“Children must be healthy to learn and they must learn to be healthy”

Hoke  County Schools Child Nutrition

Public Notice 

The Hoke County Schools Child Nutrition Program, in conjunction with Hoke County Schools, is currently accepting bids for the purpose of procuring an all-inclusive complete food service sanitation system and ware washing supplies.  Bids are being accepted until August 24, 2017. 

For a copy of the IFB (Invitation for Bid), interested companies should contact: Deborah Davis Carpenter, Child Nutrition  Executive Director, Hoke County Board of Education, 310 Wooley St., Raeford, NC 28376, Phone: (910) 875-4106.

 Hoke County Schools Child Nutrition Services is honored to be a part of the National School Breakfast, School Lunch and Afterschool Snack Programs.  We pride ourselves on playing a major role in the educational success of our students.  Children cannot learn if they are hungry, therefore while adhering to the guidelines set forth by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), a variety of nutritious, delicious meals are offered to students each day for breakfast and lunch. 

A Free and Reduced Meal Application must be submitted each school year to determine if your child(ren) qualifies for free or reduced priced meals.  In an effort to allow all of our students access to these healthy, nutritious meals, Hoke County Schools Superintendent and the Board Of Education has once again voted to not increase meal prices for the    

    2017-2018 School Year.   The Meal Prices are:

Breakfast Prices: (Grades PreK  - 12th)

Full Paid Price                                  $.60

Qualify for Reduced Price            Free

Qualify for Free                             Free

Milk Price w/o Meal                      $.50

 Lunch Prices:

            Full Paid Price             $1.35 (PreK - 5th grade)

                                               $1.60 (6th – 8th grade)

                                                  $1.75 (9th – 12th grade)

Qualify for Reduced Price            $ .40

Qualify for Free                              Free

Milk Price w/o Meal                      $ .50

Afterschool Snacks Prices: (Grades PreK – 12th)

Full Paid Price                                  No Charge

Qualify for Reduced Price            No Charge

Quality for Free                              No Charge

Thanks to the Exciting Federally Funded Program called Community Eligibility Provision (CEP),

all students attending CEP  Schools (listed below) will receive breakfast and lunch at NO CHARGE for the 2017-2018 school year. 

         CEP schools are:                                                                                NON-CEP Schools are:

JW McLauchlin Elementary                                                                Don Steed Elementary                 

Hawk Eye Elementary                                                                         East Hoke Middle                          

Scurlock Elementary                                                                           Hoke High

West Hoke Elementary                                                                       Rockfish Hoke Elementary

West Hoke Middle                                                                               Sandy Grove Elementary

Turlington School                                                                                 Sandy Grove Middle

Upchurch Elementary                                                                          Sand Hoke Early College HS

 Households that have a child(ren) who only attend CEP Schools,  DO NOT have to submit a Free and Reduced Meal Price Application for the 2017-2018 school year.  Households that have children attending NON-CEP schools MUST submit a Free and Reduced Meal Application for the 2017-2018 school year, which also must list any child(ren) who attends a CEP school as part of the household. 

 Hoke County Sschools Child Nutrition Services looks forward to serving all students this school year to aid in their academic success.  “Students must be healthy to learn, and they must learn to be healthy”!

 If you have any questions regarding CEP Schools, NON-CEP Schools and/or Free and Reduced Priced Meal Applications, please contact Deborah Davis Carpenter and the Child Nutrition Services team at 910.875.4106. 


“USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer”

 "Children must be healthy to learn and they must learn to be healthy."

Hoke County Schools Child Nutrition Services will be a leader in transforming the school cafeteria into a center for the development of life-long healthy eating habits.

Deborah Davis Carpenter
Child Nutrition Executive Director
Hoke County Schools
310 Wooley Street
Raeford, NC  28376
(910) 875-4106 Ext. 223