A release of information form, giving LHS permission to release information about your student to outside agencies, or to give permission for agency representatives to visit with your student at school, can be found here.


A NEW FREE AND REDUCED APPLICATION must be filled out for the 2017-2018 school year! Free and reduced applications are not renewable. You may receive a letter from Lincoln Public Schools Nutrition Services Department stating that your child has received free school meal benefits as part of Direct Certification. Direct Certification matches State records with Lincoln Public Schools records. Households enrolled in

the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)/Food Stamps benefits; Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) benefits; or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) cash assistance; bypass the standard application process and are “direct certified” for free school meals.

 The application for Free/Reduced meals can be filled out online here:


It can take several days for the application to be approved, so please plan accordingly until your application is approved. LPS District Office notifies family by mail when their application has been approved or denied.

**Proof of qualification in this program is necessary for the Learn to Dream Scholarship through SCC.