ANNOUNCEMENT OF FREE AND DISCOUNTED MEALS

ANNOUNCEMENT OF FREE AND DISCOUNTED MEALS

Crook County School District #1 today announced its Free and Reduced Price Meals Policy for children unable to afford the full price of meals served under the National School Lunch Program and/or the school breakfast. Each school and the Crook County School District office has a copy of the policy, which can be viewed by any interested party.

Household size and the following income criteria will be used to determine eligibility. Children from households with incomes at or below the indicated levels are entitled to free or reduced-price meals.

FREE MEALS – 130% DISCOUNTED MEALS – 185%

Household size Annually Monthly Weekly Every two weeks Twice a month Annually Monthly Weekly Every two weeks Twice a month

1 17,667 1,473,340 680,737 25,142 2,096 484,967 1,048

2 23,803 1,984 458 916,992 33,874 2,823 652 1,303 1,412

3 29,939 2,495 576 1,152 1,248 42,606 3,551 820 1,639 1,776

4 36,075 3,007 694 1,388 1,504 51,338 4,279 988 1,975 2,140

5 42,211 3,518 812 1,624 1,759 60,070 5,006 1,156 2,311 2,503

6 48,347 4,029 930 1,860 2,015 68,802 5,734 1,324 2,647 2,867

7 54,483 4,541 1,048 2,096 2,271 77,534 6,462 1,492 2,983 3,231

8 60 619 5052 1166 2332 2526 86 266 7189 1659 3318 3595

For each additional family member, ADD 6,136,512,118,236,256 8,732,728,168,336,364

SNAP benefits and foster children

Students who fall into these two categories can be directly certified for free lunch and breakfast without completing a meal income application. Contact the school and they will process your request.

POWER and FDPIR Power (non-custodial)

Students who fall into these two categories can be certified for free lunch and breakfast, after a meal allowance income application has been completed by the adult. The adult must include the signature of the adult household member and the appropriate file number.

Homeless and runaway

Students determined to be homeless or runaways by the school will receive free lunch and breakfast. Contact the school for more information.

Households not receiving SNAP, POWER or FDPIR benefits

Students may be eligible for free or discounted lunches and breakfasts by completing a Meal Income Application. It must include all household members and their incomes, the last four digits of the primary adult’s Social Security number, and their signature. Forms can be obtained from the school.

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 school or other program officials. Applications can be submitted at any time of the year.

Under the provisions of the free and reduced price policy, your principal will review applications and determine eligibility. Parents or guardians dissatisfied with the official’s decision may wish to discuss the decision with the determining official on an informal basis. Parents wishing to make a formal appeal may make a request orally or in writing to Mark Broderson, Superintendent (email [email protected]) for a hearing on the decision.

If a household member becomes unemployed or the household size increases, the household should contact the school. The household can now qualify for benefits if its income is at or below the levels indicated.

The information provided by the household is confidential and will only be used for the purposes of determining eligibility and verifying data, unless specifically agreed in writing.

Pursuant to federal civil rights law and the civil rights regulations and policies of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or retaliation or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be available in languages ​​other than English. Persons with disabilities who require other means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audio tape, American Sign Language) should contact the responsible state or local agency administering the program or the USDA TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact the USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a complaint of program discrimination, a complainant must complete Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites /default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR %20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632- 9992, or by writing a letter addressed to the USDA. The letter should contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to notify the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) of the nature and date of a complaint. alleged violation of civil rights. The completed AD-3027 form or letter should be submitted to the USDA by:

1. mail:

U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, Southwest

Washington, DC 20250-9410; Where

2. fax:

(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; Where

3. email:

[email protected]

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Published: July 14, 2022