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Parent Letter and Instructions for Free and Reduced Benefit Application


  The printable and online application will be available on July 15th, 2020.  
Skyward Family Access:  Completing Online Free & Reduced Benefits Application
  1. Log into your Skyward Family Access Account.  Be sure to use your parent log in and not your student’s log in.  The application is only available with a parent skyward log in.
  2. Please select a student.
  3. Click on Food Service on the left hand side of the screen.
  4. Click on the Applications link located towards the top of the screen.
  5. Next, Click Add an Application.
  6. The system will take you through a series of steps including a parent letter, instructions, the Federal income chart, Privacy Act and Non-Discrimination Statements.
  7. Next, you will complete the Application process in seven parts.
    1. Household Names
    2. Benefits
    3. Child Status
    4. Gross Income
    5. Signature
    6. Other Benefits
    7. Ethnicity and Race
  8. At the end of the application process, read through the Electronic Signature Agreement and click I Agree.
  9. Finally you will review the information you have provided and click Submit to submit the application for review.  The application will show Pending status until the application is reviewed by the Food Service Department.
  10. At this point the application is sent electronically to the Food Service Department where it will be reviewed for approval or denial.
  11. After the application is reviewed you will receive an email indicating if the application was approved or denied for benefits.  You may also check the status through your Skyward Family Access account.

Reduced Meal Prices:
Reduced Breakfast $.30
Reduced Lunch $.40

Hamilton Southeastern Schools

  • Central Office
  • 13485 Cumberland Road, Fishers, IN 46038
  • Office Hours: M - F 7:30am - 4:30pm 
  • (317) 594-4100  (800) 905-6665

  • To send a general inquiry email to the District Administration Office, click here

Our Mission

Hamilton Southeastern Schools, as a forward-thinking school district, provides excellence in education and opportunities to ensure the success of each and every student, to become a responsible citizen and to positively influence an ever-changing world community.

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