Skip to main content
California Department of Education Logo

SNP Eligibility Materials

School Nutrition Programs applications, forms, and other materials for school meal, milk, and State Meal Program eligibility.

Note: The goal of this page is to provide eligibility materials that are not specific to any year. The exceptions are the household size and income eligibility scale documents. These files will be school year specific. The tables provided in the "scales for inclusion" file may be pasted into the relevant form or sample letter as necessary.

Household Size and Income Eligibility Guidelines (IEGs) Scales

Note: See also Child Nutrition Program eligibility scales.

Eligibility Materials (by program)

National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
and School Breakfast Program (SBP)

Eligibility Materials for Free and Reduced-Price Meals

Verification Forms

Verification Materials
School Nutrition Programs verification materials including applications, forms, and other materials for the annual, mandatory verification process for eligibility of a sample of completed household meal eligibility applications in schools.

Back to Top

Special Milk Program

Application for the Special Milk Program (XLS) | PDF

Translations of the Application for the Special Milk Program are currently not available.

Eligibility Materials for the Special Milk Program

Pricing Letter to Households: Special Milk Program (DOC)
For schools/agencies that collect applications from households and provide milk at no cost (free) to children who qualify for free milk, based on the IEGs.

State Meal Program

Application for Free and Reduced-Price Meals: State Meal Program (XLS) | PDF

Translations of the Application for Free and Reduced-Price Meals: State Meal Program are currently not available.

Eligibility Materials for the State Meal Program

Back to Top

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Monday, February 8, 2016

Share this Page

Recently Posted in Nutrition

  • 2016-17 SBP and SFSP Start-up and Expansion Grants (added 11-Feb-2016)
    Management Bulletin SNP-01-2016/SFSP01-2016: CEC Section 49550.3: Availability of School Breakfast Program and Summer Food Service Program Start-up and Expansion Grants for State Fiscal Year 2016-17 Request for Applications.
  • California Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Br (PDF) (added 05-Feb-2016)
    This is the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program brochure.
  • FSMC Rebid List (XLS) (added 25-Jan-2016)
    The Food Service Managment Contracts and Vended Meal Contracts Rebid list formatted in Excel landscape legal size.
  • EC 49554 Certification of Compliance (DOC) (added 25-Jan-2016)
    School district form to certify compliance with CA Education Code Section 49554 when requesting contract with a private company for vended meals.
  • Indirect Costs in the CACFP and SFSP (added 20-Jan-2016)
    Manangement Bulletin CACFP-03-2016 and SFSP-03-2016, USDA Policy Memo SNP 30-2016, CACFP 16-2015, SFSP 18-2015: Indirect Costs in the Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.