Nearly all Lafayette Parish schools to offer free meals

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LAFAYETTE, La. (The Advertiser)- Almost all Lafayette Parish public schools are eligible to provide free breakfast and lunch to all students in the upcoming school year.

The Community Eligibility Provision Program, introduced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, provides the free meals to students attending schools that qualify because of economic data.

The 35 schools that qualify for the program are:

  • Acadian Middle
  • Acadiana High
  • L.J. Alleman Middle
  • Alice Boucher Elementary
  • Paul Breaux Middle
  • Broussard Middle
  • Charles Burke Elementary
  • Carencro Heights Elementary
  • Carencro Middle
  • Carencro High
  • Comeaux High
  • Katharine Drexel Elementary
  • Duson Elementary
  • Evangeline Elementary
  • Ernest Gallet Elementary
  • Judice Middle
  • L. Leo Judice Elementary
  • J.W. Faulk Elementary
  • J. Wallace James Elementary
  • Lafayette Middle
  • Green T. Lindon Elementary
  • Live Oak Elementary
  • Edgar Martin Middle
  • S.J. Montgomery Elementary
  • N.P. Moss Prep
  • Myrtle Place Elementary
  • Northside High
  • Ossun Elementary
  • Plantation Elementary
  • Prairie Elementary
  • Ridge Elementary
  • Scott Middle
  • Truman Early Childhood Center
  • Westside Elementary
  • Woodvale Elementary

All enrolled students at these schools are eligible to receive the free meals for the entire year and will not be asked to submit a meal benefit application.

Students that attend Lafayette Parish schools not listed above can apply for traditional meal benefits either electronically or in paper format. The electronic application is available here.

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