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Here Is How Parents Can Apply for Free, Reduced Meals

July 20, 2020 Author: Indian Creek Schools

Indian Creek Schools Indiana

Children need healthy meals to learn. Nineveh-Hensley-Jackson United School Corporation offers healthy meals every school day. Breakfast costs $1.50 to $1.55; lunch costs $2.55 to $2.65. Your children may qualify for free meals or for reduced price meals. Reduced price is $.30 for breakfast and $.40 for lunch.

Applications need to be updated each year.

Family qualification includes:

  • All children in households receiving benefits from SNAP (Food Stamps) or TANF are eligible for free meals.

  • Foster children that are under the legal responsibility of a foster care agency or court are eligible for free meals.

  • Children participating in their school’s Head Start program are eligible for free meals.

  • Children who meet the definition of homeless, runaway, or migrant are eligible for free meals.

  • Children may receive free or reduced-price meals if your household’s income is within the limits on the Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines. Your children may qualify for free or reduced-price meals if your household income falls at or below the limits on this chart. 

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