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Free and Reduced Price School Meals



Children - free and reduced price picture

Free and Reduced Price Program Templates - English and Spanish

Eligibility Resources

Independent Review of Applications

Click here for Independent Review of Applications Resources

Additional Resources

Click here for additional resources

  • Colorado PEAK
  • Family Economic Data Survey
  • USDA Food and Nutrition Service Translations

Click here for USDA Memos

  • USDA Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) webpage
    • Translations for applications intended to be used directly by families
    • Translations for applications and verification form prototypes for state agency consideration
    • USDA Web-based Prototype Application for Free and Reduced Price School Meals

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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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