District Kenton Elementary School Kenton High School Kenton Middle School

Free and reduced lunch policy announced

Kenton City Schools today announced its 2022-2023 program year policy for free and reduced price meals for students unable to
pay the full price of meals or milk served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast. Each school office and the
central board office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party. Breakfast will remain free for all
students. Lunch prices are as follows: Reduced status – $0.40, KES – $2.80, KMS and KHS – $3.00.

The Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines will be used to determine eligibility. Children from families whose annual income is at or
below the federal guidelines are eligible for free and reduced-price meals or free milk if the school participates in the Special Milk

To apply for free and reduced-price benefits, households should complete an application and return it to the school or apply
online. Online applications can be found at Additional copies are available at the principal’s office in each
school as well as Open House events. A complete application is required. Households which currently receive Special Nutrition
Assistance Program Benefits (SNAP, formally known as food stamps) or Ohio Works First (OWF) funds for a child must provide the
child’s name, the SNAP or OWF case number and signature of an adult household member on the application. Households that do
not receive SNAP or OWF funds must provide the names of all household members, the last four digits of the Social Security
Number of the adult signing the application or state “none” if the adult does not have a Social Security Number, the amount and
source of income received by each household member (state the monthly income) and the signature of an adult household
member. If any of this information is missing, the school cannot process the application.

Contact Regina Comstock RD LD, Cafeteria supervisor at 419-673-7248 option 2 with questions. Or email at
[email protected].