2018-2019 Free and Reduced Price Meal Applications
Online Applications are available at www.ezmealapp.com (Please do not submit a paper application is an online application is submitted)
Helpful tips for applying online: 1. Type HAWAII in Search for District, then “Hawaii Department of Education” will pop up. 2. Step 1: Application Information – Entering phone number and email us recommended in case we need to contact you. For Benefit Type, if you are applying with SNAP of TANF, please refer to #7 below. If you are not, just leave it as None and go to Next. ❖ If email address is entered for Application Information, a notification letter will be sent by email. Please check your junk / spam mail tray also. 3. Step 2: Child Household Members – ● Student must be enrolled in a DOE school (excludes charter schools) for an application to be processed. ● Enter the student legal names. Entering birth dates is recommended to help the system to match. ● For non-DOE (charter, private, or college) students, click “No” for Student. 4. Step 3: Adult Household Members – For each adult with income, enter: a. Gross earnings (before taxes or deductions), and b. How often the amount entered is received. For adults without income, just click on Save after entering First Name, (middle initial) and Last Name. 5. Step 4: Child Income – If applicable, enter total income of all Child Household. If child has no income, leave STEP 4 blank and go to Next. 6. The electronic signature must be that of an adult in the household. 7. If applying with SNAP or TANF case number: a. Select SNAP or TANF in STEP 1: Application Information, under Benefit Type, and enter authorized case number. b. After listing the student(s) in STEP 2: Child Household Members, the application will skip to STEP 5: Electronic Signature. Adult must sign. 8. A confirmation number appears when the application is submitted. Write down this number for future reference. 9. Once the application is processed (up to 10 working days), the notification letter will be sent home either by email or school.
EzSchoolPay is also available! Go to www.ezschoolpay.com or install the app.
With ezSchoolPay, you can: ● Make online payments (there is a minimal fee when making online payments) ● Monitor account balances (set low balance alerts), and ● Monitor student’s buying history There is no cost to set up, monitor student’s account. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. Click for Discrimination Statement. Click for Unpaid Meal Charge Policy. Last revised on 2/8/19
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