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Fee Reduction Program

Fee Reduction Program

Wenatchee School District is introducing the Student Fee Reduction Program for extracurricular activities, including school-based athletic programs and other optional noncredit school clubs/events. The purpose of this new program is to encourage participation and eliminate barriers that may prevent students from involvement in these valuable enrichment activities, especially for students who are low-income.

In 2020 the state legislature passed House Bill 1660 which directs school districts to take steps for creating equitable access to extracurricular opportunities that improve academic, social, and emotional outcomes and addressing barriers to extracurricular activities, such as ASB fees. 

Who qualifies for the fee reduction program?
Any Wenatchee School District student whose families qualify for free and reduced meals through the Wenatchee School District. State school officials have adopted income criteria based on family size to determine eligibility for free and reduced-price meals. In addition, all members of the household listed on the Household Free and Reduced Meals Application will qualify for reduced admission prices to their students' school’s extracurricular events. 

What fees are waived/reduced?
ASB Cards, Athletic Participation, Club participation, dance tickets, camp costs, event entrance fees, etc. A complete list of eligible fees is available on the student fee reduction program is available here

How do I apply?

To qualify for the fee reduction program parents and/or guardians must complete the following forms. Both documents must be returned to the Nutrition Services Office, 1201 Millerdale Ave, Wenatchee or emailed to nutrition_services@wenatcheeschools.org. Only one application and consent form per household is required. Applications and consent forms need to be resubmitted annually to continue participation in the fee reduction program.

WSD Household Application for Free and Reduced Meals 
Consent to Share Nutrition Eligibly Information Form 


The application and consent form is also available on the WSD Nutrition Services website wenatcheeschools.org/food-services or may be picked up in person at your student's school or at the Nutrition Services Office (1201 Millerdale Ave). Only one application and consent form per household is required. Applications and consent forms need to be resubmitted annually to continue participation in the fee reduction program.

My student attends a school that offers free meals for all students, do I still have to apply?
Yes, to qualify for the fee reduction program parents and guardians must submit the following documents:

How do I access reduced admission?
Additional information about how to access reduced admission and ticket prices for events will be coming soon. Students and families that qualify for the reduced fee program will be notified of how and when they can begin using this benefit. 

Questions?

  • Household Free and Reduced Meals Application and income eligibility - Nutrition Services (509) 662-9345
  • ASB/Athletics - Wenatchee High School Athletics (509) 663-8117; Ext. 6 (Athletics) or 7 (ASB)
  • School Specific Events/Activities - Contact your students’ school for more information
     

Upcoming Events

December 12
December 13

Interagency Meeting

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

December 13

Board Meeting

6:00 PM

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