Meal Information

  • The week of May 18 - May 21 will be the last week for meal pick up points. Our Food Service Team will be taking a well-deserved break the week of May 25th - 29th and then we will start our summer school meal distribution.

    June 1-26 and June 5-July 30 | Meals will be available for Neosho residents ages 18 and under, free of charge. The pick up location will be curbside in front of Neosho High School. Those wanting to pick up meals do not need to complete any forms, we just ask that attendees be as consistent as possible to help us with daily meal prep. Meals will consist of a lunch and a breakfast for the following day. The window for picking up meals at NHS will be 11am - 1pm, Monday through Friday.

P-EBT Program

  • Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020, families that qualify for free or reduced price meals at school may be eligible for a new one-time Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) of up to $302 per child (Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 12) to help cover the cost of meals students have eaten at home on days that schools have been closed. Students can receive P-EBT benefits even if they have been or continue to receive meals provided by the school district during the school closure. If your child was not previously eligible for free or reduced price meals, but you have now lost income, you may be eligible to receive P-EBT benefits (review the P-EBT Eligibility Criteria document below).


    The benefit is placed on an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card families use to buy food. If you received Food Stamp (SNAP) benefits in March, do not apply for these new/additional benefits. The full $302 will automatically be loaded to your existing EBT card. If you did not receive Food Stamp (SNAP) benefits in March, you must apply for this benefit by June 30, 2020 (see below).


    The most efficient way to apply is to submit your application online at You will also likely experience a faster approval process. If you’re not able to apply online, you can follow the link below to the paper application. The fillable PDF document can then be emailed or mailed to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). You will find complete instructions and additional details in the letter to families below.


    Please review these important documents carefully:

    Please do not send completed applications to your school; see the letter to families above for application submission information. 

    The Department of Social Services (DSS) will send families a letter indicating they are approved or denied. If you have questions on how to apply for the P-EBT benefit, contact DSS through the online chat feature at or call 855-373-4636. For more information on the EBT card, visit: