Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Schools

  • The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) program is a non-pricing meal service option for schools and school districts in low-income areas. CEP allows the nation’s highest poverty schools and districts to serve breakfast and lunch at no cost to all enrolled students without collecting household applications.  

    All students attending CEP schools receive FREE breakfast and lunch and no meal benefit application is needed.  

    These are the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Schools in Manatee County:

    • Abel Elementary
    • Ballard Elementary
    • Bashaw Elementary
    • Bayshore Elementary
    • Bayshore High
    • Blackburn Elementary
    • Daughtrey Elementary
    • Horizons Academy
    • Just for Girls Academy
    • Kinnan Elementary
    • Lee Middle
    • Lincoln Memorial Middle
    • Manatee Elementary
    • Manatee School for the Arts and Science
    • Moody Elementary
    • Myakka Elementary
    • Oasis Middle
    • Oneco Elementary
    • Palm View K-8
    • Palmetto Elementary
    • Prine Elementary
    • Rogers Garden Elementary
    • Samoset Elementary
    • Sea Breeze Elementary
    • Southeast High
    • Sugg Middle
    • Tillman Elementary
    • Visible Men Academy (VMA)

    Additional information about CEP can be found here.