Application for Educational Benefits

The Application for Educational Benefits (aka Free & Reduced Application) must be submitted to the district on an annual basis. You can fill out a paper application and return to your child's school, or you can complete the application online. The 2018-19 application is now available in Skyward. Log into Skyward Family Access or click here to download a paper copy.

Instructions for completing your Application for Educational Benefits

Step 1 select student at top left, step 2 click food service, step 3 click applications.

Step 1

Go to www.isd477.org. Log into Family Access by clicking "Skyward" in the upper right of Princeton's homepage.

1. Choose any of your students from the upper left dropdown menu.
**Important** If you do not select a student the application will not appear (it doesn't matter which of your students you select because the application will process for the entire family).

2. Click the Food Service menu.

3. Click on Applications.

Image that shows where to click to start a new Application for Educational Benefits.

Step 2

The Food Service Applications menu will open. Click the Add Application button.

Image that shows the steps for application and where to click Next.

Step 3

Follow the on-screen prompts. You will click Next to progress through your application. You will first read the:

  • Letter to Parents
  • Instructions for Applying
  • Federal Income Chart
  • Privacy Act Statement
  • Non-Discrimination Statement

Then, follow instructions on each part of the Application. Once you have completed each part you will arrive at the Review and Submit page to finish the application.