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Free & Reduced Meal Application

Richland School District Two will extend their waiver with USDA to allow all students to receive a free breakfast and a free lunch each school day for the 2021–2022 school year.  However, to be eligible for any additional federal, state, or district benefits an approved Meal Value Plan (MVP) application may be required to qualify.  Therefore, it is strongly encouraged that all families complete the 2021–2022 meal application.

Students who attended schools in Richland Two last school year and were approved to participate in the Meal Value Plan MUST complete a new meal application for the new school year.  If you do not reapply the MVP application from last school year will expire on September 30, 2021, which will result in the loss of any additional benefits such as district fee waivers.
Families may apply online or paper applications are available in your child's school front office.

Online Applications - 2022- 2023 Applications will be posted after July 1

The quickest and easiest way to submit a meal application is online.  Click here to apply for an MVP.  Results for your meal application will be available in approximately 48 hours.  Click here to access your meal application results.  If no results are found then the meal application has not been processed yet.

Paper Applications - 2022- 2023 Applications will be posted after July 1

Paper applications must be filled out in their entirety and returned to your child's school cafe manager. ALL sections on the application must be completed to prevent delays in the approval process for your child.  Please complete only (1) application per Household.  Adobe Reader is required to open some of the documents below.  Click here to download a free copy of Adobe Reader.

Step 1 – Please read parent letter 

  • English
  • Spanish

Step 2 – Read the instructions to the meal application

  • English
  • Spanish

Step 3 – Fill out the meal application 

  • English
  • Spanish

Step 4 – Turn in application

  • RETURN your completed application to your child's school cafe manager OR
  • FAX your completed application to 803.419.5839 OR
  • MAIL your completed application to Richland School District Two, Attn: Nicole Burns, 124 Risdon Way, Columbia, SC 29223
Please retain a copy of your application for your records.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Nicole Burns