Food Service Department

17001 Ferris Street. Grand Haven, MI  49417  ½  Phone: 616-850-6080  ½ Fax:  616-850-6084  ½



Free & Reduced Meal Benefits

Paying for School Meals



Nutrition Standards


What is a Type A Lunch?

Snow Days



Meal Benefit Application


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Sack Lunch Request




Free and Reduced Lunch Applications are available for the 2017-18 School Year. 


Applications will no longer be mailed to every household.  After July 1st Free and Reduced applications will be available online and at all Grand Haven Area Public Schools buildings.


Your child may be eligible for free or reduced meals at school.  You may apply at any time during the school year.  This benefit is based on household size and income or if you receive food assistance (Food Stamps).  Your benefit status is valid for the entire school year.  If your family size goes up or your income goes down, you may reapply for benefits.  Students who are eligible for free and reduced meal benefits are required to use their food service account to maintain confidentiality.



You may apply at any time during the school year.  You can apply two ways:


  • You can fill out your application for Free and Reduced Meal Benefits on-line using When using this site you will no longer need to send in the paper application and in most cases your approval will be in three business days or less.


·         Download the application here. 

·         How to Apply

·         Frequently Asked Questions

·         Fill out the form and return it to:

Food Service Department
17001 Ferris Street

Grand Haven, MI  49417

Apply for Meal Benefits Online at


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Flat Fee for service


(Starting 1/1/2010)


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