Free and Reduced Price Meals
Free and Reduced Price Meals are available to families who believe they may qualify.
The Cabot School District now has a new online way for parents to apply for free and reduced price meals. It’s faster, easier, secure, and private.
It’s called EZMealApp. This website allows parents to apply for meal benefits online and it’s confidential. No one sees you or your child with a paper form. The private data is securely transmitted to the district child nutrition department allowing quick application review.
You don’t have to register and there is no username or password to remember and your online application is only viewable by authorized users.
Click HERE to apply online. Select “Apply Today” and then select Arkansas and the Cabot School District.
Families can also apply by completing a "Free and Reduced Meal Price Application Form." The forms can be obtained and returned (completed) to any school office. You will be notified by mail of your child's status. Until notification you must provide your child with a lunch or lunch money.
Only complete one application per family. 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.