These rates are effective from July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015.
- Paid - $0.28
- Reduced - $2.58
- Free - $2.98
Contracting entities serving at least 60 percent free and reduced-price lunches in school year 2012-13 will receive a 2-cent supplemental lunch reimbursement. In addition, contracting entities certified to receive the performance-based cash assistance will receive an additional 6 cents added to the lunch reimbursement. These additional reimbursements will be applied and paid automatically to eligible Contracting entities through the Texas Unified Nutrition Programs System (TX-UNPS).
After School Care Program
- Paid - $0.07
- Reduced - $0.41
- Free - $0.82
USDA Foods Published Rate Of Assistance
- SY 2015 Commodity Meal Rate - The published rate for the period July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015, is $0.2475 for NSLP schools.
- USDA added an additional $0.0450 to the SY 2015 Commodity Meal Rate to include the shortfall in USDA purchases for SY 2014 for a national rate of $0.2925 cents per meal.
- Texas rate is currently estimated at $0.2925 per meal.