Reimbursements vary according to the number of children claimed each day, the number of meals and snacks served that meet the program requirements, and the child care provider’s tier level of payment.
The tier level is determined by the percentage of free and reduced cost lunches served at the providers local elementary school, the financial information of the provider (optional), and/or the financial information of the families for whom care is provided.
The following are meal and snack reimbursement rates as determined by the United States Department of Agriculture (U.S.D.A.) as of 07/01/16:
Currently, the average reimbursement per participating child care provider is: $428.80.
Milk, Cereal and Banana
Milk, Turkey Sandwich,
Carrots and Applesauce
Apples and Cheese
Milk, Chicken, Sweet
Potatoes, Pears and Bread