MCPS To Participate in the National School Meals Programs

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) announces participation in the National School Breakfast Program, the National School Lunch Program, the Afterschool Snack Program, the At-Risk Afterschool Supper Program, and the Family Day Care Program. Meals will be provided to all enrolled participants regardless of race, color, sex, age, disability, or national origin, and there will be no discrimination in the course of meal service and access to facilities.  Eligibility for free or reduced-price meal reimbursement is based on the following annual income eligibility guidelines effective from July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024. Meals will be provided at the sites listed on the MCPS Website:


Free Meals Reduced-Price Meals
Year Month Twice per month Every Two Weeks Week Year Month Twice per month Every Two Weeks Week
1 $18,954 $1,580 $790 $729 $365 $26,973 $2,248 $1,124 $1,038 $519
2 25,636 2,137 1,069 986 493 36,482 3,041 1,521 1,404 702
3 32,318 2,694 1,347 1,243 622 45,991 3,833 1,917 1,769 885
4 39,000 3,250 1,625 1,500 750 55,500 4,625 2,313 2,135 1,068
5 45,682 3,807 1,904 1,757 879 65,009 5,418 2,709 2,501 1,251
6 52,364 4,364 2,182 2,014 1,007 74,518 6,210 3,105 2,867 1,434
7 59,046 4,921 2,461 2,271 1,136 84,027 7,003 3,502 3,232 1,616
8 65,728 5,478 2,739 2,528 1,264 93,536 7,795 3,898 3,598 1,799
For each additional family member, add …  





















Please contact the Division of Food and Nutrition Services for additional information by calling 240-740-7400 or visiting our website at

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 Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, which can be obtained online at:, 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:
    [email protected]

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