Did you know?

The National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program are programs of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that provide low-cost or free meals to children each school day. Check with your school to see if they offer free or reduced breakfast or lunch under the National School Lunch program or School Breakfast Program!

Do I Qualify?


Your student(s) may qualify for free or reduced priced breakfast or lunch if your household income meets the USDA Income Eligibility Guidelines (based on household size and income), or if your family currently receives SNAP benefits. Your students(s) may also qualify if they are considered to be a foster child, migrant, homeless, or runaway. To see if you qualify, please submit an application or contact The Pinnacle School Food Authority.



How Do I Apply?


1. Complete an application online through the My School Apps website:








2. Pick up a paper application from your school. Return to your school or to:


The Pinnacle School Food Authority

1001 W 84th Ave 

Federal Heights, CO, 80260



Please complete only one application per household, and allow for up to 10 business days for the application to be processed.


Once your application has been processed, you will recieve a confirmation letter from us with your application results. If you do not receive an email or letter from us within 10 business days, please contact us at (303) 450-3985 x1136. 

Is My School Part of The Pinnacle School Food Authority?

Our schools for 2019-20 are:

AXIS International Academy 

Academy of Charter Schools

Colorado Early Colleges Fort Collins

Community Leadership Academy

Early College of Arvada

Global Village Academy Northglenn

Indian Peaks Charter School

New America School- Lowry

New America School - Thornton

Ricardo Flores Magon Academy

The Pinnacle Charter Schools

T.R. Paul Academy of Arts and Knowledge

Victory Preparatory Academy

Windsor Charter Academy

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.


Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.


To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.


Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.



This institution is an equal opportunity provider.