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Income Eligibility Scales for 2014-15

Income eligibility guidelines for free and reduced-price meals or free milk in Child Nutrition Programs.

Income Eligibility Guidelines
for Free and Reduced-Price Meals or Free Milk
in Child Nutrition Programs

Effective July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015, participants from households with incomes at or below the following levels may be eligible for free or reduced-price meals or free milk.

Note: The new income calculations are based on annual figures and the following formulas: Monthly = annual income divided by 12; Twice Per Month = annual income divided by 24; Every Two Weeks = annual income divided by 26; and Weekly = annual income divided by 52. All dollar amounts are rounded up to the next whole dollar.

Free Eligibility Scale
Meals, Snacks, and Milk

Household Size Annual Monthly Twice Per Month Every Two Weeks Weekly

1

$ 15,171

$ 1,265

$   633

$  584

$  292

2

20,449

1,705

853

787

394

3

25,727

2,144

1,072

990

495

4

31,005

2,584

1,292

1,193

597

5

36,283

3,024

1,512

1,396

698

6

41,561

3,464

1,732

1,599

800

7

46,839

3,904

1,952

1,802

901

8

52,117

4,344

2,172

2,005

1,003

For each additional family member, add:

$  5,278

$    440

$    220

$   203

$    102

Reduced-Price Eligibility Scale
Meals and Snacks

Household Size Annual Monthly Twice Per Month Every Two Weeks Weekly

1

$ 21,590

$ 1,800

$   900

$   831

$  416

2

29,101

2,426

1,213

1,120

560

3

36,612

3,051

1,526

1,409

705

4

44,123

3,677

1,839

1,698

849

5

51,634

4,303

2,152

1,986

993

6

59,145

4,929

2,465

2,275

1,138

7

66,656

5,555

2,778

2,564

1,282

8

74,167

6,181

3,091

2,853

1,427

For each additional family member, add:

$  7,511

$    626

$    313

$   289

$   145

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
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