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Community Eligibility Provision (CEP)

2016-2017 Community Eligibility Provision (CEP)

NO-COST BREAKFAST AND LUNCH AT YOUR SCHOOL

Again this year, six schools in the Dubuque Community School District (Audubon, Fulton, Lincoln, Marshall, Prescott and Jefferson) will participate in the Community Eligibility Provision, a provision of the federal lunch program that provides no-cost reimbursable meals to all students at participating schools. This offering provides federal funding for the district to expand access to healthy school lunches and ensure that students receive nutritious meals.

ALL FAMILIES in CEP schools must complete the Household Income Form included in the CEP packet, which is available at any school and linked below.

2016-2017 Community Eligibility Provision Packet (PDF)

The CEP packet includes:

  • FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
    See page 2 for the most common CEP questions and info you need to know.
  • HOUSEHOLD INCOME FORM
    The paperwork that must be completed to participate in the program. Please complete only one (1) form per household.
  • INSTRUCTIONS
    See reverse side of the Household Income Form for details on how to complete the form, including an Income Guideline Chart to help you determine what option to select.
  • THE FEE WAIVER BENEFITS FORM
    The required form to request having other district fees waived.

NOTE: If you have a student attending a school not in the Community Eligibility Provision, they can still be considered for free and reduced-price meals by completing the Free and Reduced-Price Meals Application. This application, and the Fee Waiver Benefits Form, are available at any school, online at www.dbqschools.org/forms, or by calling 563/552-3237.

If you have other questions or need more information regarding Community Eligibility Provision, contact the food and nutrition services department at 563/552-3237. For fee waiver questions, contact the Board of Education Secretary at 563/552-3037.

IMPORTANT NOTES

A new form must be completed each and every school year.

The Household Income Form must be completed in full for eligible families to receive student fee waiver benefits. To apply for these benefits, you must also complete the Fee Waiver Benefits Form.


RETURN COMPLETED
AND SIGNED FORMS BY:

Mail to the Dubuque Community School District Food and Nutrition Services Department using the return envelope enclosed in the summer registration mailing

OR deliver to any Dubuque Community School