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Free or Reduced Meal Applications


Westerville City Schools families can apply online to have their child/children receive free or reduced-price school meals. Eligibility for free or reduced-price meals will be determined by federal guidelines.

Families who wish to apply for free or reduced-price meals must complete the form online at or complete a paper form  which can be found under the Documents section of this webpage. Completed forms should be returned to the school office.

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Paper applications are available in multiple languages upon request at you student's school office, and at the district Food Service office located at 936 Eastwind Drive. Families are encouraged to fill out online applications as they are a more efficient method of applying for free or reduced priced meals. On average eligibility determination occurs within 24 to 48 hours of online application completion. 

School meal prices for the 2023-24 school year include:

  • Breakfast – $1.25 elementary; $1.50 middle and high school 
  • Lunch – $2.75 elementary; $3 middle and high school
  • Reduced-price meals for those who qualify – 40 cents for lunch. (Breakfast is free for students who qualify for reduced-price meals.)  

Student breakfast and lunch prices remain the same as they have been dating back to the 2017-18 school year. For more information, please contact the Food Services office at 614-797-5700 or by email at  

For your convenience, parents are able to pay by cash or check with money taken to the school cafeteria. Online payments can be made at no additional cost to parents at

Food Service Office
936 Eastwind Drive, Suite 200, Westerville, OH 43081

Food Service Secretary
(614) 797-5993 / Fax:  (614) 797-5901

Free and Reduced Applications

  • F/R Application & FAQs - English
    This document includes Free and Reduced application questions and answers, as well as instructions on how to complete a free and reduced application.

LINQ Connect - Free & Reduced Online Application Information


  • F/R Waiver
    This should be filled out as an E-Form on Powerschool in the Parent Portal