• Frequently Asked Questions:

    Free and Reduced Priced Meals

  • Who should apply?

  • How do I apply?

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

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

  • Will the information I give be verified?

  • How will I know if my children qualify?

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

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

  • Do I need to fill out an application if I received a letter for the 23-24 school year saying my children are approved for free meals?

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

  • 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?

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

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

    FEDERAL ELIGIBILITY INCOME CHART for School Year 2023-2024

     

    Household

    Size

     

    Annual

     

    Monthly

    Twice per

    Month

    Every Two Weeks

     

    Weekly

    1

    33,689

    2,808

    1,404

    1,296

    648

    2

    45,584

    3,799

    1,900

    1,754

    877

    3

    57,480

    4,790

    2,395

    2,211

    1,106

    4

    69,375

    5,782

    2,891

    2,669

    1,335

    5

    81,271

    6,773

    3,387

    3,126

    1,563

    6

    93,166

    7,764

    3,882

    3,584

    1,792

    7

    105,062

    8,756

    4,378

    4,041

    2,021

    8

    116,957

    9,747

    4,874

    4,499

    2,250

    For each additional family member add:

     

     

    11,896

    992

    496

    458

    229

     

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

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  • USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

    In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

    Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

    To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

    1. mail:U.S. Department of AgricultureOffice of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights1400 Independence Avenue, SWWashington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
    2. fax:(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
    3. email:program.intake@usda.gov

     

    This institution is an equal-opportunity provider.