Students enrolled in Elizabethtown Independent Schools are served breakfast and lunch at no charge through the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), a key provision of The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. The provision allows the nation’s highest poverty districts and schools to serve all students free meals. Under the CEP option, families in qualifying schools will no longer need to complete a Free or Reduced Price Meal Application; however are required to complete a Household Income Form (HIF) to provide the school district information for other income-based funding and grants, such as our Family Resource and Youth Services Centers, Title 1, school fee waivers, discounted internet services (EBB program), college pre-exam testing discounts.
MySchoolBucks Registration and Making Payments Process
For more information regarding Nutrition Services, please contact our director, Marty Adams; Phone number is 270-766-1231.
Update: Nov. 29, 2023
If you are currently using MySchoolBucks for, you will notice a new transaction fee of $2.50 in addition to the convenience fee for the first payment made in November and December, 2023. The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) who was made aware that MySchoolBucks notified sponsors of this charge. EIS received the following information about this new charge from KDE. “The vendor cites increased operational costs in deliver their services, and the extra fee is intended to offset those costs to continue to provide the highest levels of technology, security and privacy to others. The vendor states that the fee will also help cover increased costs associated with their commitment to providing personal, live customer service. These fees are not an assessment initiated or approved by KDE.”
You may avoid this charge through in-person deposits into your student’s account by check or cash at your child’s school kitchen. For any questions, we encourage you to contact myschoolbucks.com directly at 1-855-832-5226 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday.
In accordance with FNS instruction 113-1, the Elizabethtown Independent Schools' School Nutrition/Food Service provides a grievance procedure in the event a person believes he/she or their enrolled participant has been discriminated against and/or denied service on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability in the food service program provided by the Elizabethtown Independent Schools' School Nutrition/Food Service.
Non-Discrimination Statement: This explains what to do if you believe you have been treated unfairly, in accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D. C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866)632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800)877-8339; or (800)845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.