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School meal locations, parish by parish, during coronavirus break

Here are the public school meal locations across Southeast Louisiana.
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School student lunch, file photo

NEW ORLEANS — With school out around the New Orleans area because of the coronavirus pandemic, several parishes are offering grab-and-go breakfast and lunch for students on the weekdays. 

Below is a parish by parish list of meal pick up locations and information. As of now, school will remain closed from Monday, March 13, through Monday, April 13. 

(For a statewide list of schools operating meal services, click here)

Orleans Parish

The city has condensed its city-wide child nutrition program that started March 23. Food pick up days are now Mondays and Wednesdays for the week. Meals for two days will be be provided on Mondays and meals for three days will be provided Wednesdays. Meals are available to anyone younger than 18 and enrolled students older than 18. 

For the list of locations, click below

RELATED: LIST: Louisiana public schools closed, colleges go online due to coronavirus

Jefferson Parish 

Meals will be provided Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., for any child 18 and under, regardless of whether they are a student at a Jefferson Parish school. Meals include lunch for the day and breakfast for the following morning. 

● Bissonet Plaza Elementary: 6818 Kawanee Drive in Metairie

● Emmett Gilbert School: 435 S. Jamie Blvd. in Westwego

● Fisher: 2529 Jean Lafitte Blvd. in Lafitte

● Gretna Middle: 910 Gretna Blvd. in Gretna

● Hazel Park Elementary: 8809 Jefferson Hwy. in River Ridge

● Marie Riviere Elementary: 1564 Lake Ave. in Metairie

● Marrero Middle: 4100 7th Street in Marrero

● Meisler Middle: 3700 Cleary Ave. in Metairie

● Riverdale High: 240 Riverdale Drive in Jefferson

● Terrytown Elementary: 550 E. Forest Lawn Drive in Terrytown

● Truman School: 5417 Ehret Road in Marrero

● Woods Elementary: 1037 31st Street in Kenner

● Worley Middle: 801 Spartans Drive in Westwego

For more information, click below 

RELATED: Jefferson Parish offering food for students during coronavirus shutdown

St. Tammany Parish 

St. Tammany Parish has restarted its 'Grab and Go' meal program for families in need after it was temporarily suspended. A weekly package is also now available. 

For more information, click below:

RELATED: St. Tammany public schools restart 'grab and go' meal program

St. Charles Parish

St. Charles Parish Public Schools will restart its grab-and-go meal service for students after the program was suspended when an employee was showing coronavirus symptoms and had to be hospitalized. 

According to the school system's website, the full program is scheduled to return March 30 but was subject to change. 

In the meantime, meals for families will be available for distribution from Tuesday, March 24 - Friday, March 27 at the Lafon Performing Arts Center (275 Judge Edward Dufrense Parkway, Luling) from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

RELATED: St. Charles Parish to restart grab-and-go meals for students after employee quarantined

  • St. Rose Elementary
  • Harry Hurst Middle
  • Luling Elementary
  • R.K. Smith Middle
  • R.J. Vial Elementary

The emergency feeding plan will provide free breakfast and lunch meals for students up to age 18. Meal service will run through Thursday, April 9, 2020, each weekday from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 

A pre-packaged lunch for the current day and a pre-packaged breakfast for the following day will be distributed during the pick-up time of 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the designated sites. Meals provided will be based on the number of children present at the time of pick-up. An ID is not required to pick-up meals. 

St. John Parish

The St. John the Baptist Parish Public School District will provide meals for children 18 years and younger at two locations during this time. Students may pick up breakfast and/or lunch from 7 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday:

  • East St. John Preparatory Academy 
  • West St. John Elementary

For more information, visit the school system website here 

St. Bernard Parish

Schools are offering a grab-and-go breakfast and lunch from 11:00 – 1:00 on weekdays. These meals are available for all children under the age of 18, including toddlers and those students who attend private or parochial schools.

Meals will be provided in a drive through or walk up style, and signs and staff will be out to direct families.

  • Arabi Elementary
  • Andrew Jackson Middle
  • Chalmette Elementary
  • Meraux Elementary
  • Chalmette High School 9th Grade Academy
  • Lacoste Elementary
  • Davies Elementary
  • Smith Elementary
  • St. Bernard Middle
  • Gauthier Elementary

For more information, visit the school system website here 

Lafourche Parish 

The Lafourche Parish Child Nutrition Department will provide emergency meals due to the COVID 19 emergency to Lafourche citizens 18 years of age and below. Meals will be available from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

  • Thibodaux High School Cafeteria
  • Central Lafourche High School Cafeteria
  • South Lafourche High School Cafeteria

Due to the social distancing no one will be allowed in the building. Meals will be provided by drive through service only, bus drop off location. The meals provided will be “snack pack” in style. 

For more information, click here 

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