Information About Eligibility for Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer

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Families with children attending one of the many Alachua County schools that provide free school meals through the National School Lunch Program’s Community Eligibility Provision are eligible for Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT). Families with children not at these schools but who are eligible for free meals are eligible for P-EBT. The benefit will be $5.70/day per student, retroactive to when school initially closed. See the FAQ at this link for details:

P-EBT provides nutritional resources to families who have lost access to free or reduced-price school meals due to school closures. Families will receive money on a new or existing EBT card to help fill the school meals gap.

This is a list of the Alachua County schools participating in the 2019-2020 school year, based on a spreadsheet from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services:

Early Learning Academy at Duval

J.J. Finley Elementary School

Stephen Foster Elementary School

A.Q. Jones Exceptional Student

Lake Forest Elementary School

Sidney Lanier School / HDCP

Littlewood Elementary School

Metcalfe Elementary School

Williams Elementary School

Lincoln Middle School

Howard Bishop Middle School

Westwood Middle School

Gainesville High School

Alachua Elementary School

Archer Community

Hawthorne High School

A. L. Mebane Middle School

Newberry High School

Santa Fe High School

Shell Elementary School

Myra Terwilliger Elementary School

Idywild Elementary School

Glen Springs Elementary School

Marjorie K. Rawlings Elementary School

Loften Center

Eastside High School

High Springs Community

Fort Clarke Middle School

Fernside Family Service Center

Kimball Wiles Elementary School

Kanapaha Middle School

Lawton M Chiles Elementary School

Newberry Elementary School

C.W. Norton Elementary School

William S Talbot Elementary School

W.W. Irby Elementary School

Oak View Middle School

AMI Kids

One Room School House

Caring and Sharing Learning School

The Einstein School, Inc.

Expressions Learning Arts Academy, Inc.

Genesis Preparatory School

SIATech at Gainesville Annex

North Central Florida Public Charter School

Boulware Springs Charter School

FDACS page with link to spreadsheet with list of eligible schools:…/Nat…/Community-Eligibility-Provision