolCafe.com paper forms are also available at schools and at the Student Nutrition Services Central Office @ 841 Ellis St, San Francisco, CA 94109.

Important facts:

  • Meal benefits are awarded for each school year, so any meal benefits from last school year will expire 30 school days after the start of school year. Apply by September 15th to avoid automatic paid status after that date.
  • In order to qualify for free meal benefits, families must submit a new application for school year 2017-2018.
  • Every household should submit a multipurpose family income form - The form is simple, secure and confidential.
  • Each year, many families neglect to fill out a multipurpose family income forms and accrue meal charges.
  • Families may re-submit a new multipurpose family income form for benefits at any time during the school year. Families are especially encouraged to submit a new application if they experience a decrease in household income, become unemployed, have an increase in family size, or qualify for CalWorks, CalFresh, FDPIR

 

Students new to SFUSD

Until your multipurpose family income form is processed, you will need to provide your child(ren) a sack lunch or send money to purchase school meals.  Based on your student's school (as per the list below) register for MyPaymentsPlus or SchoolCafe, where you can view your child's meal account history and balance by registering on mypaymentsplus.com or schoolcafe.com.

You may:

  • Make prepayments
  • Monitor the items your child has been purchasing in the cafeteria
  • Create settings to automatically replenish your child's account

From the following online payment systems:


SchoolCafe

If your student attends any of the schools below, please Register at  www.schoolcafe.com

To create a free account, you must have your child’s student ID number without the "HO" or "H0" prefix.

 

AP Giannini MS Aptos MS Lowell HS Civic Center HS
Francisco MS Everett MS June Jordan HS SF International HS
Hoover MS King Jr. MS Mission HS Balboa HS
Denman MS Lick MS Wallenberg HS Burton HS
Presidio MS Marina MS SOTA HS Galileo HS
VVMS MS Roosevelt MS O'Connell HS Lincoln HS
Brown MS TMarshall HS Washington HS

 

MyPaymentsPlus

If your student does NOT attend any of the schools listed above, please register at  www.mypaymentsplus.com.

To create a free account, you must have your child’s student ID number without the "HO" or "H0" prefix.

Facts about school meals

If your family does not qualify for free or reduced meals

You can still help by completing a multipurpose family income form and be sure to sign the form.

If your child doesn’t want school breakfast or lunch

If there is any chance that you qualify for free or reduced price meals, please fill out the form, including income level, to help your school receive more funding.

If you filled out a form last year

Federal Law requires families to fill out a new multipurpose family income form every year. School funding is also determined each year based on current forms.

If you or your child is not a citizen or legal U.S. resident

Free and reduced price meals are available for all children regardless of their citizenship status. A Social Security Number is not required.