2021-22 MEAL PRICES:
2nd Student Lunch $3.50
Adult lunch $4.00
2nd Student Breakfast $2.35
Adult breakfast $2.35
*A La Carte items available for purchase at the Junior High & High School campuses only.
FREE/REDUCED LUNCH PROGRAM INFORMATION:
The 2021-2022 Free and Reduced Price School Meals Family Application is now available for completion.
eStem Public Charter Schools asks all families to fill out a school meals application. Even though all students will receive school breakfast and lunch for free during the 2021-2022 school year, we still encourage you to fill out a school meals application. Students who are eligible for free or reduced-price school meals can qualify for Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) benefits when offered as well as many other benefits such as, fee waivers for college applications and admissions tests and afterschool academic/enrichment programs. The school meals application also helps the district and your child’s school receive much-needed education funding.
If one or more people in your household receives benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), or the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR), or if your child is classified as homeless, runaway, or migrant, then your child is categorically eligible for free school meals. You should receive notification from your child’s school that your child can receive free school meals. If you fall into one of these categories and have not been notified that your child is certified for free school meals, you should contact Stacy Awbrey, eStem PCS Child Nutrition Manager, at email@example.com.
Families can fill out and submit school meals applications at any point during the school year. Families also can submit a new application if something changes, such as a parent or other member of the household lost their job or had their hours reduced. If all of your children are enrolled in eStem Public Charter Schools, you only need to submit one application; however, families must fill out a new school meals application each school year.
If you need assistance with completing the application, contact Stacy Awbrey at 501-324-9200 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications are completely confidential, can be completed by all families enrolled in our school district, do not require a Social Security number, and have no effect on public charge.
Click MySchoolApps to be directed to the online school meals application form.
ABOUT MY SCHOOL BUCKS:
eStem has chosen a software package, called MySchoolBucks, that makes the purchase of school lunches more convenient for parents. MySchoolBucks allows parents to provide money to an online account for their student. The software then makes a debit on the student's account for food purchased at school. The same system works for students who qualify for the free and reduced-price meal program.
Click on MySchoolBucks and sign up today!
eStem Public Charter Schools participate in the Federal Free/Reduced Meal Program. Applications are available in the school offices or you can find them online https://www.myschoolapps.com/Home/PickDistrict
If you have questions about completing the application or the determination process, please contact: Stacy Awbrey at 324-9200 or by email at email@example.com
If you have a child who meets the definition of homeless, runaway or migrant, please contact your child's school counselor.
If you disagree with the school's decision about your application you may ask for a hearing by calling or writing to:
Executive Director of Schools
200 River Market STE 225
Little Rock, AR 72201
Privacy Act Statement: This explains how we will use the information you give us. The Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act requires the information on this application. You do not have to give the information, but if you do not, we cannot approve your child for free or reduced price meals. You must include the last four digits of the social security number of the adult household member who signs the application. The last four digits of the social security number is not required when you apply on behalf of a foster child or you list a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program or Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) case number or other FDPIR identifier for your child or when you indicate that the adult household member signing the application does not have a social security number. We will use your information to determine if your child is eligible for free or reduced price meals, and for administration and enforcement of the lunch and breakfast programs. We MAY share your eligibility information with education, health, and nutrition programs to help them evaluate, fund, or determine benefits for their programs, auditors for program reviews, and law enforcement officials to help them look into violations of program rules. 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: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaintfilingcust.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, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 fax: (202) 690-7442; or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Declaraciones de la Ley de Privacidad: Esto explica cómo utilizaremos la información que nos proporcione. La Ley de Almuerzo Escolar Nacional Richard B. Russell, requiere la información requerida en esta solicitud. No tiene que dar la información, pero si no lo hace, no podemos autorizar a sus hijos a recibir comidas gratis oa precio reducido. Debe incluir los últimos cuatro dígitos del número de Seguro Social del miembro adulto del hogar que firma la solicitud. No necesita los cuatro números de Seguro Social mencionados anteriormente si está solicitando un hijo adoptivo temporal o si ingresa al número del caso del Programa de Asistencia de Nutrición Suplementaria (SNAP) para su hijo, o cuando indica que el adulto del hogar que firma la solicitud no No tiene un número de Seguro Social. Usaremos su información para determinar si su hijo es elegible para comidas gratis oa precio reducido y para la administración y ejecución de los programas de almuerzo y desayuno. Podemos compartir sus programas de información, educación, salud y nutrición para ayudarnos a evaluar, financiar o determinar los beneficios de nuestros programas, los auditores para revisar los programas y el personal de justicia para ayudarnos a investigar violaciones de las reglas del programa. Declaración de No-Discriminación: Esto explica qué hacer si usted cree que ha sido tratado injustamente. "De conformidad con las leyes federales y la política del Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos, se prohíbe a esta institución discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, edad o discapacidad. Oficina de Derechos Civiles, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 o llame gratis al (866) 632-9992 (Voz.) Las personas que son sordas o tienen discapacidades del habla pueden contactar al USDA es un miembro de la Federal Servicio de Retransmisiones al (800) 877-8339, o (800) 845-6136 (Español) USDA es un proveedor de oportunidades y empleo iguales.