Food Services

Food Service Director: Lori Lighthart

Phone: (231) 533-8015 x1127

Free and Reduced Lunch Information & Application

Cartoon students with lunch tray

All parents need to complete the free and reduced lunch application every year regardless of income. You only need to fill out one application per family, include all members of the family living at home (parents and children 18 and under), and all income. Please complete this by the start of school. If you need assistance filling out the form, please contact Lori Lighthart, Food Service Director, at 231-533-8015 x1127 or by email. Thank you in advance for completing the application.

Online Application for Benefits

Meal Application Informational Flyer

Free Meals for ALL Students! (2023-2024)

For the upcoming 2023-2024 school year, Bellaire has free meals for students. This means that all students in preschool-12th grade will have free breakfast and lunch. To keep the free meals programs operating, we request that ALL FAMILIES please fill out the appropriate application for your student, whether you would qualify for additional benefits or not. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Lori Lighthart at [email protected] or call 231-533-8015, ext 1127.

When you login to the Family Portal to complete your application, you will have a choice of two different forms. The form you complete will depend on which building your child(ren) is in:

Where does your child(ren) attend?        Which form do you complete in the Family Portal?
John R. Rodger Elementary (K-5)                     the Education Benefits Form
Bellaire Middle/High School (6-12)                 the School Meals Application
I have children in BOTH buildings                   the School Meals Application

Family Portal

The Family Portal allows you to add money to lunch accounts and complete the annual free and reduced lunch application, please click the image below to register or login.

Family Portal Logo to Register or Login