Technology Discounts for Students

Mehlville students and staff are eligible through a special program to receive highly discounted software through vendors such as Microsoft and Adobe through our district vendors.

Interested parties should visit the Journey Ed website to shop for and/or purchase the products. Users must choose their appropriate District school to receive the lowest discounts available. The purchaser will be required to provide proof of eligibility.


Affordable Connectivity Program

The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure that households can afford the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare and more.

The benefit provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price.

The Affordable Connectivity Program is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household.

Who Is Eligible for the Affordable Connectivity Program?

  • A household is eligible if a member of the household meets at least one of the criteria below:
  • Has an income that is at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines; or
  • Participates in certain assistance programs, such as SNAP, Medicaid, Federal Public Housing Assistance, SSI, WIC, or Lifeline;
  • Participates in Tribal specific programs, such as Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance, Tribal TANF, or Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations;
  • Is approved to receive benefits under the free and reduced-price school lunch program or the school breakfast program, including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision in the 2019-2020, 2020-2021, or 2021-2022 school year;
  • Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year; or
  • Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating provider's existing low-income program.

Two Steps to Enroll

  1. Contact your preferred participating provider to select a plan and have the discount applied to your bill.
  2. Go to ACPBenefit.org to submit an application or print out a mail-in application.

More information can be found at: https://www.fcc.gov/acp

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