The Eligibility Manual for School Meals provides comprehensive information on the Federal requirements, policies, and procedures for establishing eligibility
USDA School Meals Programs.
- Verification Forms Packet- Supplementary materials that may be used to complete the Verification process to meet the annual Verification requirements.
- Statement of Earnings (Spanish) (Hmong)
Verification Letter Templates:
Policy and Guidance
- Beginning Verification before October 1: Guidance to Local Educational Agencies SP 42-2017, USDA, 09/08/17
- Ensuring Access to Free and Reduced Price Meals for Low-Income Students SP 43-2016, USDA, 06/30/16
Verification for Cause in the School Meal Programs SP 13-2012, USDA, 02/10/2012