The fast & accurate way to manage student eligibility

Gathering applications, printing reports, and completing verification requirements takes time and additional staff. Our Free & Reduced software enables you to accept both online and paper applications, so you can identify and track students quickly and accurately while remaining compliant.

Faster Application Processing

Process apps faster

Import online applications or allow multiple users to process apps simultaneously, saving time for your staff.

Federal Guideline Compliance

Stay compliant with federal guidelines

Automatically approve applications based on the most current income guidelines and allow for easy verification reporting.

Streamlined Verification

Streamlined verification

Choose your verification type, automatically generate letters to send to affected households, and track their status with ease.

Customizable Free & Reduced Letters

Customizable letters

Update meal result and verification letter templates so they fit your district's exact messaging and overall design.

Easy Meal Status Management

Easy meal status management

Applications automatically update student accounts to ensure they receive their benefits when they go through the line.

Works with MySchoolApps

Works with MySchoolApps

Connect your Heartland Free & Reduced solution to MySchoolApps and collect applications online for faster processing.

Unlock the full power of free & reduced

Point of Sale

Serve students, track sales, and quickly generate key reports.

Online Apps

Allow parents to complete meal applications online with MySchoolApps.

MealViewer Digital Menus

Transform the way you communicate menus with parents and students.


How to reduce unpaid meal charges

Get the comprehensive guide to reducing and managing student lunch debt. It’s full of practical strategies and tips any nutrition program can take advantage of.

Reduce Unpaid Cafeteria Meal Charges

Faster, easier meal application management is just a click away