The free and reduce school meals program has been helping families by offering breakfast and lunch at a free or reduced price to students who meet certain income guidelines. Many people might not be aware of the benefits available.
Did you know:
- Free and reduced status work for breakfast and lunch.
- Only one application is needed per family.
- Applications can be picked up at each buildings office or online at www.lunchapp.com.
- Families can receive temporary free or reduced status due to a lay-off or temporary under employment.
- If household size increases (elderly parent or other family member moves in) family may qualify for an increased benefit.
- If you are displace from your living situation and have to move in with another household due to economic hardship you qualify for free breakfast and lunch.
- A students' free or reduced lunch status is confidential. Our computer system allows students to receive free or reduced meals without anyone being able to tell the difference from a full priced lunch student
All families are encouraged to check the chart below to determine if your family qualifies for benefits. An application will be included in the school packet mailed to your home prior to the start of the year. please feel free to direct any questions about the free and reduced lunch program to Michell Liegeois, Food Service Director (231-719-4145)
| Federal Eligibility Income Chart for School Year 2015-2016|
| Household Size|| Yearly|| Monthly|| Weekly|
| 1||$21,775||$1,815 ||$419 |
| 2||$29,471 ||$4,456 ||$567 |
| 3||$37,167||$3,098 |
| 4||$44,863||$3,739 ||$863 |
| 5||$52,559||$4,308||$1,011 |
| 6||$60,225||$5,022||$1,159 |
| 7||$67,951||$5,663 ||$1,307 |
| 8||$75,647||$6,304 ||$1,455 |
| Each Additional Person:||$7,696||$642 ||$148 |
Children from households whose income is at or below the levels shown are eligible for free and reduced price meals.
In accordance with Federal law, no participant will be discriminated against because of race, color, or national origin, sex, age or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Ave, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call 1-800-795-3272. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.