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Educational Pricing Policy

Academic discounted software is available for students, teachers, staff, and institutions in the United States. You can purchase software for your personally owned computer or those owned by your school. 

Students

Am I eligible?

To qualify for a student discount, you must be enrolled in one of the following:

  • University or college — accredited public or private university or college (including community, junior, or vocational college) that grants degrees requiring not less than the equivalent of two years of full-time study*
  • Primary or secondary school — accredited public or private primary or secondary school providing full-time instruction*
  • Homeschool — defined by state homeschooling regulations

Proof of eligibility

Your proof of eligibility must be a document issued by the institution with your name, institution name, and current date.**  Types of proof of enrollment include:

  • School ID card
  • Report card
  • Transcript
  • Tuition bill or statement

For homeschooled students:

  • Dated copy of a letter of intent to homeschool†
  • Current membership ID to a homeschool association (for example, the Home School Legal Defense Association)**
  • Dated proof of purchase of curriculum for the current academic school year**

Contact Lunchbox Audio at 206-617-9931 if you are unclear about whether you qualify.

*Accredited schools are those that are approved by an association recognized by the U.S. Department of Education/State Board of Education or the Canadian/Provincial Ministries of Education and that teach students as their primary focus. In the U.S., such associations include: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Northwest Association of Accredited Schools.

† Documents dated within the last six months are considered current.

Teachers

Am I eligible?

To qualify for a teacher discount, you must be one of the following:

  • Faculty or staff — employed by an accredited primary or secondary school, public or private university or college, school district, or board of education (including emeritus status professors)*
  • Teacher of a homeschooled student — defined by state homeschooling regulations

Proof of eligibility

Note: Any sensitive information such as pay amounts or social security numbers can be covered or crossed out.

Your proof of eligibility must be a document issued by the institution with your name, school name, and current date.**  Types of proof of employment include:

  • Paycheck stub from school
  • Letter on official letterhead from the education entity indicating current employment

For teachers of homeschooled students: 

  • Dated copy of a letter of intent to homeschool†
  • Current membership ID to a homeschool association (for example, the Home School Legal Defense Association)**
  • Dated proof of purchase of curriculum for the current academic school year**

Contact Lunchbox Audio at 206-617-9931 if you are unclear about whether you qualify.

*Accredited schools are those that are approved by an association recognized by the U.S. Department of Education/State Board of Education or the Canadian/Provincial Ministries of Education and that teach students as their primary focus. In the U.S., such associations include: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Northwest Association of Accredited Schools.

Institutions

Is my institution eligible?

To see if you can purchase software for your school at education discounts, check the following list of eligible types of institutions. 

  • Accredited public or private primary or secondary schools providing full-time instruction for grades K–12, or school districts for such schools*
  • Accredited public or private universities or colleges (including community, junior, or vocational colleges) that grant degrees requiring not less than the equivalent of two years of full-time study*
  • School administrative offices or boards of education
  • Homeschools approved by Lunchbox Audio
  • Government schools in U.S. Territories
  • Named educational entities approved in writing by Lunchbox Audio

Proof of eligibility

Lunchbox Audio requires qualified educational institutions to provide appropriate identification.

Appropriate identification means one of the following:

  • A valid, official purchase order issued by an educational entity
  • Current credit card information with the proper name, billing address, and delivery address of the educational entity
  • A current personal credit card or check payment from a faculty or staff member with a delivery address of the educational entity
  • Other appropriate identification as permitted by Lunchbox Audio