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Meal Benefit Changes for Free/Reduced Lunch



The federal government allowed school districts to offer free lunch meals to all students during the pandemic. Unfortunately, this benefit is no longer available for the upcoming school year. Families that are or may be eligible for free or reduced-priced lunch meals, MUST complete an online meal benefit application BEFORE the start of school in order to receive assistance. Visit to complete the online application by the deadline of August 9, 2022. Families that are not eligible or that do not have an application on file by the first day of school will pay full price for their meals.


Collier County Public Schools will continue to provide breakfast at no charge during the 2022-2023 school year.


For more information, please contact the Nutrition Services Department: