A new free/reduced meal eligibility application must be completed and submitted each year.

  • If your total household income is within the limits set by the federal government, you may be eligible for either free or reduced-price school meals.
  • If you qualify for free or reduced-price meals, you may also be eligible for food assistance benefits from the State of Iowa, Department of Human Services (DHS).
  • For information about state food assistance benefits, contact 1-877-347-5678, or apply online.


  • Free and reduced-price meal eligibility applications for each new school year will become available in late July.
  • You can apply for eligibility through the online application or by filling out a paper application below.
  • Applications are also available at orientation, from building secretaries, or at district office.

Free & Reduced Lunch

FAQ About Free and Reduced Price School Meals and INCOME GUIDELINES (PDF)

Our Free/Reduced Application is done online through theĀ INFINITE CAMPUS PARENT PORTAL.

  1. Log in to the Infinite Campus Parent Portal
  2. Go to More>Meal Benefits
  3. Fill it out and Submit

If you do not have access to the internet you can print off this form:

2024-25 Free and Reduced Price Meal Paper Application


If you have questions about free and reduced meals or the application process, please contact Missy Daft at 515-674-3328/mdaft@colfaxmingo.org.