• Frequently Asked Questions:

    Free and Reduced Priced Meals

  • Will the information I give be verified?

  • How do I know if my children qualify as homeless, runaway or migrant?

  • How do I apply?

  • Do I need to fill out an application for each child?

  • Do I need to fill out an application if I received a letter for the 20-21 school year saying my children are approved for free meals?

  • Do I need to fill out an application if I received a letter for the 19-20 school year that says my child is enrolled in a CEP (Community Eligible Provision) school and will have free meals provided?

  • My child’s application was approved for the 19-20 school year. Do I need to fill out a new one?

  • How will I know if my children qualify?

  • I receive WIC; can my children get free meals?

  • If I don’t qualify now, may I apply later?

  • What if I disagree with the school district’s determination of my application?

  • May I apply if someone in my household is not a U.S. citizen?

  • What if my income is not always the same?

  • What if some household members have no income to report?

  • We are in the military. Do we report our income differently?

  • What if there isn’t enough space on the application for my family?

  • My family needs more help. Are there other programs we might apply for?

  • If your income falls in or below this chart, you may qualify for free or reduced priced meals.

    FEDERAL ELIGIBILITY INCOME CHART for School Year 2020-2021

     

    Household

    Size

     

    Annual

     

    Monthly

    Twice per

    Month

    Every Two Weeks

     

    Weekly

    1

    29,508

    2,459

    1,230

    1,135

    568

    2

    39,868

    3,323

    1,662

    1,534

    767

    3

    50,228

    4,186

    2,093

    1,932

    966

    4

    60,588

    5,049

    2,482

    2,291

    1,146

    5

    70,948

    5,913

    2,957

    2,729

    1,365

    6

    81,308

    6,776

    3,388

    3,128

    1,564

    7

    91,668

    7,639

    3,820

    3,526

    1,736

    8

    102,028

    8,503

    4,252

    3,925

    1,963

    For each additional family member add:

     

     

    10,360

    864

    432

    399

    200

     

    Still have questions? Contact Student Nutrition Office via email at SNAdmin@asdk12.org or at (907) 348-5145 or for further assistance.

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  • Non-Discrimination Statement

    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: program.intake@usda.gov.

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.