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Free & Reduced Applications

General Information... 

  • Children need healthy meals to learn.  The Newton Community School District offers healthy meals every school day.
  • Full Price food service fees for the 2023 - 2024 school year are as follows:
    • Breakfast:  Elementary ($2.00);  Middle & High School ($2.00);  Adults ($2.50)
    • Lunch:  Elementary ($3.00);  Middle School ($3.00); Highschool ($3.25);  Adults ($4.85)  
  • We encourage you to complete a Free and Reduced price application to determine if you qualify. 
  • You only need to submit one application per household, even if your children attend more than one school in the Newton CSD.
  • Be sure to read and sign the Waiver Information on the back of the application to be considered for a full or partial waiver of school fees.



HOW TO APPLY FOR FREE AND REDUCED PRICE SCHOOL MEALS/MILK (AND FULL OR PARTIAL WAIVER OF SCHOOL FEES): 

  • 2023 - 2024 Free and Reduced Applications are now available in the following ways (as of July 12, 2023):
  • Paper Copies are available at the EJH Beard Administration Center (1302 1st Ave West, Newton) 
  • Paper Copies are available at all school buildings 


HOW TO SUBMIT COMPLETED FREE AND REDUCED APPLICATIONS:  

Postal Mail:

  • Newton High School, 800 E 4th St S, Newton, IA  50208  ATTN:  Julie Miller

Drop Off at:

  • E.J.H. Beard Administration Center (1302 1st Ave West, Newton) 
    • The district office is open Monday - Friday (7:30 AM - 4:30 PM) 
  • Any school building office secretary 

FREE & REDUCED NEED TO KNOW INFO

Questions?  Please contact Julie Miller, Food Service Supervisor (641) 792.5797 (X2001) or via email at millerj@newtoncsd.org.  

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