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Applications Available for Free/Reduced Meal Benefits

July 22, 2022

This school year, meal prices will resume. The funding allowing us to offer free breakfasts and lunches to our students during the COVID-19 pandemic has expired.
What does this mean for your family?
Hamilton Southeastern Schools participates in the National School Lunch Program which provides free or reduced-price meals to qualifying students. Families must re-apply for these benefits each year, even if you qualified previously. Applications and participation are confidential.
How do I know if my family qualifies?
Households are encouraged to apply before the start of the school year to avoid unpaid meal charges.
How do I apply for assistance?
  • - Log into your Skyward Family Access account. Be sure to use your parent login and not your student’s login. - - The application is only available with a parent Skyward login.
  • Select a student.
  • - Click on ‘Food Services’ on the left-hand side of the screen.
  • - Click on the ‘Applications’ link located towards the top of the screen, then click ‘Add an Application.’
  • - The system will take you through a series of steps, including a Parent Letter, Instructions, Federal Income Chart, Privacy Act and Non-Discrimination Statements.
  • - For complete instructions, click here.
  • You can also download Indiana Department of Education an application by clicking here.
If my family doesn’t qualify, what are the meal prices?
Meal prices for 2022-23 will be approved by the School Board on July 27.
If you have any questions, please contact Nutrition and Food Service Director Karen Ogden at 317-594-4100 or kogden@hse.k12.in.us.
Thank you and we look forward to serving your child this school year!
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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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