Nutritious free meals are available for children and teens 18 and younger at many locations throughout the nation throughout the summer while school is out of session. Find a site near you: Find Summer Meals in Your Community.
SLA Management Cafeteria Hub and Menus
Beginning with the 2017-18 school year our student meals will be provided by SLA Management. Please visit the Cafeteria Hub website for your school to view menus, learn about SLA Management, review nutritional and allergy information, plus much more.
Lake Charles Charter Academy has been approved to participate in the Community Eligibility Provision under the National School Lunch. This means all students at Lake Charles Charter Academy are eligible to receive breakfast and lunch at no charge! Nothing is required from you to participate and you do not need to complete a free and reduced application. If you have any questions about this program please call your school.
Introducing Parent Rewards! Our cafeteria point of sale system introduces Parent Rewards! When you create an account you can:
- Monitor your child’s lunch balance and transaction history
- Add dietary notes, such as a food allergy
- Receive balance updates via push notifications
- Earn rewards that turn into credits to be used in the cafeteria to purchase items or increase your child’s meal account balance.
Sign up here: My Freedom Cafe Parent Portal.
Kitchen Health Inspections
In accordance with Senate Bill 1908, the school’s health certificate/inspection reports are available for review.
The following Health Inspection document is an original copy. For accessibility assistance with this document, contact the school.
Nutrition and Wellness
Lake Charles Charter Foundation, Inc. promotes health in students by supporting wellness, quality nutrition and regular physical activity as a part of the total learning environment.
For accessibility assistance with the following pdfs, contact the school.
The Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act requires school cafeterias to meet new federal nutrition standards for school lunches and breakfasts. Read our “School Meals Have Changed!” flyer to learn more!
The USDA Smart Snacks Policy requires schools to only sell food and beverages that meet certain nutrition standards.
USDA Nondiscrimination Statement
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: email@example.com.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.