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This letter is for families with:

  • Children who are certified for free or reduced-price meals through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP).
  • Children who attend a Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) or Provision 2 (P2) school that offers free meals to all students.*
  • Children born after Aug. 1, 2014, in families who received SNAP benefits for at least one month between October 2020 and June 2021.

*Contact your child’s school if you have questions about the school’s participation in these programs.

If you do not meet at least one of the requirements listed above, your child is not eligible for the P-EBT benefits described below.

Dear Parent or Guardian,

Enrolled students (up to 21 years of age) in families that temporarily lost access to free or reduced-price school meals for the 2020–2021 school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible to receive Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT). P-EBT benefits can be used to buy food from any retailer that accepts the Lone Star Card.

The application for P-EBT will open June 2, 2021. Go to to apply. The application link is case-sensitive. The deadline to apply is Aug. 13, 2021.

Who Needs to Apply?

  • A parent/guardian must apply if eligible child is:
    • Enrolled in K-12 and NOT part of a family who received SNAP benefits for at least one month between August 2020 and June 2021.
    • Born on or before Aug. 1, 2014, and is part of a family who received SNAP benefits for the first time during the 2020–2021 school year in May or June 2021.
  • A parent/guardian does not have to apply if eligible child is:
    • Born on or before Aug. 1, 2014, and is part of a family who received SNAP benefits for at least one month between August 2020 and April 2021.
    • Born after Aug. 1, 2014, and is part of a family who received SNAP benefits for at least one month between October 2020 and June 2021.

For more information about eligibility, applying and getting your P-EBT benefits, visit, or call the P-EBT Call Center at 833-442-1255, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.–6 p.m. Central time.




245 Connor Street

Avinger, Texas 75630

Phone:  903.562.1355                        Fax:  903.562.1271

April 26, 2021

Dear: Parents, Guardians, Community Members:

Avinger ISD has begun preparations for the 2021-2022, school year; therefore, we are conducting PreK and Kindergarten Round-up on Monday, May 3rd and Monday, May 10,, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

To quantify for Kindergarten, your child must be five years old on or before September 1, 2021.

To quantify for Pre-K, your child must be four years old on or before September 1, 2021.

In order to enroll student/s in Pre-K or Kindergarten you must have:

  •  Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • Immunization Record
  • Copy of parent/guardian driver’s license
  • Most recent electric/water bill showing physical address

 You may pick up enrollment packets in the Principal’s office or call to request one to be mailed.

If you do not have a child that is four or five years old on or before September 1, 2021, but know someone who does please share this information with them or have them contact the school.


Superintendent Jackie Smith

Avinger ISD





first day




In-Person instruction will begin Monday, August 17th at 7:45 a.m.

Remote Learning  instruction will begin tentatively Wednesday, August 19th at 8:00 a.m.



CAR RIDERS: PK-K 3:30 p.m.             1st - 12th 3:35 p.m.



Parents of Avinger ISD Students

Avinger ISD is dedicated to  planning for  the safety of our students, staff, and community for the 2020-2021 school year. We are working hard to ensure plans are being prepared to have a safe, healthy school.

Because of the new protocols, parents will not be allowed in the school on the first day of school.

  • Buses will start arriving and unloading each day at 7:30 a.m.  School doors will not open until 7:30 a.m.
  • If your child is a car-rider, please help by being on time for drop-off and pick-up.
  • In the afternoon, please arrive promptly to get your child. Students who are left will not be allowed to re-enter the building due to end of day sanitizing.
  • Students need a reusable water bottle or bottled water. Please print his/her name on the bottle.
  • Be sure your cell phone numbers and emergency contact numbers are up to date at all times.
  •  In order to receive important messages from the school, please have a functioning voicemail.
  •  Lockers and covey holes will not be allowed at this time.
  • To reduce  the risk of  spreading the Co-vid 19  virus ,we  ask if you are ill or feeling sick ,please do not come to the school.  While at the school please  social distance yourself 6 feet from others.  
  • Our staff will be completing a self-pre-screen each morning. Check your child/children each morning  for signs of Co-vid 19 before sending them to school to help us keep students well.



Parents if you have a few minutes please fill out 2020-2021 Avinger ISD Remote or In Person Commitment Form

Click here:

Cass County Judge received notice from Texas Division of Emergency Management that as of  July 12, 2020 CASS COUNTY in no longer exempt from GA-29.  Mayor of the City of Avinger has made the request we all wear masks in the City of Avinger.
Note: This means, in accordance with the governor’s orders, we are expected to wear masks. IF you need more details, please email us
Remember: We, as adults, are role models for children. To keep our tribe safe we must love one another, put aside our opinions of what works and doesn’t work, have faith, and work together to slow the spread of Covid-19.  If we are positive, the children will likely be positive. 
Please start working with your child on proper mask wearing.
This PSA is NOT meant to start controversy.  Please refrain from controversial comments  to this post.

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Avinger ISD

245 Connor St.    Avinger, Texas 75630

   Phone: 903 562-1355          Fax:  903 562-1271 

Avinger ISD is currently seeking children to patricipate in our

           PRE-K & Kindergarten Program.

To be eligible, a child must be 5 years of age as of September 1, 2020.

Note: If you live outside of the Avinger ISD boundaries, you may apply for transfer.


Limited spots are available.

Call 903 562-1355 or email  Kelli Moore  – kmoore  for more information


Parents if you have a few minutes please fill out our Parent Survey at this link:

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245 Connor St
Avinger, Texas 75630
Phone: 903.562.1355
Fax: 903.562.1271

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