School boards in Greater New Milford have announced their policy for determining eligibility of children who may receive free or reduced price meals served under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program.

School have adopted the United States Department of Agriculture’s Income Eligibility Guidelines following family size and income criteria for determining eligibility.

The following income guidelines will be used in Connecticut from July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2018:

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

Number in family 1: annual gross income, $15,678; monthly gross income, $1,307; twice per month income, $654; every two weeks gross income, $603; and weekly gross income, $302.

Number in family, 2: annual gross income, $21,112; monthly gross income, $1,760; twice per month income, $880; every two weeks, $812; and weekly gross income, $406.

For each additional family member, add $5,434 to determine annual gross income; $453 to determine monthly gross income; $227 to determine twice per month gross income; $209 to determine every two weeks gross income; and $105 to determine weekly gross income.

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Number in family, 1: annual gross income, $22,311; monthly gross income, $1,860; twice per month gross income, $930; every two weeks gross income, $859; and weekly gross income, $430.

Number in family, 2: annual gross income, $30,044; monthly gross income, $2,504; twice per month gross income, $1,252; every two weeks gross income, $1,156; and weekly gross income, $578.

For each additional family member, add $7,733 to determine annual gross income; $645 to determine monthly gross income; $323 to determine twice per month gross income; $298 to determine every two weeks gross income; and $149 to determine weekly gross income.