Gloversville schools continue to offer free schools meals through federal Community Eligibility Provision

All students in the Gloversville Enlarged School District will continue to receive free breakfast and lunch during the 2017-18 school year under the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) program.

USDA funding – made available through New York State – will make free meals available to all students in grades pre-k through 12 regardless of family income. No paperwork will be required from families for meals.

The free meals are made possible by the CEP, which eliminates the requirement of collecting household applications for free and reduced-price meals in high-needs school districts.

Public Announcement for School Meals
Special Provision Options (Provision 2 Non-Base Year & Community Eligibility Provision)


The Gloversville Enlarged School District today announced an amendment to its policy for serving meals for children served under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program for the 2017-2018 school year, which would allow for all children at all schools/sites to be served meals at no charge.

For additional information, please contact:

Gloversville Enlarged School District
Attention: Vincenza Geloso-Ecker
School Administration & Food Service Department
234 Lincoln St
Gloversville, NY 12078

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:

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