School boards in the Greater New Milford area have announced their policy for determining eligibility of children who may receive free or reduced-price meals served under the national school lunch and breakfast programs. Schools have adopted the United States Department of Agriculture’s income eligibility guidelines following family size and income criteria for determining eligibility.

For more information or to obtain an application for the new school year, call the appropriate school district.

Free meals

Number in family, 1: annual gross income, $15,301; monthly gross income, $1,276; twice per month income, $638; every two weeks gross income, $589; and weekly gross income, $295. Number in family, 2: annual gross income, $20,709; monthly gross income, $1,726; twice per month income, $863; every two weeks, $797; and weekly gross income, $399.

For each additional family member, add $5,408 to determine annual gross income; $451 to determine monthly gross income; $226 to determine twice per month gross income; $208 to determine every two weeks gross income; and $104 to determine weekly gross income.

Reduced-price meals

Number in family, 1: annual gross income, $21,775; monthly gross income, $1,815; twice per month gross income, $908; every two weeks gross income, $838; and weekly gross income, $419.

Number in family, 2: annual gross income, $29,471; monthly gross income, $2,456; twice per month gross income, $1,228; every two weeks gross income, $1,134; and weekly gross income, $567.

For each additional family member, add $7,696 to determine annual gross income; $642 to determine monthly gross income; $321 to determine twice per month gross income; $296 to determine every two weeks gross income; and $148 to determine weekly gross income.