Just a reminder that on Monday, March 1, food pick-up will be available for families who are staying full remote after the district goes back “all in”. Students returning to the buildings will continue to receive free school meals at school through the end of the year.
If you need assistance with finding resources for food, clothing, or other necessities, please email the district Family and Community Engagement Coordinator, Ms. Sullivan, at [email protected]
*Currently, all students may participate in the school meal program at no charge through the end of the 2020-2021 school year.
Children need healthy meals to learn. Fairview Park City Schools offers healthy meals every school day.
$1.55 all grades
Your children may qualify for free or reduced price meals.
Reduced price is $.30 for breakfast and $.40 for lunch.
Children from families whose annual income is at or below the Federal Guidelines are eligible for free and reduced-price meals. Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines will be used for determining eligibility. You can apply for benefits online and receive your benefit information instantly. Deadline to apply for 2020-2021 school year is October 1 or student account will revert to full-pay.
» Online Application for Free and Reduced Meal Benefits (New users: username is student code)
We encourage families to use the online application process, however, if you cannot access the online application, the Fairview Park Public Library provides free access for student registration. Or, you may fill out a paper form and drop off your completed applications to your individual school building or directly to:
Gilles-Sweet Elementary School
4320 West 220th Street
Fairview Park, Ohio 44126
Attention: Diana Hill
Lunches are provided at all school buildings. Breakfast is provided at the Early Education Center (hours 6:30 to 8:45 a.m.), Gilles Sweet Elementary School (hours 8:00 to 8:45 am) and Lewis F. Mayer Middle School and Fairview High School (grab-and-go – hours 7:30 to 8:15 a.m.).
Menus are provided online on each of the school buildings home pages as well as by clicking here.
Any child needing a lunch for a planned field trip can notify the cafeteria and they would be happy to provide their child a packed lunch to take to the field trip. Please notify the cafeteria the day before the field trip.
Add funds to Lunch Account with PayForIt
All buildings are cashless. All cafeteria payments for Early Education Center, Gilles-Sweet Elementary School, Lewis F. Mayer Middle School and Fairview High School must complete PayFor It or the student can bring to school and pay in the lunch line with either a personal check or money order made payable to the Fairview Park City Schools.
You can use the “Autoreplenish”option in PayFor It and you will never run out of money on your lunch account. Once your account reaches the balance you have set, it will automatically replenish the lunch account in the amount you have designated. Please follow these easy instructions.
Students who forget their lunch or have a damaged lunch will have the opportunity to borrow lunch from the cafeteria. Accounts will be charged accordingly and reimbursement is expected the following day. A la carte items are not allowed to be charged for reimbursement. Milk is the only other food item that students will be allowed to borrow.
Please be aware of our Negative Lunch Balance Guidelines.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
For more information, please call Diana Hill at 440-356-3525 ext. 4120 or email [email protected]
Fairview Park City Schools announced its 2018-2019 program year policy for Free &
Reduced-Priced Meals for students unable to pay the full price of meals or milk served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast and After School Care Snack Program. Each school office and the central office have a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party.
The Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines will be used for determining eligibility. Children from families whose annual income is at or below the Federal Guidelines are eligible for free and reduced-price meals. More information and applications are available online on our web site at www.fairviewparkschools.org. Additional copies are available at the principal’s office in each school. A complete application is required. Households which currently receive Special Nutrition Assistance Program Benefits (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) or Ohio Works First (OWF) funds for a child must provide the child’s name, the SNAP or OWF case number and signature of an adult household member on the application. Households which do not receive SNAP or OWF funds must provide the names of all household members, the last four digits of the Social Security Number, the amount and source of income received by each household member, (state the monthly income) and the signature of an adult household member. If any of this information is missing, the school cannot process the application. Please only fill out one application per household. If you would like to review the information regarding the entire program, please log on to our web site at www.fairviewparkschools.org and click on Food Services.
All children in households receiving benefits from Ohio SNAP, or Ohio TANF, are eligible for free meals. Foster children that are under the legal responsibility of a foster care agency or court are eligible for free meals. Children participating in their school’s Head Start program are eligible for free meals. Children who meet the definition of homeless, runaway, or migrant are eligible for free meals.
Use one Free and Reduced Price School Meals Application for all students in your
household. We cannot approve an application that is not complete, so be sure to fill out all required information. Return the completed application to: Gilles-Sweet Elementary School, c/o Diana Hill, 4320 West 220th Street, Fairview Park, Ohio 44126 For more information, call 440-356-3525, ext. 4120 or visit www.fairviewparkschools.org.
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, disability, age, 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 at: How to File a Complaint, 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; or
(3) email: [email protected].
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
We will provide our students with the Fairview Advantage, a framework for student success, by delivering exceptional services and academic programs that challenge the mind and instill the joy of learning and responsible citizenship.
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