Free and Reduced Meal Application
For Students Enrolled:
Mesa View, Boulder Ridge Elementary and Ethan A. Chase Middle School
Free and Reduced Price Meals are available to families from the listing of schools below, who believe they may qualify. If your family chooses to apply please complete a "Free or Reduced-Price Meal Application." The forms can be obtained and returned (completed) to any Non-CEP school office, school cafeteria, or to the Nutrition Services office, 1680 Illinois Ave. Unit #7, Perris, CA 92571. Or you can apply online at www.EZMEALAPP.COM. You will be notified by mail or email of your child's eligibility status. Until notification, you must provide your child with a lunch or lunch money.
Only complete ONE application per household. The information you give will be used to determine or prove your child's eligibility for free or reduced-priced meals. This information may also be used for other state or federally funded school benefits.
Factors considered in the application process are household size and total household income. HOUSEHOLD SIZE is considered all persons, related or unrelated: Including parents, children, grandparents who live in your home, and share living expenses. The TOTAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME is the income each household member received last month before taxes - this includes wages, social security, pension, unemployment, welfare, child support, alimony, and any other cash income.
Foster children are categorically eligible for free meal benefits. An application is not needed yet there does need to be documentation of status by a state or local entity familiar with the child's status. Foster children may be included in the household application as part of the household size.
-Mesa View Elementary
-Boulder Ridge Elementary
-Ethan A. Chase Middle School
NEW! Click on one of the links below for a step by step process of filling out a meal application!
HOW TO COMPLETE A PAPER APPLICATION (ENGLISH)
HOW TO COMPLETE A PAPER APPLICATION (SPANISH)
Household Income Data Form
For Students Enrolled:
Harvest Valley and Romoland Elementary
The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) is a provision from the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 that allows schools with a high percentage of students that receive state assistance to provide free breakfast and lunch to all students.
*Families with students attending Ethan A. Chase Middle School must submit a meal application for the meal program to receive Free or Reduced benefits for their students.
If your student will be attending a CEP School, please review the following document.
Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Income Data Forms: