We know the following is not what kids around Acadiana want to hear, but the first day of school is right around the corner.

It's time for parents to start rounding up school supplies and take their children back-to-school clothes shopping.

If you weren't exactly sure when you're little ones are heading back to school, below is a list of many of the school districts around Acadiana and their first day back.

ACADIA PARISH

  • Acadia Parish Schools - Wednesday, August 17, 2022

EVANGELINE PARISH

  • Evangeline Parish Schools - Thursday, August 11, 2022

IBERIA PARISH

  • Iberia Parish Schools - Orientation for students will be scheduled by their individual schools.
    • 1st - 12th Grade - Wednesday, August 10, 2022
    • Pre-K and Kindergarten - Staggered start on August 17 & 18, First full day August 19

JEFF DAVIS PARISH

  • Jeff Davis Parish Schools:
    • 1st - 12th Grade - Friday, August 12, 2022
    • Pre-K and Kindergarten - Tuesday, August 16, 2022

LAFAYETTE PARISH

  • LPSS K-12 students: Students living in apartment, duplex, or unit should base their address on the number of the dwelling (ex. Apt 1 is odd. Apt. 2 is even) Students whose home address uses only letters will use the following to determine days of school attendance: A=1, B=2, C=3.
    • August 11 - A-Day (odd address) students in grades K-12 will report to school
    • August 12 - B-Day (even address) students in grades K-12 will report to school
    • August 15 - All students K-12 students will begin full attendance
  • LPSS Pre-K students:
    • August 15-16 - Girls only will report to school
    • August 17-18 - Boys only will report to school
    • August 19 - All Pre-K students will begin full attendance

ST. LANDRY PARISH

  • St. Landry Parish Schools - Thursday, August 11, 2022

ST. MARTIN PARISH

  • St. Martin Parish Schools - Thursday, August 11, 2022

ST. MARY PARISH

  • St. Mary Parish Schools - Wednesday, August 10, 2022

VERMILION PARISH

  • Vermilion Parish Schools:
    • 1st - 12th Grade - Thursday, August 11, 2022
    • Pre-K and Kindergarten Pre-screening - August 11, 12, & 15
    • Pre-K and Kindergarten first day - Tuesday, August 16, 2022

LAFAYETTE-AREA PRIVATE SCHOOLS

  • Acadiana Renaissance Charter School - Thursday, August 11
  • Ascension Episcopal School - Half-day Wednesday, August 10, First full day Thursday, August 11
  • Episcopal School of Acadiana - Wednesday, August 10 is a full day for grades 6-12 and half-day for grades 1-5
  • Lafayette Christian Academy - Monday, August 15
  • Lafayette Renaissance Charter School - Thursday, August 11
  • St. Thomas More Catholic High School - Wednesday, August 10
  • Teurlings Catholic High School - Friday, August 12
  • Westminster Christian Academy - Wednesday, August 10

See How School Cafeteria Meals Have Changed Over the Past 100 Years

Using government and news reports, Stacker has traced the history of cafeteria meals from their inception to the present day, with data from news and government reports. Read on to see how various legal acts, food trends, and budget cuts have changed what kids are getting on their trays.