Free & Reduced Meal Applications Available

Pine Tree Independent School District has finalized details for providing free and reduced-price meals for students served under the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program. Household size and income criteria listed below will be used to determine eligibility for free and reduced-price benefits.

The National School Lunch and Breakfast Program is a federal program designed to assist families that financially qualify for free or reduced meals. Children from households whose income is at or below the levels shown are eligible for free or reduced-price meals. Foster children who are the legal responsibility of a welfare agency or court may also be eligible for benefits regardless of the income of the household where they reside. Eligibility for the foster child is based on the child’s income.

For the 2019-2020 school year, grades PK-12th grade will receive free breakfast - Grades PK-6th Grade will receive free lunch.  Grades 7th-12th Grade lunch will be $2.65.  

Reduced Meal Prices

Breakfast: Free
Lunch: PK-6th: Free
Lunch: 7th-12th - $.40

Staff Breakfast: $2.50; Lunch: $3.75
Guest Breakfast:  $3.00; Lunch: $4.25


To apply for free and reduced-price meals, households must fill out the application and return it to any Pine Tree ISD school or the Food Service office. Applications may be submitted at any time during the school year and are available at any Pine Tree ISD school office or the Food Service office. Information provided on the application may be verified by school officials at any time during the school year.

Non discrimination   Statement:
This explains what to do if you believe you have been treated unfairly. The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.) If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form , found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html , or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication , 1400 Independence Avenue , S . W ., Washington , D . C . 20250 - 9410 , by fax (202) 690 - 7442 or email at program . [email protected] . Individuals who are deaf , hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877 - 8339 ; or (800) 845 - 6136 (Spanish) . USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer .

For more information, please contact:
Director of Food Services - Michelle Mitchell,  903-295-5087