All students enrolled in Oxnard School District receive breakfast and lunch meals at NO cost! No applications are necessary. This is avaiable through the Community Eligibility Provision, also known as CEP.
The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) was implemented by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Community eligibility helps ensure that all children who attend schools in high-poverty neighborhoods have access to a nutritious breakfast and lunch each school day at no charge. Implementing community eligibility is a concrete step that educators and policymakers can take to increase school meal participation, which has been shown to improve student achievement, diets, and behavior, and to help reduce food insecurity and other poverty-related hardships among children in areas of concentrated poverty