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Universal Free Lunch

We are pleased to inform you that the East Stroudsburg Area School District will be participating in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program called the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for the 2022-2023 School Year!

What does this mean for you and your children attending our schools?

Great news! All enrolled students of The East Stroudsburg Area School District are eligible to receive a healthy school breakfast and lunch at NO CHARGE to your household each day of the school year.

All students will be enrolled to participate in these meal programs without having to pay a fee or submit an application.

Students will still be able to purchase an additional meal at a charge if they so desire. Smart Snacks will also be available for purchase.

All students will be required to scan their district issued ID Badge (or provide their student ID number) at the point of sale to identify that they have received a meal. This is required for accountability purposes. No further action is required of you.

If we can be of any further assistance, please contact us at 570-424-8500 or by email

Melissa Collevechio
Food Service Director


In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at:, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted 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; or
fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
This institution is an equal-opportunity provider.

ATTENTION: If you speak Spanish, language assistance services, free of charge, are available to you. Contact your child’s school. ATENCIÓN: Si habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia lingüística. Comuníquese con la escuela de su niño.