> Washington School Breakfast and Lunch Program
The Washington School Lunch Program (NSLP) and the School Breakfast Program (SBP) are designed to promote the health and well-being of children by providing nutritious meals to children in public and private schools and residential child care institutions (RCCIs). There are currently 379 school food authorities (SFAs) in Washington State that participate in the NSLP/SBP which includes 277 public school districts, 46 private schools, and 56 residential child care institutions. Both programs are administered by The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI).
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the State of Washington and a parent or primary caregiver responsible for a child(ren) who attends school (high school or under). Those who qualify must also have an annual household income before taxes that must not exceed $26,955 if two people live in the household; $33,874 if three people live in the household; $40,793 if four people live in the household; $47,712 if five people live in the household; $54,631 if six people live in the household, $61,550 if seven people live in the household;$68,469 if eight people live in the household; and $75,388 if more than eight people live in the household. For larger households, add $6,919 for each additional person in the home.
To apply for free or reduced price meals, contact your child's school. A listing of your state's schools can be found here:
Program Contact Information:
For additional information on these programs, please visit the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction at:
A school district directory is available for Washington residents to search for their local school online: