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Free and Reduced-priced Meals (FARM) Application 2022-2023

Friday, July 1, 2022

Completing the Application for School Year 2022-2023

Please complete a FARM application if any of your children attends one of the schools listed below, even if you decline the service. If all of your children attend CEP schools then they are automatically eligible for FARM benefits and you do not need to complete a FARM application. A list of CEP schools can be found here.

DCPS schools which require a FARM application if your students are not directly certified:

  • Benjamin Banneker High School
  • Brent Elementary School
  • Capitol Hill Montessori
  • Deal Middle School
  • Duke Ellington
  • Eaton Elementary School
  • Hardy Middle School
  • Hearst Elementary School
  • Hyde-Addison Elementary School
  • Jackson-Reed (Wilson) High School
  • Janney Elementary School
  • Key Elementary School
  • Lafayette Elementary School
  • Ludlow-Taylor Elementary School
  • Mann Elementary School
  • Maury Elementary School
  • Murch Elementary School
  • Oyster-Adams – Adams Campus
  • Oyster-Adams – Oyster Campus
  • Peabody Elementary School
  • Ross Elementary School
  • Shepherd Elementary School
  • Stevens Early Learning Center
  • Stoddert Elementary School
  • School Within A School – Goding
  • School Without Walls – Francis Stevens
  • School Without Walls High School
  • Watkins Elementary School

You can complete an application either online or through a paper application. For fastest processing, please complete online application.

Please complete a FARM application if your child attends a DCPS school listed above, even if you decline the service.

Food & Nutrition Services
c/o: Nadine James - FARM Application
1200 First Street, NE 9th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
Fax: (202) 727-2512


Please complete only one application for all students that attend DCPS in your household every school year, even if they attend different DCPS schools. Families with students only enrolled in charter or private schools should contact your school directly.


Important Dates

FARM Applications for the 2022-2023 school year are available now! We are happy to help answer any questions by email at [email protected], or by phone at (202) 299-2159.


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This document is also available in Spanish, Amharic, Chinese, French and Vietnamese below.