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Free & Reduced Meal Information

The Rankin County School District participates in the National School Breakfast and Lunch Programs.  Based on your family's economic needs, free or reduced price meals may be provided for your child.  If your family chooses to apply, please complete one application per household.  Nutri-Cloud Online Application is the fast and secure way to apply for meals benefits.   ONLINE APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED!  Click the APPLY NOW button below.  Paper applications will be available August 1st, 2019 at your child's school cafeteria, office or the Rankin County Child Nutrition Office.  After submission of a completed application, the application will be processed.  You will be notified by mail if your child is eligible to receive these benefits.  If you have any questions or need assistance, please call the RCSD-Office of Child Nutrition at 601-825-2257.

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Income Eligibility Guidelines

Income Guidelines - Free

Scale for Free Meals 

(Effective from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020)

Household Size Annual Monthly Twice per Month Every 2 Weeks Weekly

1

$ 16,237

  $ 1,354

   $ 677

$ 625

$ 313

2

 21,983    

 1,832

      916

846

      423

3

 27,729

 2,311

   1,156

  1,067

      534

4

 33,475

 2,790

   1,395

  1,288

      644

5

   39,221    

     3,269  

   1,635

  1,509

755

6

  44,967

 3,748

   1,874

  1,730

865

7

  50,713

 4,227

   2,114

  1,951

976

8

  56,459

 4,705

   2,353

  2,172

1,086

For each additional Family member add

 

+5,746

 

+479

 

   +240

 

+221

 

+111

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Income Guidelines - Reduced

Scale for Reduced Price Meals

(Effective from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020)

Household Size Annual Monthly Twice per Month Every 2 Weeks Weekly

1

 $ 23,107

 $ 1,926

   $ 963

 $ 889

 $ 445

2

 31,284

2,607

   1,304

  1,204

       602

3

 39,461

3,289

   1,645

 1,518

 759

4

 47,638

3,970

   1,985

 1,833

917

5

 55,815

4,652

   2,326

 2,147

   1,074

6

 63,992

5,333

   2,667

 2,462

   1,231

7

 72,169

6,015

   3,008

 2,776

 1,388

8

 80,346

6,696

   3,348

 3,091

 1,546

For each additional Family member add

 

   +8,177

 

+682

 

    +341

 

 +315

 

+158

 

Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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