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Meal Application & Instructions

You can apply online by visiting family.titank12.com

Paper applications are also available at all of our school and district locations.

To print a meal application at home, please click below:

18-19 Meal Application English

18-19 Meal Application Spanish

 

Applications can take up to (10) business days to process at the time the application is received at our office. We recommend submitting an application online for faster processing.

What is Direct Certification?

Direct Certification (DC) is the federally mandated process that school districts must use to certify school-age recipients of CalFresh (Food Stamps), CalWORKs, and Medi-Cal benefits as eligible for free or reduced school meals without further application. 

 

We process Direct Certification data every month to eliminate the application process for families who already qualify for other state benefits. Families who qualify for Free or Reduced Meals based on direct certification information will receive a letter home and be automatically enrolled. No meal application is necessary once you receive this letter.

Meal Applications

2018-19 NEW MEAL APPLICATION

APPLY ONLINE TODAY:


Last year's meal application expired September 19. Please renew today!

Paper applications are also available at all schools and at the District Office

 

Information about Student Eligibility for Free and Reduced-Price School Meals

  • Free and Reduced-Price Meal Applications are available for all students
  • You must complete an application EVERY year to continue receiving Free or Reduced Meals
  • Only ONE applicaiton is needed per household
  • Proof of income is NOT required when applying
  • A Social Security Number is NOT required to apply (select NONE on the application)
  • All student and income information will remain CONFIDENTIAL
  • Other students will NOT know if your child is receiving this benefit

2018-19 Income Eligibility Scale

Free Eligibility Scale

Household Size

Year

Month

Twice Per Month

Every Two Weeks

Week

1

$15,782

$1,316

$658

$607

$304

2

$21,398

$1,784

$892

$823

$412

3

$27,014

$2,252

$1,126

$1,039

$520

4

$32,630

$2,720

$1,360

$1,255

$628

5

$38,246

$3,188

$1,594

$1,471

$736

6

$43,862

$3,656

$1,828

$1,687

$844

7

$49,478

$4,124

$2,062

$1,903

$952

8

$55,094

$4,592

$2,296

$2,119

$1,060

For each additional family member add

$5,616

$468

$234

$216

$108

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reduced-Price Eligibility Scale

Household Size

Year

Month

Twice Per Month

Every Two Weeks

Week

1

$22,459

$1,872

$936

$864

$432

2

$30,451

$2,538

$1,269

$1,172

$586

3

$38,443

$3,204

$1,602

$1,479

$740

4

$46,435

$3,870

$1,935

$1,786

$893

5

$54,427

$4,536

$2,268

$2,094

$1,047

6

$62,419

$5,202

$2,601

$2,401

$1,201

7

$70,411

$5,868

$2,934

$2,709

$1,355

8

$78,403

$6,534

$3,267

$3,016

$1,508

For each additional family member add

$7,992

$666

$333

$308

$154

 

 

Central School District Meal Borrowing Policy

Effective January 1, 2019 students will be permitted to charge up to three meals when they do not have money to pay for their meals. After a student has borrowed from the cafeteria three times, they will be offered an alternate meal until their balance is paid. The alternate meal includes:

  • Grilled Cheese Sandwich   or   Graham Crackers & String Cheese (2 each)
  • Daily Fruit and Vegetable Selection
  • Choice of Milk

*Students eligible for Free and Reduced-Priced Meals will not incur an alternate meal. 

Please note that we offer several options for parents who wish to prepay for student meals including an online option that will send you reminders when your student’s account balance is low. To inquire about your student’s meal account or to submit a school meal application, please visit family.titank12.com or call 909-484-2702 for more information.

Meal Borrowing Policy.pdf (PDF)

EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT INFORMATION

Based on your annual earnings, you may be eligible to receive the Earned Income Tax Credit from the Federal Government (Federal EITC). The Federal EITC is a refundable federal income tax credit for low-income working individuals and families. The Federal EITC has no effect on certain welfare benefits. In most cases, Federal EITC payments will not be used to determine eligibility for Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income, food stamps, low-income housing, or most Temporary Assistance For Needy Families payments. Even if you do not owe federal taxes, you must file a federal tax return to receive the Federal EITC. Be sure to fill out the Federal EITC form in the Federal Income Tax Return Booklet. For information regarding your eligibility to receive the Federal EITC, including information on how to obtain the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Notice 797 or any other necessary forms and instructions, contact the IRS by calling 1-800-829-3676 or through its website at www.irs.gov.

 

You may also be eligible to receive the California Earned Income Tax Credit (California EITC) starting with the calendar year 2015 tax year. The California EITC is a refundable state income tax credit for low-income working individuals and families. The California EITC is treated in the same manner as the Federal EITC and generally will not be used to determine eligibility for welfare benefits under California law. To claim the California EITC, even if you do not owe California taxes, you must file a California income tax return and complete and attach the California EITC Form (FTB 3514). For information on the availability of the credit eligibility requirements and how to obtain the necessary California forms and get help filing, contact the Franchise Tax Board at 1-800-852-5711 or through its website at www.ftb.ca.gov.