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Child Nutrition

Free Meal Benefits

The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) allows schools that predominantly serve low-income children to offer free, nutritious school meals to all students through the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs without the need to collect free and reduced lunch form paperwork.

Which LPSS schools automatically provide free Meal Benefits to all students via CEP?

CEP Schools 

Acadian Middle School
Acadiana High School
Dr. Raphael Baranco Elementary School
Alice Boucher Elementary School
L. J. Alleman Middle School
Paul Breaux Middle School
Broussard Middle School
Charles Burke Elementary School
Carencro Heights Elementary School
Carencro Middle School
Carencro High School
Ovey Comeaux High School
Katharine Drexel Elementary School
Duson Elementary School
Evangeline Elementary School
J. W. Faulk Elementary School
J. Wallace James Elementary School
Judice Middle School
Lafayette Middle School
Lerosen Preparatory School
Green T. Lindon Elementary School
Live Oak Elementary School
Edgar Martin Middle School
Cpl. Michael Middlebrook Elementary School
S. J. Montgomery Elementary School
Northside High School
Ossun Elementary School
Prairie Elementary School
Ridge Elementary School
Scott Middle School
Truman Early Childhood Education Center
Westside Elementary School
Woodvale Elementary School

Which LPSS schools require parents to apply for free or reduced meal benefits (Non-CEP)?

Non-CEP Schools
Martial F. Billeaud Elementary School
Broadmoor Elementary School
Ernest Gallet Elementary
Myrtle Place Elementary
L. Leo Judice Elementary
David Thibodaux STEM Magnet Academy
Early College Academy
Lafayette High School
Lafayette Online Academy
Milton Elementary/Middle School
E. J. Sam Accelerated School of Lafayette
Southside High School
Youngsville Middle School

Questions and concerns regarding eligibility for either type of Meal Benefit Program can be directed to the Meal Benefits Coordinator at 337-521-7375 or

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