Food Services

Contact

Office of Food Services
Gertrude B. Applebaum Food Service Center
4922 Westway Dr.
Corpus Christi, TX 78408

About Us

The Office of Food Services is committed to continuous improvement in the area of balanced nutrition for all CCISD students.

All students at all campuses receive a free breakfast and a free lunch.

Please read the following letter:

Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Letter to Household - English

Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Letter to Household - Spanish

Supper meals are also served (after school), at no charge, at qualifying CCISD schools. All children between the ages of 1 and 18 are invited to come and eat.  Contact the cafeteria manager at the CCISD school nearest you for details.

More About CCISD Food Services

  • Participates in National School Lunch/National School Breakfast Programs and the CACFP Supper Program.
  • Programs are federally funded/regulated by strict state and federal guidelines and managed by the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA).
  • Operates like a business to attain goal of serving highest quality meals at lowest possible price.·
  • By Federal Law not allowed to make a profit from this program. Prices charged for ala carte meals are prescribed by law. 2018-2019 budget is $20.3 million.
  • Approximately 90% of revenue is from federal reimbursements for student meals and the remaining 10% is from alacarte, adult meals and catering.
  • Sets minimum adult meal price for all school sites ($3.85) by formula prescribed by Federal Law based on required serving sizes and federal reimbursements received for student meals. Larger serving sizes cannot be served to adults unless price is increased.
  • Income received pays all food service related expenditures (i.e. salary, health insurance, workers compensation, uniforms, meals, food, supplies, delivery trucks, kitchen equipment, cafeteria tables/chairs, as well as reimbursements to the district for utilities and maintenance services).
  • Receives no money from local CCISD budget.
  • Receives federal reimbursement income for meals after a complete meal has been served to students meeting all of the requirements.
  • Receives no reimbursement for adult meals.

CCISD Wellness Policy

Disclaimer

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: program.intake@usda.gov. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Disclaimer - En Español

 

De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés), se prohíbe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad realizados o financiados por el USDA. Las personas con discapacidades que necesiten medios alternativos para la comunicación de la información del programa (por ejemplo, sistema Braille, letras grandes, cintas de audio, lenguaje de señas americano, etc.), deben ponerse en contacto con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron los beneficios. Las personas sordas, con dificultades de audición o discapacidades del habla pueden comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service [Servicio Federal de Retransmisión] al (800) 877-8339. Además, la información del programa se puede proporcionar en otros idiomas. Para presentar una denuncia de discriminación, complete el Formulario de Denuncia de Discriminación del Programa del USDA, (AD-3027) que está disponible en línea en: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html y en cualquier oficina del USDA, o bien escriba una carta dirigida al USDA e incluya en la carta tod