Preparing for Back to School: Meal Applications Now Available for Students at New IDEA Campuses

The 2020-2021 school year is quickly approaching and parents of students who are attending new IDEA campuses are encouraged to complete the free and reduced-price meals (FARM) application as soon as possible. 

Students attending the following schools will need to fill out an application for free-and-reduced-lunch: 

  • IDEA Sports Park 
  • IDEA Harlingen 
  • IDEA Palmview 
  • IDEA Hidden Meadow  
  • IDEA Converse 
  • IDEA Round Rock Tech  
  • IDEA Horizon Vista  
  • IDEA Edgecliff 
  • IDEA Spears 
  • IDEA Hardy 

Submit your application between July 1 – July 31. 

Parents, you can complete the meal eligibility application in person at your campus cafeteria or complete the quick and easy online application at prior to the first day of school. A stepbystep guide is available here to help you navigate through the SchoolCafe website. 

Note: It is important to fill out your student’s meal application before the first day of school or your child may incur a negative meal balance. If there are any changes to your household income during the year, you are welcome to reapply at any time. 

You also have the chance to win an iPad mini or 5 IDEA uniform polos! All you have to do is submit your meal application by Monday, August 3. All meal applications submitted from July 1-July 31 will be entered to win. See the step-by-step directions here.

For more information on campus menus, pricing, nutrition information and more, please visit IDEA’s Child Nutrition Center Program. Get more information on the 2020-21 school year on our Back to School webpage! 




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