Roanoke County, Virginia – The federal Community Eligibility Provision meal program will provide free meals to Title I students this school year.
Title I is a program that is part of the United States Department of Education that offers financial assistance to school districts and public schools that have a high number or percentage of students who come from low-income households.
According to the news release, the following six elementary schools were able to meet the requirements: Burlington Elementary School, Herman L. Horn Elementary School, Masons Cove Elementary School, Mount Pleasant Elementary School, Mountain View Elementary School, and W.E. Cundiff Elementary School.
Students who are enrolled in one of the aforementioned schools will not be required to submit an application for free meals.
All remaining schools will have their regular school meals program, with students able to purchase a daily lunch for $3, a breakfast for $1.50, and milk for 50 cents.
Parents who are interested in submitting an application for their children to get free meals may do so at the following link.