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Tuesday, August 16, 2022

MCPS to provide free breakfast, lunch to all students at 52 school locations

Marion County Public Schools has announced that its Food and Nutrition Department will provide free breakfast and lunch to all students at 52 school campuses for the 2022-2023 school year, regardless of family income.

This program is provided in partnership with the Community Eligibility Provision initiative and is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture. Throughout the school year, the district’s projected 43,000 students will receive the free meals without question, and no application is required.

The following schools will offer the free meal program:

  • Anthony Elementary
  • Belleview Elementary
  • Belleview High
  • Belleview Middle
  • Belleview-Santos Elementary
  • College Park Elementary
  • Dr. N.H. Jones Elementary
  • Dunnellon Elementary
  • Dunnellon High
  • Dunnellon Middle
  • East Marion Elementary
  • Eighth Street Elementary
  • Emerald Shores Elementary
  • Fessenden Elementary
  • Forest High
  • Fort King Middle
  • Fort McCoy School
  • Greenway Elementary
  • Hammett Bowen, Jr. Elementary
  • Harbour View Elementary
  • Hillcrest School
  • Horizon Academy at Marion Oaks
  • Howard Middle
  • Lake Weir High
  • Lake Weir Middle
  • Legacy Elementary
  • Liberty Middle
  • Madison Street Academy
  • Maplewood Elementary
  • Marion Charter
  • Marion Oaks Elementary
  • Marion Technical Institute
  • McIntosh Area School
  • New Leaf School
  • North Marion High
  • North Marion Middle
  • Oakcrest Elementary
  • Ocala Springs Elementary
  • Osceola Middle
  • Reddick-Collier Elementary
  • Romeo Elementary
  • Saddlewood Elementary
  • Shady Hill Elementary
  • Silver River Mentoring and Instruction
  • South Ocala Elementary
  • Sparr Elementary
  • Stanton-Weirsdale Elementary
  • Sunrise Elementary
  • Vanguard High
  • Ward-Highlands Elementary
  • West Port High
  • Wyomina Park Elementary

These schools were selected based on the percentage of students from each campus who are participating in one or more variations of public assistance/service programs, according to MCPS.

For more information, please contact Jamie Lovett, Food and Nutrition Department Supervisor, via phone (352-671-4191) or email ([email protected]).