Free and Reduced Price Meals

Free and Reduced Price Meals

Children from households that meet federal income guidelines are eligible for free meals or reduced price meals ($0.25 for breakfast and lunch). Income guidelines change from year to year. Once approved, children within the household can receive the benefit for the entire school year.

Frequently Asked Questions about free and reduced price meals

Households that receive benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations, or Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), can get free meals and should indicate their case number on their application.

Other eligible households must fill out an application each year to be eligible for free and reduced price meals. Families can apply for free and reduced price meals at any time during the school year. Return completed applications to Mary Jewell, 163 School Dr., Delanson NY 12053.

Free and Reduced Price Meals Application

If you need help accessing or completing the application, call the Food Services Department at (518) 895-5350, ext. 228, or (518) 895-3000, ext. 228.

Income guidelines (2019-20)

Families whose gross annual income is less than the figure listed here may be eligible to receive free or reduced price meals.

  • Household of 1: $23,107
  • Household of 2: $31,284
  • Household of 3: $39,461
  • Household of 4: $47,638
  • Household of 5: $55,815
  • Household of 6: $63,992
  • Household of 7: $72,169
  • Household of 8: $80,346

For each additional person, add $8,177.