Georgetown Public Schools is announcing its policy for determining eligibility of children who may receive free or reduced price meals served under the National School Lunch Program.

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Georgetown Public Schools is announcing its policy for determining eligibility of children who may receive free or reduced price meals served under the National School Lunch Program.

Lunch costs $3.00 at Penn Brook Elementary and $3.25 at GMHS.

Your children may qualify for free meals or for reduced price meals. Reduced price is $0.40 for lunch and $0.30 for breakfast.

Below are some common questions and answers to help you with the application process.

  1. Who can get free OR REDUCED PRICE meals?
    1. All children in households receiving benefits from MA SNAP or MA TANF are eligible for free meals.
    2. Foster children that are under the legal responsibility of a foster care agency or court are eligible for free meals.
    3. Children participating in their school’s Head Start program are eligible for free meals.
    4. Children who meet the definition of homeless, runaway, or migrant are eligible for free meals.

Children may receive free or reduced price meals if your household’s income is within the limits on the Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines. Your children may qualify for free or reduced price meals , click here for more info.