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Income Eligibility Scales for School Year 2022–23

On February 16, 2022, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the annual adjustment to the Income Eligibility Guidelines to be used in determining eligibility for free and reduced-price meals for the period of July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023.

The Income Eligibility Guidelines for School Year (SY) 2022–23 have been posted and are currently available on the California Department of Education Income Eligibility Scales for SY 2022–23 web page.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding this Listserv, please contact your School Nutrition Program (SNP) or Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Specialist listed below:

SNP: The SNP Specialist list is available in the Child Nutrition Information and Payment System (CNIPS)External link opens in new window or tab. Download Forms section, Form ID Caseload. You can also contact the SNP by email at

SFSP: The SFSP Specialist list is available in the CNIPSExternal link opens in new window or tab. Download Forms section, Form ID SFSP 01. You can also contact the SFSP by email at
Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Thursday, March 24, 2022
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