USDA Extends Free Meals through 2021-2022 School Year

Photo of a school lunch with the School Way Cafe logo in the top left corner

DELAND – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is extending the meal program that allows children enrolled in Volusia County Schools to eat for free for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year.

VCS School Way Café will serve meals (breakfast and lunch) to all students attending in-person classes in Volusia County Schools at no charge to families. The first day of school will be Monday, August 16, and the school year will go through June 3, 2022.

Students attending Ivy Hawn, Richard Milburn Academy West, Richard Milburn Academy East, and AMI Kids will also receive meals for free.

Healthy and nutritious meals help students succeed in the classroom!

Volusia County Schools’ vision is to create life-long learners prepared for an ever-changing global society. The VCS Strategic Plan: