The U.S. Department of Agriculture extends waivers to allow school districts to serve nutritious meals at no cost to children up to age 18 for the 2021-2022 School Year.
STUDENTS ATTENDING ONSITE:
Due to regulations and reporting requirements, staff must provide a full meal. Food Services staff are unable to provide only a beverage or fruit item.
- You may pay if you would only like partial items off the menu. Approved payment methods are cash, check and through a MealTime account. Change is not provided, but will be loaded to your students MealTime account.
- You can also check with your school to see if they participate in a "Sharing Table."
Please check with your school to learn more about your students' dining setting for the 2021-2022 school year as it may vary from school to school and grade level to grade level.
We still encourage families to complete a Free and Reduces Meal Application. Please see below for more information!
CHILDREN UP TO AGE 18 NOT ATTENDING ONSITE:
For children not enrolled or attending school on site, complete the ORDER FORM no later than Sunday of each week to pre-order meals for the following week.
Meals are available for pick up from 12:00 to 12:30, Monday - Friday at The Academies at Henderson Bay, 8402 Skansie Ave, for children up to age 18, not enrolled or attending a school on site.
The meal site follows Academies at Henderson Bay's menu. Each day will offer 1 lunch to enjoy that day and 1 breakfast to enjoy the following morning. Please click HERE for meal preparation instructions.
FREE AND REDUCED MEAL APPLICATION INFORMATION
Families are strongly encouraged to complete a School Meal Application now, which determines a student’s eligibility for free and reduced-price meals.
Eligibility is more than a meal! It provides P-EBT benefits, discounts on fees associated with technology, credit recovery, fees associated with college applications as well as SAT, ACT, and AP fees.
Applications can be submitted any time during the school year. Households that experience a change in income due to job loss or other circumstances are encouraged to apply.
The application process is simple and confidential. There are no citizenship requirements for participation, and immigration status is not requested or disclosed.
Eligibility lasts from the date of approval up to the first 30 operating days of the next school year or until a family contacts the school or district.
Complete the Free and Reduced Application and return it to your child's school main office or to the Nutrition Services Office. You may also mail your application to Peninsula School District Nutrition Services, 14015 62nd Avenue NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98332.
If you are unsure your student's eligibility, please submit an application for the PSD Nutrition Office to review or contact Nutrition Office at 253-530-1015 with any questions.
2021-2022 School Year Free and Reduced Application:
2021-2022 Solicitud gratuita o reducida para el año escolar: