Leadership Learning Academy (LLA) offers a secure and convenient electronic Free and Reduced Lunch Application for parents and guardians to apply for school meal benefits. There is no fee for using this application to request benefits. Please login to the Student Information System (Aspire) to access the online application.
Free and Reduced Applications that include:
- Free and Reduced Application (English)
- Free and Reduced Application (Spanish)
- Application FAQ
- Application Instructions
- CHIP and Letters
- Income Eligibility Guidelines
Students at LLA may bring their own lunches. Parents are encouraged to pack nutritional food choices that correspond with the school’s Wellness Policy located in LLA’s Policies & Procedures Manual. The wellness committee meets triennially to review the Wellness Policy. Parents may view the most recent progress assessment to see what was discussed.
You can prepay for meals by submitting payment to the school office or using our online payment portal Secure Instant Payments. Please allow approximately three days processing for payments made online. The cost of lunch is:
- Reduced Pay $0.40
- Full Pay $2.00
- Adults & Non-Students $3.50
What if I don’t know my login information?
On the ASPIRE homepage, you can request a username or request password assistance. If you need additional help, please contact the office.
How much does a regular lunch cost?
Student – $2.00
Adult / Outside Sibling – $3.50
What are the income limits to qualify?
In order to qualify for meal benefits your household income must be within the limits defined by the USDA Income Eligibility Guidelines.
I completed an application last year, do I need to complete a new one this year?
If you completed an application last year, per federal regulations, that application will be valid for the first thirty (30) school days of the current school year. After this grace period, the free or reduced rate will expire and your student’s lunch will be at the full rate.
How long will it take to complete this application?
The entire application process should take about 15-30 minutes depending on the size of your household and the information you are required to enter. You will only need to complete one application per family.
How long will it take to review my application?
In most situations, Leadership Learning Academy will process your application within ten (10) working days of receiving it.
What information will I need to complete the application?
- The names and incomes of every member of your household.
- The school, grade, and birth date of every student in your household.
- Your social security number.
What if I need an application in a language other than English?
If you need an application in a language other than English, please click on this link and select your language. http://www.fns.usda.gov/school-meals/family-friendly-application-translations.
After completing the hard copy registration for a language other than English, you will need to turn it in to the school office. If you need help, please contact the school office.