The Special Milk Program was established to encourage consumption of fluid milk by children in the United States in:
Nonprofit schools of high school grade and under, which do not participate in National School Lunch, School Breakfast, Special Milk Program, or Summer Food Service Program (except participation of nonprofit schools in the special milk program shall not apply to split-session kindergarten programs conducted in schools in which children do not have access to the meal service program operating in schools the children attend).
Nonprofit nursery schools, child care centers, settlement houses, summer camps, and similar nonprofit institutions devoted to the care and training of children, which do not participate in a meal service program.
|2014-15 SMP APPLICATIONS /AGREEMENT|
|Part 1||Part 1 Instructions|
|Part 2-3||Part 2-3 Instructions|
|Agreement Parts 4, 5, 6|
|CLAIM DUE DATES AND INSTRUCTIONS|
|Due Dates and Instructions|
|CLAIMS FORMS 2013-14|
|CLAIMS FORMS 2012-13|
|Rates for Reimbursement||SMP Claim|
All children receive milk at no cost to the child. The agency claims the general rate of reimbursement for each 1/2 pint of milk served to children.
The local agency establishes the price for the milk.
This program is available for students enrolled in accredited schools which do not offer a federal school meal program or half day preschool program that do not participate in a federal school meal program. It is also open to preschool programs and summer camps.