2855 Colonial Blvd • Fort Myers, FL 33966
Phone: 239.334.1102 • TTD/TTY: 239.335.1512
Our Vision: To be a world-class school system
|Welcome to the Food and Nutrition Services Department|
|2855 Colonial Boulevard
Fort Myers, FL 33966-1012.
Our phone number is 239-461-8449.
|Free & Reduced Lunch Application Info|
|New for this school year. You can fill out your free and reduced application online. Just click on the link below to complete your application.|
Complete your free and reduced application on line. Click on the link below and follow all instructions
|Free & Reduced Application Process|
|This is our 7th year for family applications. Parents need to turn in 1 application per household. Applications are available in English and Spanish at all schools. Instructions for completing an English application by our Creole applicants are available in the main office of your child's school. Your family application should be given to your youngest child to return to his/her school; or you may mail the form to Food and Nutrition Services at 2855 Colonial Blvd.; Fort Myers, FL 33966.|
|What is Direct Certification?
Under direct certification, school districts use information from State welfare or food stamp offices to certify children to receive free meals. To qualify, the children's families must receive food stamps, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, or assistance from the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations.
How do you know if your Student is Direct
If one student is Direct Certified, in a household, are
the remaining students also Direct Certified?
|Application Completion Tips|
|What measures can I take to expedite my
Why is it necessary to use BLACK or BLUE INK?
Why do we need to keep in the red squares?
Why is it necessary to use the same name as it appears on
the Birth Certificate?
Why do you list All Other Household Members?
Why do I need to fill out Social Security Number and sign
If I have more than one student going to school in the
School District of Lee County do I need to fill out more than
If I have a student living at home that goes to a private
school, charter school, or Pre K school, in Lee County, do I
include them on the application?
|Income Eligibility Guidelines|
|Use the income chart below to see if you qualify
for the free or reduced price meal program. Effective July 1,
2012 - June 30, 2013
|*A household of 1 means a foster child, a child in out-of-home care, or a pupil who is his/her sole support.|
|"A private school scholarship is available." If your household qualifies for free or reduced-price lunch, your students may be eligible to receive a state-supported scholarship to a private school. for more information visit www.StepUpForStudents.org or click on the picture above.|