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CEP - Community Eligibility Provision

Henderson County Schools Participating in the

National School Lunch and Breakfast Program for the 2020-2021 School Year

Henderson County Schools will be participating in the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program with Full Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Implementation.  As part of this program, all schools district wide will offer a healthy breakfast and lunch every school day at no cost to students due to the implementation of the Community Eligibility Provision for school year 2020-2021. Families will be asked to complete a household income application for household to maintain other areas of funding. The household income application is also used to qualify students for other programs under Title 1, Title II, book fees, AP exam cost and other student fees other than lunch expenses.

Students will still owe for any charges incurred prior to being placed on the CEP program. Students will not be allowed to charge extra(s), such as ice cream or ala carte items.The CEP program covers the regular reimbursable meal only for breakfast and lunch.

For more information, you may contact Charlotte Baumgartner, Director of Child Nutrition at 270-831-5014 or e-mail at

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department 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 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 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, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed 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:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.