Public Media Release

Community Eligibility Provision

Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019

Fairfield County School District is participating in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for the 2018-2019 school year.  Section 104(a) of the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 amended section 11(a)(1) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1759a(a)(1))(the law) to provide an alternative to household applications for free and reduced-price meals in local educational agencies (LEAs) and schools with increased levels of low-income students. This alternative is referred to as the Community Eligibility Provision.  All students enrolled in the school/district may participate in the breakfast and lunch program at no charge to them.  Families will not have to fill out meal applications.

Breakfast and lunch meals follow the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) guidelines for healthy school meals.  Please encourage students to participate in the school meal programs.

You may contact your School Food Service (SFS) Director (insert contact info) for additional information.

Parents or guardians that do not want their child/children to participate in CEP may wish to discuss this matter with    Wanda Robinson                                              (Director/Supervisor of Food Service Department Name) on an informal basis.


Parents wishing to make a formal appeal may make a request either orally or in writing to

Wanda Robinson___________________________________________ whose address is:


Fairfield County School District

Office of Food Services     

PO Drawer 622 Winnsboro SC 29180

for a hearing to appeal the decision. 

This release was sent to the following newspapers:  The Voice of Blythewood and Fairfield County

Non-Discrimination Statement 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Esta institucion es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.

(Rev 2016)