Meal Applications

Turn in Applications to:

For the most rapid processing of meal application please apply Online


Please return completed applications in person at

Child Nutrition Services

250 Church St, Redlands, CA 92374  

Business Hours 7:00 am - 3:30 pm

Monday - Friday

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Meal Applications

We are pleased to announce the ability to apply for Free and Reduced Priced Meals online! The process is SAFE, SECURE, PRIVATE, and AVAILABLE anytime, anywhere!


Attention RUSD Parents:

Please check back after July 24th, 2018.
Free and Reduced Family Meal Applications are not being accepted at this time
for 2018-2019 school year. For further assistance please call (909) 307-5366
(Tammy Flint ext. 24103, Nohemi Ramos ext. 24104)


Free and Reduced Price Meals are available to families who believe they may 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.

Foster children are categorically eligible for free meal benefits. An application is not needed yet there does need to be documentation of status by a state or local entity familiar with the child's status. Foster children may be included in the household application as part of the household size.