• Free and Reduced Meal Benefits

    USDA Program: National School Lunch Program

    The Marblehead School Lunch Program observes and abides by the following Civil Rights Statement:

    "In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA."

    Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

    To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027), found online and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

    1. Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
      Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
      1400 Independence Avenue, SW
      Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
    2. Fax: (202) 690-7442
    3. Email

    Please visit USDA's National School Lunch Program (NSLP) website for more information.

    Free & Reduced Meal Benefits

    How To Apply for Free and Reduced Price School Meals

    Applications are accepted throughout the school year.

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    Healthy Food Websites

    Put food and nutrition on your front burner!

    Listed below are nutrition information websites. They range from supporting the need for healthy foods in schools to providing the best science-based nutrition information and education resources. This is not an exhaustive list, but will provide a foundation for increasing awareness and hopefully, behavior change!

     Marblehead Public Release Document: English     
    Marblehead Comunicado Anual - Anuncio Publico: Español  
    National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs: Information regarding who is eligible for free or reduced priced meal benefits and circumstances.

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
    Non-Descrimination Statement: English     
    Declaración de no discriminación del USDA: Español