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P-EBT Program for Ashland Families

Kentucky has been approved for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Program.  Eligible families will begin receiving the benefits June 1st.  The P-EBT Program is a financial resource for families with students who lost access to free or reduced-priced school meals due to COVID-19.   P-EBT provides households with an EBT card with funds (up to $313.50 per student) to spend on food at home for students.  The AISD is a full CEP district, therefore, making all our students eligible for the program.  Students currently participating in SNAP or other Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services are automatically enrolled and DO NOT need to enroll.  All other eligible school families will be able to opt-in to receive the benefits by applying at  We will be utilizing the IC Parent Portal to access student information needed to apply for the benefits to ensure student confidentiality is maintained.  If you have questions or need assistance, additional information can be found on our website or you may call 327-2706 and ask for Christy Collins or Linda Calhoun.  

P-EBT Informational Flyer

Summer Feed

The Ashland Independent School District Food Service Department will be concluding the NTI meal service on Wednesday, May 27th, 2020.  However, we will officially kick off the 2020 Summer Feed program on Monday, June 1st.  The meal service schedule and open sites have been revised for Summer Feed. We will continue to provide one breakfast and one lunch at no cost to children and teens 18 years and under on Monday and Wednesday each week through July 31st.  Service times will be from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Crabbe, Hager, and Oakview as well as mobile routes.  On Monday and Wednesday each student will receive an additional breakfast and lunch for the non-service days.  The new schedule will begin on Monday, June 1st, 2020.  For additional information please visit the district website.