Pandemic EBT Program
Financial Assistance Available for Families that qualify for Free and Reduced School Lunches or has children that attend a CEP School.  

Carter County CEP schools include:  Central Elementary, Cloudland Elementary, Hampton Elementary, Happy Valley Elementary, Happy Valley Middle, Hunter Elementary, Keenburg Elementary, Little Milligan Elementary, Unaka Elementary, and Valley Forge Elementary. 

P-EBT application process is from June 15- August 14, 2020.

Individuals who need assistance completing their P-EBT application or have general questions about the program are encouraged to call the Tennessee Department of Human Services hotline at 1-833-496-0661 and select option 3.

Carter County Schools
Summer Feeding

June 1-29, 2020




Carter County School Nutrition is excited to announce the district is continuing drive-thru meal pick-up services at five school feeding sites from June 1-29, 2020.  Drive-thru meal pick-up will be from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in June. 


Children will receive both breakfast and lunch for two days on Monday and will receive three days’ worth of meals on Wednesday each week.  Meals must be consumed offsite.  ANY child, 18 or under, may receive these meals regardless of income.


Site Locations

Meals will be provided at the following sites on Mondays and Wednesdays from 12PM-1PM:


Cloudland Elementary

Hampton High School

Happy Valley Middle

Hunter Elementary

Little Milligan Elementary


USDA Nondiscrimination Statement:

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:, 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:


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.



“This institution is an equal opportunity provider.”

 Carter County Schools will continue offering breakfast and lunch to students in Pre-K-8th grade at no cost during the 2019-20 school year through participating in the Community Eligibility Provision.  Students that are enrolled in the county's four high schools are encouraged to complete the Application for Free and Reduced Priced School Meals.  This application will determine appropriate meal benefits. The Carter County School Nutrition Department will be accepting the Application for Free and Reduced Priced School Meals beginning in August, 2019.  Please contact our office at 423-547-2917 if you have any questions.



Meal Prices

Elementary Students:

(K-8th Grade)

Participate in CEP

Breakfast - No Charge

Lunch - No Charge

High School Students:

(9-12th Grade)

Breakfast - $1.40

Breakfast, Reduced - $0.30

Lunch - $2.15

Lunch, Reduced - $.40

Meal Prices


Breakfast - $2.00

Lunch - $3.00


Breakfast - $2.25

Lunch - $3.25

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