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​​Online Services

Child Nutrition Program Electronic Application and Reimbursement System (CNPEARS)  
CNPEARS - Web Site
CNPEARS is a web based application and payment system for seven federal Child Nutrition Programs. The online system is now available to all public and private school sponsors of the National School Lunch, School Breakfast, Special Milk, and Afterschool Snack Programs. Sponsors of the Summer food Service Program and sponsors of the Child and Adult Care Food Program are also using PEARS to submit required documentation to the Division of Food and Nutrition.

COMPASS - Web Site
School participating in the National School Lunch Programs can utilize COMPASS to receive applications online for free and reduced school meals and run benefit queries.

Pennsy​lvania Student Eligibility System (PA-SES) 
PA-SES - Web Site
The Pennsylvania Student Eligibility System is an online comprehensive package for school meals that is made available by the Department of Education to schools in the state at no cost. This system uses the PrimeroEdge Software Solution.

Utilizing this technology will reduce eligibility determination errors, assist schools with the workload of processing Free and Reduced Meal Applications, and expedite the Administrative review process.