Families of students in the Colquitt County School District may be eligible to receive free or discounted internet service under the Affordable Connectivity Program provided by the FCC.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
- All households with a child who was approved to receive free or reduced-price school meals under the National School Lunch Program or the School Breakfast Program, within the last 12 months, including children who attend schools participating in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), are eligible for ACP benefits. Colquitt County School District is a CEP district, so all families with children enrolled in the current school year are eligible.
- Households are also independently eligible if
- (1) their income is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level ($55,500 for a family of four); or
- (2) a member of the household participates in certain other Federal benefit programs—including, among others, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), Medicaid, and Federal Public Housing Assistance.
HOW TO APPLY:
2. Log in to Parent Portal. Go to Documents. Download your student's Academic Plan Progress Report to your computer or mobile device. Be sure the document includes the school year, school location, student name, and schedule. If you are not already registered to use Parent Portal, click here for instructions.
3. Go to AffordableConnectivity.gov to submit an application or print out a mail-in application: and
4. Contact your preferred participating internet provider to select a plan and have the discount applied to your bill.
Consumer FAQ - Questions and answers on eligibility, how to apply, participating service providers, connected device benefits, and more.
Participating Providers Tool: Find internet service providers offering the Affordable Connectivity Program discount in your state.
Submit an ACP Complaint: File an informal consumer complaint against your internet provider involving the Affordable Connectivity Program.