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



The 2018-2019 school year is nearly upon us and parents of students who are attending new IDEA campuses are urged to complete the free and reduced priced 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 Bridge

·         IDEA Edgemere

·         IDEA Elsa

·         IDEA Ingram Hills

·         IDEA Innovation

·         IDEA Kyle

·         IDEA Owassa

·         IDEA Pflugerville

·         IDEA Rio Vista

Submit your application between July 1st – August 3rd and automatically be entered to win some awesome back to school prizes! Two winners will be randomly selected from each campus’s applications to receive an exclusive prize including an iPad mini for 1st prize winners, and 5 school uniform polos and two light jackets for 2nd prize winners.

Parents may fill out the meal eligibility application at your campus cafeteria or fill out our quick and easy online application at http://www.schoolcafe.com prior to the first day of school on Monday, August 13th. 

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.

For more information on campus menus, pricing, nutrition information and more, please visit IDEA’s Child Nutrition Center Program.



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