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Parents encouraged to fill out free, reduced-price online meal application

SISD student holding food tray

 The Socorro Independent School District is asking parents who have not filled out the free or reduced-price online meal application to do so by Sept. 28. The free or reduced-price online meal application is available at www.sisd.net/mealapplication.

Currently, SISD is providing free meals for all children in the community at campuses across the district to ensure students receive the nutritious breakfast and lunch they need during the pandemic. However, parents are still required to fill out the free or reduced-priced online meal application for the district to meet National School Lunch Program requirements.

The SISD Child Nutrition Services department ensures all meals are balanced, meet federal and state standards, and have the nutrition students need to excel in the classroom.

The online meal application process offers families an easy, quick, and efficient way to complete the form to determine if they qualify for free or reduced cost meals. For more information or questions about the online meal application, call (915) 937-0450.

All students enrolled at 26 participating SISD Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) campuses receive all meals for free. Students at these schools do not need to fill out the meal application for free or reduced-price lunch.

SISD CEP schools are Benito Martinez, Campestre, Rojas, Elfida P. Chavez, Escontrias, H.D. Hilley, Hueco, Hurshel Antwine, KEYS Elementary, Mission Ridge, Myrtle Cooper, O’Shea Keleher, Purple Heart, Sgt. Jose F. Carrasco, Sierra Vista, and Vista del Sol elementary schools; Desert Wind, Ernesto Serna, Bill Sybert, and Jane A. Hambric K-8 schools; Capt. Walter E. Clarke, Salvador H. Sanchez and Socorro middle schools; KEYS Academy, Options High School, and Escontrias Early Childhood Center.

 Published September 17, 2020 

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