Community Eligibility Provision (CEP)
Students at 31 district schools this year will be able to eat both breakfast and lunch for free, thanks to the expansion of a federal program.
Providing meals at no charge at participating campuses is made possible through the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), which last year operated at only six district schools. All schools already serve breakfast for free but with the expansion of CEP, students at the 31 participating campuses will also get free lunch, regardless of income. The participating campuses are:
Elementary: Anderson, Bammel, Beneke, Booker, Burchett, Clark Intermediate, Clark Primary, Cooper, Eickenroht, Heritage, Hirsch, Hoyland, Jenkins, Lewis, Link, Major, Marshall, McNabb, Meyer, Ponderosa, Reynolds, Salyers, Smith and Thompson
Middle Schools: Bailey, Bammel, Claughton, Dueitt, Wells
High Schools: Dekaney, Westfield
Students at those campuses will receive meals at no cost. Additional snacks and beverages meeting the USDA Smart Snacks standards are offered as ala carte items and are available daily for purchase.
Spring ISD requests that all households complete an Income Survey.
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