PEBT Benefits


EVERY child enrolled in MCALLEN ISD in 2020-2021, regardless of parent income, is eligible to receive up to $1,200 in one-time PEBT benefits by submitting an application. Go to to apply. The application link is case-sensitive. This benefit can be used to buy food from retailers that accept Texas Lone Star Card. The deadline to apply is Aug. 13, 2021. If family is already receiving SNAP benefits, no application was necessary and benefits have been received.