LCSD1 announces policy for free and reduced lunch
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - Laramie County School District 1 announced its policy for free and reduced-price meals for children unable to pay the full price of meals served under the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program. The Nutrition Services Central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party.
The following household size and income criteria will be used for determining eligibility. Children from households whose income is at or below the levels shown are eligible for free or reduced-price meals.
FREE MEALS -130%
Household size of 1: $17,667 annually
Household size of 2: $23,803 annually
Household size of 3: $29,939 annually
Household size of 4: $36,075 annually
Household size of 5: $42,211 annually
Household size of 6: $48,347
Household size of 7: $54,483
Household size of 8: $60,619
REDUCED PRICE MEALS -185%
Household size of 1: $25,142
Household size of 2: $33,874
Household size of 3: $42,606
Household size of 4: $51,338
Household size of 5: $60,070
Household size of 6: $68,802
Household size of 7: $77,534
Household size of 8: $6 86,266
SNAP Benefits and Foster Children
Students that are in these two categories can be directly certified for free lunch and breakfast without completing a meal benefit income application. Contact the school and they will process your request.
POWER and FDPIR
Students that are in these two categories can be certified for free lunch and breakfast, after a meal benefit income application is completed by the adult. The adult must include the adult household member’s signature and the appropriate case number.
Homeless and Runaway
Students are determined to be homeless or runaway by the school will receive free lunch and breakfast. Contact the school for more information.
Households not receiving SNAP, POWER or FDPIR benefits
Students can be eligible for free or reduced lunches and breakfasts by completing a meal benefit income application. It must include all members of the household and their income, the last four digits of the primary adult’s social security number and signature. Forms can be obtained through the school.
Information provided on the application will be used for the purpose of determining eligibility and may be verified at any time during the school year by school or other program officials. Applications may be submitted at any time during the year.
Under the provisions of the free and reduced price policy, the Nutrition Services Secretary will review applications and determine eligibility. Parents or guardians dissatisfied with the ruling of the official may wish to discuss the decision with the determining official on an informal basis. Parents wishing to make a formal appeal may make a request either orally or in writing to Ashley Roth for a hearing on this decision.
3320 Maxwell Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001
If a household member becomes unemployed or if the household size increases, the household should contact the school. The household may now be eligible for benefits if the household’s income is at or below the levels shown. The information provided by the household is confidential and will be used only for purposes of determining eligibility and verifying data unless specific written consent is given.
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