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The Gilbert School

School Meals at No Charge for all Students

We have great news for you and your children! All students at The Gilbert School can get one

free healthy breakfast and one free lunch at school each day through the school year.

What do you have to do?

  • You do not need to do anything.

  • You do not have to pay any money or fill out any forms.

Our school is getting free meals for all students as part of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and

School Breakfast Program (SBP) through a choice for schools called the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP).


Questions related to School Meals may be directed to Becky Tyrrell, Food Service Director at EdAdvance at or 860-567-0863 ext. 1148.

Meal Prices:

1st Breakfast Meal for ALL         $0.00

2nd Breakfast Meal for ALL       $2.00


Lunch Meal Paid                        $0.00

Lunch Meal Free or Reduced   $0.00

2nd Lunch Meal for ALL            $3.75

Milk Purchased Separately       $0.60

Meal Payment System: Parents may send in funds to the cafeteria or go  to sign up and add funds to your child’s account. After signing up you will have the opportunity to use your credit card to deposit money into your student(s) account.  A fee is associated with this service through k12PaymentCenter. You can also track your student’s payments and purchases and receive notifications when your student’s account balance is low.


Important note: If your children qualify for free school meals, you might also qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): SNAP Information English   |    Snap Information Spanish

Questions related to School Meals may be directed to Becky Tyrrell, Food Service Director at EdAdvance at or 860-567-0863 ext. 1148.

Family Information

SNAP Information — English  |   Spanish

Husky Information — English | Spanish

Nondiscrimination Statement: This explains what to do if you believe you have been treated unfairly.

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:, 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:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights , 400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 (2) fax: (202) 690-7442 (3) email:

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