• FREE and REDUCED LUNCH PROGRAM

     If you need assistance or have any questions regarding the Free and Reduced lunch program, please contact Christine Miller in Central Registration.  

    Phone: 401-315-1509    Email: chmiller@westerly.k12.ri.us

    In person at 23 Highland Avenue, Westerly RI 02891 

    REMINDER:  The grace period for the 18-19 school lunch eligibilities ends on Friday, October 18,2019.  You must submit a NEW application in order to determine your children's lunch eligibility for the 2019-2020 school year.

    If you've received a notice from the State of RI stating your child(ren) have direct certification to receive free school lunch, you do not have to fill out an application.  Feel free to contact Christine Miller if you have any questions regarding your child's eligibility.

  • Non-Discrimination Statement: This explains what to do if you believe you have been treated unfairly. 

    In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. 

    Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

    To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

    MAIL: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant to the Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington DC 20250-9410 or FAX: (202) 690-7442 or EMAIL: program.intake@usda.gov

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

    Further, the Rhode Island Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, race, color, religion, national origin or disability.  To file a complaint of discrimination with the State of Rhode Island, write to the Rhode Island Department of Education, Director, Office of Equity and Access, 255 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903 or call (401) 222-8979.