COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 179
November 15, 1996

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Richard T. La Pointe
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Payment of State Funds for the National School Lunch Program

 
  The state reimbursement for the National School Lunch
  Program for 1996-97 will be paid by Electronic Fund Transfer
  (EFT) on or around November 29, 1996.  Attached is a list of
  the payments that will be made.  These payments reflect any
  upward or downward adjustments which were made in the number
  of lunches claimed during 1995-96.
  
  In accordance with Federal regulations, this payment is
  based on the number of reimbursable lunches served to
  children during school year 1995-96.  The reimbursement rate
  is approximately .058522867 per reimbursable lunch.  Funds
  earned by individual SNP Units may be calculated using the
  data from monthly electronic claims, plus or minus
  adjustments, times this rate.
     
  If you have any questions concerning this payment, please
  contact Terry Dougherty, Specialist or Jane Logan, Director
  School Nutrition Programs at (804) 225-2082.
  
  
  RTL/idl
  Attachments: This memo and its attachments will be sent to
               the superintendent's office.