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Breakfast Service

Anderson is excited to announce a new breakfast program for the 2023-2024 school year! Breakfast will be $1.75 for K-4, $2.00 for 5-8, and $2.00 for adults, and milk will cost 55 cents per additional carton. Students will eat in the multi-purpose room.

Lunch Service

The cost for lunches is $3.50 (K-4) $3.75 (5-8) and $4.25 for adults. Milk costs 55 cents per carton. Students eat in the multi-purpose room and are excused on a regular schedule. Students who bring cold lunches also eat in the multi-purpose room with classmates.  If students bring a cold lunch items should not need refrigeration or microwaving. All students are reminded to be courteous and to use good manners while eating.  Sodas are not allowed in the school.  Good nutrition provides a foundation for good health and optimum learning.

LINQ Connect (formerly TITAN Family Portal)

Anderson School is excited to offer a family portal where you can view your student’s lunch balance, transaction history, deposit funds, and more! To access, click the link to the portal on this page. They also offer a friendly mobile app for Android (click here) and iPhone (click here). For instructions to get started, please reference the LINQ Connect FAQ by clicking here. For details on the transition from TITAN Family Portal, view the transition FAQ by clicking here.

Free and Reduced-Price School Meals

Anderson School announces the 2023-2024 policy for Free and Reduced-Price School Meals for students whose schools participate in the U.S. Department of Agriculture [National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program]. The complete policy is on file in the central office and may be reviewed by any interested party.

Households who receive assistance from Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP); Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR); Medicaid; or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) are eligible for free meals and no application is required. Children who meet the definition of homeless, migrant, runaway, and foster are also eligible for free meals. Starting the 2023-24 school year, families who are on Medicaid or Medicare are eligible for free or reduced meals. The school district will send a notice to your household about free meal benefits. If you do not receive a notice of eligibility or there are children living in your household who are not listed, please contact the school district. If you are eligible for unemployment compensation, you might also be eligible for free or reduced price school meals.

Children from households whose income is within the limits of the chart below may be eligible for free or reduced-price meals. To apply, households must fill out the application and return it to the school. Applications may be submitted at any time during the year. Program officials may verify information submitted on the application. Households will be notified of eligibility determination. Households who choose to decline free meal benefits should contact the school district.

For more detailed information, including the eligibility matrix, please click the “Letter to Household” button.

  • Income Eligibility Guidelines 2023-24

USDA NONDISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

1. mail:

U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or

2. fax:

(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or

3. email:

Program.Intake@usda.gov