September P-EBT Update

September 2020 P-EBT Fact Sheet

  • On September 24, 2020, Oregon was approved for a P-EBT benefit issuance totaling $35,624,870.

  • To be eligible for the P-EBT August/September meal benefits, a student must:

  1. Have been reported to ODE, between July 1 – September 22, as enrolled in a school sponsoring the National School Lunch Program in School Year 2021;

  2. Be eligible for no-cost meals in School Year 2020 or 2021; and

  3. Be missing National School Lunch Program or Seamless Summer Option meals On-Site at school for at least 5 consecutive days in School Year 2021 due to COVID.

  • Beginning on September 28, we will be issuing $100 in September P-EBT benefits to 313,342 Oregon students, totaling $31,334,200.

  • Additional P-EBT benefits will vary by school district.

  • Districts that are open for 100% in-person or on-site school are not eligible for September P-EBT.

  • There is no application for families to submit for benefits.

  • Student information was not collected directly from schools:

Source of Student Information:

  • SSID updates reported to ODE after July 1, 2020

  • On-Demand Uploads in the Direct Certification System after July 1, 2020

  • Eligibility reported for Spring P-EBT: July 1, 2019 – current

Source of District Information:

  • Operational Blueprints for School Re-Entry

Updated: 10/7/2020