Community Eligibility Provision - CEP

  • CEP schools provide school breakfasts and lunches to ALL students at NO CHARGE while they are enrolled in a CEP school during the current school year. Below are the PPS CEP schools and programs during the 2022-23 school year.

    CEP List 2022-23

Program Facts

  • Portland Public Schools implemented the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) in September 2014. Schools approved for the CEP program are reevaluated and assessed each school year to determine eligibility and whether the provision can be financially supported by the department or district.

Meal Benefits

  • Families do NOT need to submit a free or reduced-price meal application for students who are enrolled in a CEP school during the current school year.