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  • Meal Prices:
    Meal Prices for 2014-2015 School Year

     

     

     Breakfast


    Lunch

    Elementary

    Paid
    Reduced

    $ .00
     $.00

     $ 2.25
     $   .40

    Middle

    Paid
    Reduced

    $ 1.50
    $   .30

    $ 2.75
    $   .40

    High

    Paid
    Reduced

    $ 1.50
    $   .30 

    $ 2.75
    $   .40

    Adult

     

    $1.50

    $3.25

    Middle and High Schools offer several a la carte options from $  .50- $2.50
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    Free & Reduced Meal Applications

    Children from households that meet Federal income guidelines are eligible for free or reduced price meals. Families may apply to participate in the program at any time during the school year. For the 2015 - 2016 school year, a "Family Application" is used. This means that only one application per family is required. To apply for free or reduced meals, complete and sign Free & Reduced application and return it to the school principal.  Chartwells does not see, approve or deny the application for free or reduced meals. 

     Free & Reduced Application in English

    Please go to the

    US Government Nutrition Assistance Programs website at:

     http://www.fns.usda.gov/cnd/FRP/frp.process.htm 

    to find applications in many  languages.


    Frequently Asked Questions
     
    Do I need to fill out an application for each child? 
    No. Complete the application to apply for free or reduced price meals. Use one Free and Reduced Price School Meals Application for all students in your household. We cannot approve an application that is not complete, so be sure to fill out all required information. Return the completed application to your youngest child’s school office.

    Who can get free meals? All children in households receiving benefits from NH SNAP, NH TAFDC or the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations, can get free meals regardless of your income. Also, your children can get free meals if your household’s gross income is within the free limits on the Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines.

    Can foster children get free meals?  Yes, foster children that are under the legal responsibility of a foster care agency or court, are eligible for free meals. Any foster child in the household is eligible for free meals regardless of income.

    Can homeless, runaway, and migrant children get free meals?  Yes, children who meet the definition of homeless, runaway, or migrant qualify for free meals.  If you haven’t been told your children will get free meals, please call or e-mail  Jacky LeHoullier, Families in Transition Coordinator at 603-332-3678,  lahoullier.j@rochesterschools.com to see if they qualify.

    Who can get reduced meal prices?  Your children can get low cost meals if your household income is within the reduced price limits on the Federal Eligibility Income Chart, shown on the application.  
     
    Should I fill out an application if I received a letter this school year saying my children are approved for free meals? Please read the letter you got carefully and follow the instructions.  Call the school Food Service Department at 603-332-0757 ext. *2130  if you have questions.

    Will parents need to pay for a child's breakfast or lunch until the application is processed?
    Yes

    My child needs milk for lunch. Is this free? No - Milk, alone, is not free at  breakfast, lunch or snack time. Students must take 3 of the 5 meal components offered to get the free or reduced price benefits. Milk only, including snack milk, is $.55 for all students.

    Who is eligible for the Free / Special Milk Program?
    Only half-day pre-kindergarten and kindergarten programs whose families meet income eligibility guidelines can receive Free milk.
     

     











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