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Special Milk Program for Idaho

undefined Special Milk Program for Idaho?


The Special Milk Program provides reimbursement for milk served to children in programs where they have no access to lunch either through the National School Lunch Program or the Child and Adult Care Food Program. These programs include half-time kindergarten programs and summer camps in schools when children do not have access to breakfast or lunch.

The Special Milk Program provides reimbursement for milk served to children in programs where they have no access to lunch either through the National School Lunch Program or the Child and Adult Care Food Program. These programs include half-time kindergarten programs and summer camps in schools when children do not have access to breakfast or lunch.

undefined Special Milk Program for Idaho?


To be eligible for the Idaho Special Milk Program, you must be a resident of the state of Idaho and meet all of the following:

  • Be a child in a school or institution that participates in the Special Milk Program; and
  • Be low-income or very low income.

Each child's family must apply annually for free milk eligibility.

In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:

Annual Household Income Limits (before taxes)
Household Size*Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1$27,861
2$37,814
3$47,767
4$57,720
5$67,673
6$77,626
7$87,579
8$97,532

*For households with more than eight people, add $9,953 per additional person. Always check with the appropriate managing agency to ensure the most accurate guidelines.

undefined Special Milk Program for Idaho?


To apply for the Special Milk program, directly contact your child's school, camp, or child care institution to find out if it participates in the Special Milk Program.

The Federal agency Child Nutrition Programs manages this program and provides state contact information.

Additionally, your state education agency can also provide you with more information about the program.


Find more information on the Idaho Special Milk Program (SMP).

To learn more about Idaho SMP, please call the Department of Education at:
208-332-6820

208-332-6820