Food Services

Food Services

The Child Nutrition Program in Concordia Parish serves nutritious meals each school day to students and teachers. The average daily participation is 3645 lunch meals served daily and 1933 breakfast meals served daily. The programs are federally and state regulated under the National Lunch and Breakfast Programs. The parish manages 9 cafeteria sites serving 10 schools. The Concordia Parish School Board Child Nutrition Programs employs 39 food service technicians, and 9 certified managers. It provides Federal Reimbursable Snacks during tutorial sessions throughout the school calendar year and provides Seamless Summer Waiver, feeding children at five Concordia Parish sites during the summer.

Concordia Parish School Board Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) School Food Service Section
National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs for the 2021-22 school year. Students in the schools listed below will be served lunch and breakfast at no charge. Free and Reduced Price Meal Application will not be required for those students attending selected schools. 
Participating Schools:

Ferriday High School
Ferriday Jr High School
Ferriday Upper Elementary
Ferriday Lower Elementary
Monterey High School
Vidalia High School
Vidalia Jr High School
Vidalia Upper Elementary
Vidalia Lower Elementary
Concordia Education Center

Cafeteria Manager Training 

Training for employees who are interested in becoming cafeteria manager is offered during the school year for employees.  The employee must obtain a reference from both the child nutrition program supervisor and manager.  A high school diploma or GED and 2 years of employment with the parish school system is required.  Interested employees should contact the school manager regarding this qualifying program.


Contact Information 

If assistance is needed contact the Child Nutrition Department at the Concordia Parish School Board Monday -  Friday  any time between the hours 7:30 and 4:00.  Phone: 318-336-4226