TPS families eligible for discounted internet service

Every Tacoma Public Schools family is automatically eligible for a program that helps connect people to affordable internet service. 

The benefit provides:

  • Up to $30/month discount for internet service
  •  Up to $75/month discount for households on qualifying Tribal lands
  •  A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, desktop computer or tablet purchased through a participating provider

TPS families are eligible for this benefit because we operate under the federal Community Eligibility Provision of student meals. 

How to enroll
Step 1: Contact Patricia Neas in Nutrition Services at 253-571-3378 to receive your program qualification letter.

Step 2: Go to to submit an application. Then, contact your preferred provider to select a plan and have the discount applied to your bill.

Learn more at or by calling 877-384-2575.


TPS Media Contact

Kathryn McCarthy, Strategic Communications and Marketing Manager | 253-571-1015 |

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