Waiver of Fees

 

The District shall waive all fees assessed by and payable to the district for fees for students whose parents or guardians are unable to afford them according to established standards. The standards for eligibility for a waiver of fees are as follows:

  1. The student currently lives in a household that meets the same income guidelines, with the same limits based on household size, that are used for the federal free or reduced meals program;
  2. The student’s parents/guardians are veterans or active-duty military personnel with income at or below 200% of the federal poverty line; or
  3. The student is homeless, as defined in the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act.

The Superintendent or designee will give additional consideration where one or more of the following factors are present: Illness in the family; unusual expenses such as fire, flood, storm damage, etc.; unemployment; emergency situations; when one or more of the parents/guardians are involved in a work stoppage.

For more information on free and reduced meals, please see the Food Services section of this handbook. The fee waiver application is available in the Food Services section of the district website.

Board Policy 3220: Waiver of Fees