Federal Free & Reduced Meal ProgramNewport Public Schools participates in the Federal Free and Reduced meal program. Children from families with income at or below 130 percent of poverty level are eligible for free meals. Children between 130 percent and 185 percent of poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Children from families over 185 percent of poverty pay a regular price for their subsidized meal. Over 60 percent of the lunches served in Rhode Island are served free or at the reduced price.