• Nutrition Services

  • Overview:

    Nutrition Services manages the federal programs for breakfast, lunch and summer meals. In addition to the federal programs, it coordinates the Mid-Morning Snack Program, the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, Head Start and Early Head Start Meals Program, as well as one of the largest supper programs in the state.


    Nutrition Services strives to ensure every child leaves our cafeteria happier than when they came in.

    Nutrition Services will be upgraded to a new online system,  Linq Connect. If you are a current k12paymentcenter user,  you will need to create a new account at www.linqconnect.com.Simply log in at LINQConnect.com or download the new app from Google Play or Apple Play.The updated portal includes new features and a fresh look you’ll love.  Starting August 1, 2023, families will be able to complete free and reduced-priced meals applications and make payments to their students' accounts on the new website.

    Breakfast and lunch prices for students will be as follows for the 2023-2024 school year

    Breakfast Prices

    • Full Price Student $1.50

    • Reduced Price Student $0.30

    Lunch Prices

    • Full Price Student $2.75

    • Reduced Price Student $0.40

    How to see if a student(s) will qualify:

    • Complete an application online at www.linqconnect.com 

    • Paper applications can be obtained online at www.ccsdschoolmeals.com or at each school.

    • Once your application is received by Nutrition Services, it may take 10 days to  process the application. (Online applications are processed more quickly)

    If a child attends a Charleston County CEP school, parents will not need to complete a free/reduced application. All students at schools designated as a CEP school receive meals at no cost


  • CCSD CEP Schools

  • A.C. Corcoran Elementary School
    Allegro Charter School of Music
    Angel Oak Elementary School
    Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School
    Baptist Hill Middle High School
    Burke High School 
    Camp Road Middle School 
    Carolina Voyager Charter School
    CE Williams Middle School (North Campus)
    CE Williams Middle School (South Campus)
    Charleston Development Academy Public Charter School
    Charleston Charter for Math & Science
    Charleston Progressive Academy
    Chicora Elementary School
    Daniel Jenkins Academy
    Deer Park Middle School
    Drayton Hall Elementary School
    Early College High School
    E.B. Ellington Elementary School
    Edith L. Frierson Elementary School
    Greg Mathis Charter School
    Harbor View Elementary School
    Haut Gap Middle School
    James Island Elementary School
    Hunley Park Elementary School
    James Island Charter High School
    James Simons Montessori School
    Jane Edwards Elementary School
    Jerry Zucker Middle School
    Julian Mitchell Elementary School
    Ladson Elementary School
    Lambs Elementary School
    Malcolm C. Hursey Montessori School
    Mary Ford Elementary School

  • Matilda F. Dunston Elementary School
    Meeting St. @ Brentwood
    Meeting St. @ Burns
    Memminger School of Global Studies
    Midland Park Primary School
    Military Magnet Academy
    Minnie Hughes Elementary School
    Mitchell Elementary School
    Montessori Community School
    Morningside Middle
    Mt. Zion Elementary
    Murray LaSaine Elementary
    North Charleston Creative Arts Elementary School
    North Charleston Elementary School
    North Charleston High School
    Northwoods Middle School
    Oakland Elementary School
    Orange Grove Charter School
    Pattison's Academy For Comprehensive Education
    Pepperhill Elementary School
    Pinehurst Elementary School 
    R.B. Stall High School
    Sanders Clyde Elementary School
    Simmons-Pinckney Middle School
    Septima P. Clark Academy
    Springfield Elementary School
    St. Andrews School of Math and Science
    St. James-Santee Elementary-Middle School
    St. John's High School
    Stiles Point Elementary School
    Stono Park Elementary School
    West Ashley Head Start
    W.B. Goodwin Elementary School
    West Ashley High School

  • CEP Application

    Families completing a free/reduced meal application for a child attending a non-CEP school and a CEP School will need to include information on their children attending the CEP school on the application as a family member if this applies.

    All families at NON-CEP schools must complete a new Free and Reduced Meals Application to determine if your student qualifies for these benefits. Please note that all children starting kindergarten are considered full pay.

    Families may apply online starting August 1st, 2023

    The Charleston County School District Nutrition Services is here to assist all families during this transition. If you need any assistance or have any questions, please call 843-746-1375.

    CEP Request

    P-EBT Request 

    The SC Department of Social Services (DSS) and the SC Department of Education are working to provide Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) benefits to qualifying children across South Carolina. All households with potentially eligible students are strongly encouraged to validate their address in the DSS P-EBT Address Portal on or before August 10th 2023. The P-EBT Address Portal is located on the DSS website at, https://benefitsportal.dss.sc.gov/#/pebt/addressverification. To locate a child in the Address Portal the parent must have Student Last Name, Date of Birth, Student ID, School District, and School Name. If a parent or guardian does not know the Student ID, they can obtain this information from the child’s school. 

    Equal Opportunity Statement

    In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

    Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

    To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at:https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/ad-3027.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted 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; or

    2. fax:

    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or

    3. email:


    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

    Contact Us

    Phone/email for cafeteria managers and supervisors (by school)  

    3999 Bridgeview Rd. 
    Charleston, SC 29405