> Louisiana School Breakfast and Lunch Program
The National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs offer meal reimbursement on an income-based sliding scale for public and non-public school students. Schools approved by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education or residential childcare facilities may apply for participation in the School Lunch and Breakfast Programs.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the State of Louisiana and a parent or primary caregiver responsible for a child(ren) who attends school (high school or under). Those who qualify must also have an annual household income before taxes that must not exceed $26,955 if two people live in the household; $33,874 if three people live in the household; $40,793 if four people live in the household; $47,712 if five people live in the household; $54,631 if six people live in the household; $61,550 if seven people live in the household; and $68,469 if eight people live in the household. For larger households, add $6,919 for each additional person in the home.
To apply for free or reduced price meals, contact your child's school. A listing of your state's schools can be found here:
Program Contact Information:
For additional information about the Louisiana School Lunch program please visit:
You can contact the Louisiana Department of Education toll-free for more information from the State agency.