Applications for the 2021-2022 School Year
*****TECHNICAL SERVICE ALERT as of 9/24/2021---- The click to apply online link will not work on many smartphones. If you are trying to apply via smartphone and having difficulty please try using www.schoolcafe.com/anchorage
The weblink above should work fine on laptops and tablets but if it does not please type the address into a google chrome browser.
Online FRP applications
- We have a new software system this year, you are able to apply online to avoid lost applications or postage costs.
- Safe, secure and confidential.
- Although in the 21-22 school year the first reimburseable meal at is free, we recommend that you apply for meal benefits
- FAMILIES WITH STUDENTS THAT ATTEND ONLY COMMUNITY ELIGIBLE SCHOOLS DO NOT NEED TO APPLY
- Don't have your student ID handy? No problem, simply click APPLY FOR BENEFITS inside the school cafe link, fill in the rest of the fields about your student and we will be able to process the application
- If you need to backup or reapply, you will want to click the pencil icon next to the student to execute the Edit function, answer the questions about student income (if your student has a job or receives an SSI benefit in their name)
- You will be asked about whether your student received a PFD. The 2020 PFD is the PFD that was issued in July 2020. If this is blank, our office will need to call you in most cases to verify.
- If you have questions about what types of income to report, please email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org, we can help you. Please provide a valid phone number and good call back times. In some cases we may be able to answer your question via e-mail.
- The information you provide may be audited, we recommend before applying that you gather your paystubs and review the gross income before deductions and the frequency of your pay stubs. If you are not sure how to report non standard incomes, please email us your questions at email@example.com
School Year 2021-2022
Letter to Household
Children need healthy meals to learn. Anchorage School District (ASD) offers healthy meals every school day. For the 21-22 school year, the Anchorage School District will participate in the National School Lunch Programs Seamless Summer Option Program at National Lunch Program Schools. First meals are provided at no charge. ASD encourages application for meals even under the temporary 21-22 program as meal applications qualify your child for other benefit programs, have a 30 day carryover into the 22-23 school year, help fund additional ASD meal programs such as Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Programs, Summer Feeding Programs, After School Programs and other school based and USDA grants.
For second meals, Breakfast costs $2.75 in Elementary Schools; $3.00 in Middle Schools and $3.25 in High Schools. Lunch costs $4.50 in Elementary Schools; $5.00 in Middle Schools and $5.50 in High Schools. A-la carte items may also be available for purchase at some Middle and High Schools. Your child(ren) may qualify for free or reduced-price meals if your household income falls within the limits on the Federal Income Chart.
Reserved for future use
Federal Eligibility Income Chart for School Year 2021-22
If your income falls in or below this chart, you may qualify for free or reduced priced meals.
Every Two Weeks
For each additional family member add:
Still have questions? Visit our FAQ page by clicking here: Free & Reduced FAQ (Inactive)
Email your questions to the Student Nutrition Center: SNAdmin@asdk12.org
Call us regarding Free and Reduced eligibility or questions at (907) 348-5145
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.