COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 183
December 11, 1998

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Paul D. Stapleton
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Payment of State Funds for the National School Lunch Program for School Year 1998-99

 
  The state reimbursement for the National School Lunch
  Program for 1998-99 will be paid by Electronic Fund
  Transfer (EFT)during December 1998 or January 1999.  These
  funds must be credited to the school division's food
  service account.  Attached is a list of the payments that
  will be made. 

  In accordance with federal regulations, the payment to each
  division is based on the number of lunch meals claimed for
  reimbursement during school year 1997-98.  The
  reimbursement rate is approximately $0.0554 per lunch. 
  Funds earned by the school division were calculated using
  the submitted monthly electronic claims data, plus or minus
  any adjustments, multiplied by the state reimbursement
  rate.

  If you have any questions concerning this payment, please
  contact Terry Dougherty, Specialist, School Nutrition
  Programs at (804) 225-2074.


  PDS/idl

  Attachments: A hard copy of this memo and its attachment
               will be sent to the superintendent's office.