Apply Today for Free or Reduced-Price School Meals

Applications MUST be submitted every school year

Children need healthy meals to learn. All five of the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central Schools offer healthy lunches to children.

Children from households that meet federal income guidelines are eligible for free meals or reduced-price meals. If you are approved for reduced price meals, your child(ren)will receive breakfast and lunch at no charge. If your child/children were approved for free or reduced lunch last school year, the applications are rolled over to the 2023-24 school year only until October 20, to give you the opportunity to get a new application form sent in. A new application is needed every school year for each student or household.

To apply for free or reduced-price lunches, please complete an application, sign it, and return it to BH-BL CSD, Food Service, PO Box 1389, Ballston Lake, NY 12019. [Download a copy of the 2023-24 application]

You can also apply online through our new Titan system at Please refer to the guidelines [download guidelines] [download instructions] when completing the application. (We cannot approve an application that is not complete, so be sure to fill out all required information.

We will let you know when your application is approved or denied.

If you have questions or need assistance completing the application, please contact Food Service Director Nicola Boehm at

Nondiscrimination Statement: This explains what to do if you believe you have been treated unfairly.In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online [by following this link] from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted 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; or
  2. fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.