Turn in Applications to:

Turn in to your students teacher.


Mail to:

School Nutrition Services

Cleveland County Schools

400 W. Marion Street

Shelby, NC 28150

Meal Applications

Free and Reduced Price Meals are available to families who qualify. If your family chooses to apply please complete a "Free and Reduced Meal Price Application Form." The forms can be obtained and returned (completed) to any school office. You will be notified by mail of your child's status. Until notification you must provide your child with a lunch or lunch money.

Only complete one application per family. The information you give will be used to determine or prove your child's eligibility for free or reduced-priced meals. This information may also be used for other state or federally funded school benefits.

Factors considered in the application process are household size and total household income. HOUSEHOLD SIZE is considered all persons, related or unrelated: Including parents, children, grandparents who live in your home and share living expenses. The TOTAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME is the income each household member received last month before taxes - this includes wages, social security, pension, unemployment, welfare, child support, alimony, and any other cash income.

IMPORTANT Community Eligibility Program (CEP):

Are you changing schools?
If you were enrolled at a CEP school and will be attending a non-CEP school this coming school year you MUST complete a Free and Reduced Price Meal application and be approved or pay full price for meals.
To view all CEP and non-CEP schools click here.
For More Community Eligibility Program information, click here...