Waterloo Food Service

Food Services Director: Barb Rach

brach@waterloovikings.org 330-947-2153 ext 420

Universal Free Meals for ALL students

will NO longer be offered starting 2022-2023 school year

USDA has stopped funding to provide universal free meals to every student for the 2022-2023 school year.

Food service will return to Pre-Covid regulations concerning free meals.

If you feel your family qualifies for Free/Reduced meal pricing there are 2 options:

Complete a Free/Reduced meal application AFTER July 15, 2022

Receive notice of Direct Certification from the school in August 2022

Free/Reduced price meals are based on income eligibility.

Families will need to have money on students' meal accounts until they

receive notice of eligibility.

If you have questions please contact Barb Rach at 330-947-2153 ext 420



(Breakfast is served on 2 hour delay days)


menus for start of 2022 school year will be posted in August


(Due to supply chain issues that are out of our controll)



To receive fee waivers families must meet income eligibility guidelines. There are two methods to qualify:

Direct Certification or Applications Process.

DIRECT CERTIFICATION: Notices are mailed the 2nd week of August & periodically throughout the year. If you receive notice of Direct Certification you must sign and return the Fee Waiver portion every year.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Income eligibility must meet guidelines for current year. A new application must be processed & approved each year to receive Fee Waiver. (Reduced Status does not qualify for fee waiver)

Applications can be downloaded from district website, picked up in school office or completed through PaySchoolsCentral.com

Fee Waiver includes instructional fee and Chromebook fee.

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:mail:U.S. Department of AgricultureOffice of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights1400 Independence Avenue, SWWashington, D.C. 20250-9410; orfax:(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; oremail:program.intake@usda.gov