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Free & Reduced Applications

Free and Reduced Applications

  • Children need healthy meals to learn.  The Newton Community School District offers healthy meals every school day.
  • Your children may qualify for free meals/milk or for reduced price meals.
  • All families need to apply every school year, but only one application per household is needed even if your children attend more than one school in the Newton CSD.
  • Be sure to read and sign the Waiver Information on the back of the application to be considered for a full or partial waiver of school fees.


  • Completed paper applications can be submitted in the following ways:  
    • Postal Mail:
      • Newton Community Schools, 800 E 4th St S, Newton, IA  50208  ATTN:  Cristy Croson
    • Drop Off at:
      • E.J.H. Beard Administration Center (1302 1st Ave W) (Beginning August 3, 2020)
        • The district office is open Monday - Friday (7:30 AM - 4:30 PM)
      • At any school building office secretary (Beginning August 3, 2020)
  • Please contact Cristy Croson (641) 792.5797 X2001 or email crosonc@newtoncsd.org if you have any questions.
Cristy Croson

Cristy Croson
Food Service - Food Service Supervisor

  CrosonC@newtoncsd.org

  641-792-5797 ext. 2001

  Newton High School

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