Marshfield School District releases information on free, reduced meals
For the Hub City Times
MARSHFIELD – The Unified School District of Marshfield has released its policy for children unable to pay the full price of meals served under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program or milk for split-session students served under the Special Milk Program.
The following criteria is used to determine eligibility, listed by household size, annual income maximum for free, and annual income range for reduced: one – free: 16,237, reduced: 16,237.01-23,107; two – free: 21,983, reduced: 21,983.01-31,284; three – free: 27,729, reduced: 27,729.01-39,461; four – free: 33,475, reduced: 33,475.01-47,638; five – free: 39,221, reduced: 39,221.01-55,815; six – free: 44,967, reduced: 44,967.01-63,992; seven – free: 50,713, reduced: 50,713.01-72,169; eight – free: 56,459, reduced: 56,459.01-80,346.
Children from families whose annual income is at or below the levels shown are eligible for free and reduced price meals or free milk if a split-session student does not have access to the school lunch or breakfast service.
Application forms are being sent to all homes with a notice to parents or guardians. To apply for free or reduced price meals or free milk, households must fill out the application and return it to the school.
Additional copies are available at school offices. The 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 the agency or other program officials. Applications may be submitted at any time during the year.