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Child Nutrition

2021 – 2022

  • The Vermilion Parish School Board Child Nutrition Program is excited to announce that all students in the district will be able to have free meals again for the 2021-2022 school year. 
  • The partnership with Focus Foods will continue for the 2021-2022 school year, and meal boxes will continue to be distributed throughout the district at designated sites.


Child Nutrition Program 
General Information 
The Child Nutrition Program in an essential part in promoting student health, and is dedicated to the overall well-being of the students of the Vermilion Parish School Board.  This program is federally assisted through the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), Summer Food Service Program, CACFP, and the Meal Benefits Program, which are all available to every student.  

All meals served in the district are high in quality and nutritionally balanced.  Breakfast and lunch meals are available to all students, school staff, and visitors at prices established by the Vermilion Parish School Board.  All menus are planned in accordance with the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 which meets the nutritional requirements for age-appropriate caloric need, and limited fat and sodium.

The district currently serves 9400 students.  The average daily participation is approximately 6,300 breakfasts and 5,000 lunches.  There are 17 meal prepration school sites and 20 cafeterias, which includes satellite operations. 

Non Discrimination Statement effective 12/2019:

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, and reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, and American Sign Language) should contact the responsible State or local Agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, which can be obtained online, at, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or


(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442;


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

The following form can also be used to file a Discrimination Complaint: 
Discrimination Complaint Form

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Vermilion Parish School District
220 S Jefferson St
Abbeville, Louisiana 70510

Business Hours: 
7:45 am - 4:00 pm

Phone: (337) 893-3973