Campus Catering prepares breakfast and lunch daily.  Meals are available for every CUSD student as part of the National School Lunch Program and National School Breakfast Program.

For the 21/22 school year only, a Free/Reduced Price Meal application is not required to receive meals at no cost.  

However, qualified households who do choose to complete an application may help their school secure additional funding.  Eligible households may also receive other benefits including SAT, ACT and AP test fee waivers, discounted college applications fees, and discounted home internet.

Income Eligibility Guidelines

July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022
The household size and income criteria identified below will be used to determine eligibility. Children from households with income at or below the levels shown here are eligible for no-cost breakfast and lunch and may also be eligible for additional benefits.  The information provided on the application will be used to determine eligibility and may be verified at any time during the school year by school or program officials.

 2021-2022 No Cost Eligibility Scale 

Household Size

   Annual

   Monthly

Twice Per Month

Every Two Weeks

  Weekly

1

$ 23,828

$  1,986

$   993

$   917

$  459

2

$ 32,227

$  2,686

$  1,343

$  1,240

$   620

3

$ 40,626

$  3,386

$  1,693

$  1,563

$   782

4

$ 49,025

$  4,086

$  2,043

$  1,886

$   943

5

$ 57,424

$  4,786

$  2,393

$  2,209

$  1,105

6

$ 65,823

$  5,486

$  2,743

$  2,532

$  1,266

7

$ 74,222

$ 6,186

$  3,093

$  2,855

$  1,428

8

$ 82,621

$  6,886

$  3,443

$  3,178

$ 1,589

For each additional family member, add:

 

$  8,399

$    700

$    350

$   324

$   162

 
NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT—In accordance with Federal civil rights law and the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (state or local) where they applied for the benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: rel=”noopener”>http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint filing cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form.  To request a copy of the complaint form or letter to USDA by:  (1) mail:  U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, (2) fax:  (202) 690-7442; or, (3) email:  [email protected]. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Direct Certification

Clovis Unified participates in Direct Certification. If your household currently receives benefits from one of the following programs: CalFresh (previously Food Stamps), California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) or Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR), you may not need to fill out an application.  You will be notified of your children’s eligibility for no-cost meals.  If you do not receive a notice from CUSD Campus Catering informing you that children in your household have been directly certified, please fill out an application.

Benefits Available to Qualified Applicants

Additional Funding for your Child's School
Even if you don't plan to eat school meals, completing an application may help bring much needed services to your school.  For each qualifies student, your school receives additional funding to use to improve educational programs schoolwide or provide targeted assistance to especially needy students.   

Testing and College Application Fee Assistance
Eligible students in qualify for SAT, ACT and Advanced Placement test fee waivers. In addition, discounts on college application fees for students interested in university and trade schools are available.  Students enrolled in the no-cost meal program will also have an easier time filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application.
Families are encouraged to contact their high school Counseling Center to receive additional information from counselors on these benefits.

Internet Essentials from Comcast
In addition to assistance with college application fees, testing fees and other aid tied to qualifying for the national meal program, families are eligible for the “Internet Essentials” program from Comcast.

The program offers low-cost Internet service, computer equipment and free digital literacy training to families with at least one child eligible to participate in the National School Lunch/Breakfast Program.

Internet Essentials includes:
  • Home Internet service for $9.95 (plus tax) per month;
  • The option to buy a computer for $149.99 (plus tax); and
  • Access to online, in print and in classroom digital literacy training free of charge.
Comcast offers Internet Essentials in all areas where Comcast provides Internet service. Applicants cannot have subscribed to Comcast Internet service within the past 90 days, have an overdue Comcast bill or unreturned equipment.

The Internet Essentials program guarantees no price increases, no activation fees and no equipment rental fees.

For additional information about Internet Essentials, including program eligibility criteria, call 1-855-8-INTERNET (1-855-846-8376) toll-free or visit www.internetessentials.comor www.internetbasico.com

Apply Now

Households must complete a new application each school year to determine eligibility for no cost meals and additional benefits.
 
2021/2022 No-Cost Meal Application processing will commence at the  beginning of August, 2021.  Applications may be completed online or in paper hard copy.  Applications may be submitted any time during the school year.  
 

Printed applications for the 2021-2022 school year may be submitted for processing after July 15, 2021 to the Campus Catering office at 310 N. Sunnyside Ave. Clovis, CA 93611.  You may also submit printed applications for processing to the cafeteria at your school site throughout the school year.
 

CEP (Community Eligibility Provision)

Clovis Unified School District will serve breakfast and lunch at no charge under the Community Eligibility Provision program (CEP)* to students at the following schools:

=        Clovis Community Day

=        Fancher Creek Elementary

=        Gateway High School

=        Miramonte Elementary

=        Nelson Elementary

=        Pinedale Elementary

=        Sierra Vista Elementary

=        Tarpey Elementary

=        Temperance-Kutner Elementary

=        Weldon Elementary

What does this mean for you and your children attending the school(s) identified above?

Students at CEP qualifying sites are eligible to receive a healthy breakfast and lunch at school at no charge to your household each day of the 2020-21 school year. Your child(ren) will be able to participate in these meal programs without having to pay a fee or submit a meal application. 

If you have a student(s) attending a CUSD school not listed above:

If you have a student in a Clovis Unified school not listed, you will need to fill out an application to determine eligibility (unless you have received a letter informing you that your child has been directly certified).  All members of your household must be listed on the application including students attending CEP sites, children living in the household who do not attend CUSD (infants, toddlers, graduates, college students, children attending non-cusd schools), and all adult household members.  Applications are available online at cusd.com, in the Campus Catering office, and at all school sites.

     *Community Eligibility Provision – Allows schools and local educational agencies to provide no-cost meals to all students enrolled 

         in eligible areas and eliminates the burden of collecting household applications to determine eligibility for school meal programs.

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