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Free and Reduced Price Meal Benefits

Prior Year Free and Reduced Price Meal Benefits Extended 30 Days into the 2020-2021 School Year!
If your student qualified for free or reduced meal benefits last school year, those benefits will be extended into the first 30 days of the 2020-2021 school year. A new application must be completed each school year. Any application that is not completed and processed within the first 30 days of the school year, will be changed to paying status. Families are held responsible for any charges that accrue between the 30th school day and when and when a new application is processed. Get your applications completed soon! Applying online is the fastest way to get your application processed, or pick up an application from your school's front office or kitchen staff.  

2020-2021 Free & Reduced Meals Application
2020-2021 Income Guidelines

2020-2021 Aplicación de Comidas Gratis y a Precio Reducido
2020-2021 Pautas de Ingresos

Community Food Resources

Littleton and its surrounding communities have many wonderful food resources available for families. Please see below for additional information. 

Summer Feeding Programs (currently operating in your area): www.kidsfoodfinder.org

Gracefull Cafe: Gracefull Cafe is a community and a cafe that serves breakfast and lunch Tues-Sat 7am-2 pm to anyone regardless of their ability to pay. For more information visit: www.gracefullcafe.com

Local Food Pantry Resources (see images below):

     

2020-2021 Meal Prices

Did you know that all students who qualify for reduced meals get FREE breakfast?! Students in Kindergarten – Grade 12 who qualify for reduced meals now get FREE breakfast AND lunch.
 
Breakfast Prices:
Preschool $2.05
Elementary: $2.15
Middle: $2.15
High: $2.25
Milk only: $0.85
Lunch Prices:
Preschool $3.30
Elementary: $3.40
Middle: $3.50
High: $3.60
Adult: $4.25
Milk only: $0.85

What does school lunch look like at LPS?

Meals, foods and beverages sold or served at schools meet state and federal requirements based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines. All meals, foods and beverages are prepared and served by qualified child nutrition professionals. Our meals provide students with access to a variety of healthy meals, fresh fruit and vegetables, and entrees, sides and sauces made from scratch at an affordable price. Every meal offered includes a grain, protein, fruits, vegetables and milk. For more information on our regulations please see our Nutrition/Wellness page. For information on allergens, snacks, and special diets, please see our Nutrition Information web page.  

Colorado P-EBT

In an effort to support Colorado’s families during the COVID-19 epidemic, the Colorado Department of Human Services and Department of Education have teamed up to secure USDA approval to issue Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) benefits to school-age children who would have received free or reduced-price meals during the time that schools have been closed for the 2019-2020 school year. It is also for children who would have been eligible for free or reduced-price meals in schools for March, April, or May due to loss of income in those months. Each household with an eligible child can receive an amount of $5.70 per child per school day on a Colorado EBT card that will provide extra food benefits to create healthy, wholesome meal options for kids. P-EBT benefits will be issued to households as a one-time payment.

For Colorado families that currently receive SNAP benefits and whose children attend a school that participates in the National School Lunch Program, no action will be needed from the family and benefits will be automatically issued starting Wednesday, July 22. Families that currently do not participate in the SNAP program, and whose children attend a school that participates in the National School Lunch Program, will need to fill out the P-EBT application. IMPORTANT NOTE: the application requires a SASID number for each student, you can find this in your Infinite Campus Family Portal. Click on the MORE tab (on the left), select Student State ID (SSID), and ensure you select each student at the top of the page (upper right corner).  

For additional information please see the links below:

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Pay for Lunch Online

We have a new payment portal! Check your students' lunch account balances, add money to their accounts, see what they've been purchasing, apply for free and reduced meals, and get low balance notifications using Titan School Solutions. Click on the logo below to go to the website or download the app and keep track of your students' lunch accounts on the go!

Now Hiring!

Looking for a job that allows you to be at home when your family needs you there and gives you the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of LPS students?

Nutrition Services is now hiring for the 2020-2021 school year. We currently have openings for both permanent and substitute workers. Apply here!


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