Free And Reduced Lunch Thresholds Raised For 7th Year In A Row

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction released the latest Free and Reduced Lunch thresholds late last week.  The threshold for eligibility has been raised for seventh year in a row.

For example, for a family with one child, the threshold for the free lunch has been raised from $14,079  dollars in 2010-11 to $15,444 for 2016-17. That’s an increase of $1,365.  The reduced price lunch rose $1,942 dollars for the same time period.

A full comparison chart by year going back to 2009-2010 is below.


Related Reading:
Did News and Observer Do The Free/Reduced Lunch Math? (2015)

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About A.P. Dillon

A.P. Dillon is a Co-Founder and Managing Editor at American Lens. She resides in the Triangle area of North Carolina and is the founder of LadyLiberty1885.com. Her past writing can also be found at IJ review, Breitbart, FOX news, Da Tech Guy Blog, Heartland Institute, Civitas Institute and StopCommonCoreNC.org. Find her on Twitter: @APDillon_
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