• 2021-2022 School Meal Information

Free & Reduced Meals

  • This school year, Cypress-Fairbanks ISD can offer healthy meals every school day to all students at no cost. Typically, a student’s household must meet income eligibility requirements to qualify for free or reduced-price meals. However, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued guidance that allows schools to offer meals to all students at no cost for the 2021-2022 school year.

    Free & Reduced Meals letter

    Free & Reduced Meals application

    Child and Adult Food Care Program (CACFP)
    Questions or concerns about the CACFP Program?  Fill out and submit this form, or contact the number provided on the form.

  • No application is necessary for the 2021-2022 school year, but qualifying families may already apply for free or reduced meals in 2022-2023.

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Pandemic-Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT)

  • The Pandemic-Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) helped millions of Texas children who temporarily lost access to free school meals during the 2020-2021 school year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently added a one-time summer P-EBT summer benefit. Eligible families may be able to receive an additional $375 to supplement their family’s budget during the covered summer period.

    Families that submit a household application before Aug. 28 and meet one of the following criteria may receive the $375 Summer Pandemic-Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) through a direct distribution from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC):

    • Are newly eligible for P-EBT based on a change in family income after June 30, 2021 or are income eligible and did not have a household application on file during the 2020-2021 school year.
    • Have not yet applied for P-EBT and have children who were certified for free or reduced-price meals through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and enrolled in an NSLP school in the last month of the 2020-2021 school year. (Note: These families must submit applications through MyTexasBenefits.)