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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

39.8 percent of students in Griswold Community School District qualify for free/reduced lunches

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By Metric Media News Service | Feb 14, 2020

Test 11

In Griswold Community School District, 173 students qualified for free or reduced lunches in 2018-2019, according to the Iowa Department of Education.

That is 39.8 percent of the district's total enrollment of 435.

Under guidelines established by the National School Lunch Program, children from families with incomes at or below 130 percent of the poverty level are eligible for free lunch and children from families with incomes between 130 and 185 percent of the poverty level are eligible for reduced-price lunch.

In both 2017-2018 and 2018-2019, 173 students qualified for free or reduced lunches in the district.

The Department of Education said 128 students in Griswold Community School District qualified for free lunches, and another 45 for reduced lunches in 2018-2019.

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