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Food Program

P.O.  Box 2389  • Alma, Arkansas 72921  • Tel (479) 632-3813  • Fax (479) 632-8986
Free and reduced price meals will be available to students at Stepping Stone School  throughout the upcoming school year.  Application forms can be picked up at Stepping Stone administrative offices, and must be completed and returned to the school. Only one application should be submitted for each household.  Free and reduced meal programs are administered through the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  To receive free lunches, a household income must be 130 percent or less of the federal poverty guidelines. For a family of two, the maximum annual income limit to qualify is $20,163, with $5,226 being added for each additional household member. That equals a monthly income of $1,681, with $436 added for each additional person.  To received reduced price lunches, a household income must be 185 percent or less of the federal poverty guidelines. For a family of two, the maximum annual income limit is $28,694, with $7,437 added for each additional household member. That equals a monthly income of $2,392, with $620 for each additional person.  Applications may be submitted anytime during the school year, and also are subject to verification any time during that year.  Children who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits, are enrolled in a Head Start-Even Start program, are certified as migrant, homeless or runaway, or are categorized as foster children are eligible for free meals.  In accordance with Federal civil rights law and 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. Welcome About Us Food Program Contact Us Important Links Non- Discrimination Policy Enrollment Our Programs
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       Every Child ~ Every Chance ~ Every Day
Employment Opportunities 2017-2018 School Calendar
P.O.  Box 2389  • Alma, Arkansas 72921  • Tel (479) 632-3813  • Fax (479) 632-8986

Food Program

Free and reduced price meals will be available to students at Stepping Stone School  throughout the upcoming school year.  Application forms can be picked up at Stepping Stone administrative offices, and must be completed and returned to the school. Only one application should be submitted for each household.  Free and reduced meal programs are administered through the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  To receive free lunches, a household income must be 130 percent or less of the federal poverty guidelines. For a family of two, the maximum annual income limit to qualify is $20,163, with $5,226 being added for each additional household member. That equals a monthly income of $1,681, with $436 added for each additional person.  To received reduced price lunches, a household income must be 185 percent or less of the federal poverty guidelines. For a family of two, the maximum annual income limit is $28,694, with $7,437 added for each additional household member. That equals a monthly income of $2,392, with $620 for each additional person.  Applications may be submitted anytime during the school year, and also are subject to verification any time during that year.  Children who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits, are enrolled in a Head Start-Even Start program, are certified as migrant, homeless or runaway, or are categorized as foster children are eligible for free meals.  In accordance with Federal civil rights law and 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.