Free and Reduced Meals

  • Free and Reduced Meals

    While schools operate under a Blended Virtual Learning Program, all Wicomico County Public School meals will be offered to all students at no charge under a USDA waiver. Free and Reduced Meal applications are not necessary for access to school meals this school year. However, if a free or reduced meal status is necessary for a specific program, the free or reduced meal application may be completed online at: onlineapps.wcboe.org or click on HERE at the bottom of this page. 

    Free and Reduced Meal (FARMs) applications are available for households who wish to apply and are accepted at any point during the school year. Students may qualify for free or reduced-price meals based on household size and income. Students who reside with household members who receive SNAP, TCA, TANF, or FDPIR benefits may also qualify. 

    The following students qualify for free meals:

    • Migrant
    • Foster children
    • Students certified as homeless or runaway
    • Students currently enrolled in the Head Start program
    • Students in households receiving SNAP, TANF, TCA, or FDPIR benefits

    Additionally, students may qualify for Free or Reduced priced meals based on household size and income.

    Once your application has been submitted and processed a notification letter will be sent to your students school for them to bring home or a letter mailed to the address on file.

    Applications can be submitted online HERE. Access it on your computer or smartphone. All online applications are processed within 24 hours. Paper applications may take up to a week to complete.