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Lafayette Parish School System Community Eligibility Provision Program 2018-2019 School Year

As an alternative to the Traditional Meal Benefit Application Program that qualifies the individual student to receive free or reduced price meals, school districts across the nation that participate in the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs now have another Meal Benefit option to offer students. The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Program, introduced by USDA as a result of the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010, provides free Breakfast and Lunch meals to students attending schools that qualify for the program. Based on certain economic data, 35 LPSS schools currently qualify for the CEP Meal Benefit since first implemented in 2014:

Acadian Middle
Acadiana High
LJ Alleman Middle
Alice Boucher Elementary
Paul Breaux Middle School
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 Elementary
L Leo Judice Elementary
JW Faulk Elementary
JW James Elementary
Lafayette Middle
Green T Lindon Elementary
Live Oak Elementary
Edgar Martin Middle
SJ Montgomery Elementary
NP Moss Preparatory Academy
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 sites are eligible to receive breakfast and lunch meals at school for the entire school year at no charge and will not be asked to submit a Meal Benefit Application. Other students that attend LPSS schools not listed above may apply for a Traditional Meal Benefit available in either the electronic or paper format. The electronic application can be accessed online at

Community Eligibility Provision, effective since July 1, 2014, has shown the most success and improvement in the areas of student meal participation and classroom readiness, while giving financial support to parents.