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Application for Educational Benefits

Application for Educational Benefits

Application for Educational Benefits

ALL families with children enrolled in the Minneapolis Public Schools district should complete an Application for Educational Benefits each year.

Information provided on Applications for Educational Benefits:
  • generates millions of dollars in funding for Minneapolis Public Schools and our schools, students, and families.
  • determines benefits for students and families such free bus cards and discounted internet service. Please note that due to a federal waiver, all students will receive no cost breakfast and lunch for the entire 2021-2022 school year. All families are still strongly encouraged to complete an application for their household.
The Application for Educational Benefits (formerly known as Free and Reduced) can be completed at Titan K-12 Family Portal.
  1. Visit Titan K-12 Family Portal.
  2. Click on Apply for Meals Today (log in not required).
  3. Follow the instructions to complete your online application.
An eligibility notice letter will arrive via mail or email within 10 business days.
 
Paper applications and letters will be also sent out in the mail prior to the start of the school year to every family that has not yet completed the form online. Save time and resources by filling out your application online today!

Additional Information

  • One application needed per family each year.
  • This form used to be called the “Free and Reduced Lunch” form
  • The income thresholds are higher than in some programs, so many families are surprised to find they DO qualify.
  • If you are certain your family does not qualify, you can check “decline benefits” without providing income information.