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Request for Proposals
Food Service RFP 2018-2019

Success Preparatory Academy is requesting proposals for school food service management services for the 2018- 2019 school year. The Food Service Management Company will provide management services according to United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations and guidelines as well as the Louisiana Department of Education policies and guidelines.

Food Service Management Companies and/or their representatives may submit proposals to: Success Preparatory Academy, 2011 Bienville Street, New Orleans, LA
Success Preparatory Academy reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all proposals or to accept the proposals that it finds, in its sole discretion, to be in the best interest of the school.

Mandatory pre-bid meeting: Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at 8:00 a.m. at Success Preparatory Academy at 2011 Bienville, New Orleans, LA 70112. Our new facility, at 4621 Canal Street, is currently being remodeled and will not be available to tour at this time. A list of existing kitchen equipment and the floor plans are attached for your review.

Questions Period:
The link to the RFP is posted below. Potential bidders are asked to email their questions to Tiffany Brooks at tbrooks@successpreparatory.org by 12 pm CST on Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Success Preparatory Academy will respond to all questions by Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.

Bid Date: Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. Proposals received after this time will not be accepted. All proposals should be sealed, delivered, and addressed to Success Preparatory Academy and be clearly marked: Food Service Management Proposal.


Transportation RFP 2018-2019

Success Preparatory Academy is requesting proposals for school bus transportation
services for the 2018-2019 school year. We will be moving to the historic Thurgood
Marshall building at 4621 Canal Street this summer!

Currently, SPA contracts with a single student transportation vendor to service
approximately 450 students with 9 home-to-school buses. There are 9 buses that serve
students in the areas listed: St. Roch, 9th Ward, Uptown, New Orleans East (North),
New Orleans East (South), Algiers, Iberville, Pressburg, and the 7th Ward. In addition to
this, SPA’s current vendor also creates afternoon routes for SPA that allows for the
transportation of approximately 50 students participating in after-school activities.

Success Preparatory Academy reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all
proposals or to accept the proposals that it finds, in its sole discretion, to be in the best
in the interest of the school.

RFP Announcement:
Monday, April 30, 2018.

Mandatory pre-bid meeting and vendor presentations:
Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at Success Preparatory Academy at 2011 Bienville, New Orleans, LA 70112.

Questions Period:
The link to the RFP is attached below. Potential bidders are asked to email their
questions to Tiffany Brooks at tbrooks@successpreparatory.org by 5:00 pm CST on
Monday, May 14, 2018. Success Preparatory Academy will respond to all questions by
Monday, May 21, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. CST at www.successpreparatory.com.

Bid Date: Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. Proposals received after this
time will not be accepted.
One original hardcopy of each proposal should be sealed, delivered, and addressed to
Success Preparatory Academy (attn: Tiffany Brooks) and be clearly marked: School Bus
Transportation Services. One copy must be emailed to tbrooks@successpreparatory.org.

Proposal Evaluation: Tuesday, June 5, 2018, through Thursday, June 7, 2018.

Award Notification: Friday, June 8, 2018, via email.

Contract Execution: Friday, June 15, 2018.

Transportation Service Commences: On or around Tuesday, August 14, 2018.


Custodial, Facility Maintenance, and Groundskeeping Services RFP 2018-2019

Success Preparatory Academy is requesting proposals for custodial, facility maintenance, and groundskeeping services for the 2018-2019 school year. We will be moving to the historic Thurgood Marshall building at 4621 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119 in July of 2018. 

We currently partner with a single vendor that fulfills our custodial, facility maintenance, and groundskeeping needs.

The Thurgood Marshall facility is leased from the Orleans Parish School Board. It contains 63,027 square feet of floor space and 98,282 (2.26 acres) of surrounding exterior grounds, which must be cleaned and maintained daily.

Success Preparatory Academy reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all proposals or to accept the proposals that it finds, in its sole discretion, to be in the best interest of the school.  

RFP Schedule

Advertise RFP and mail public announcements

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting:

4621 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112 at 2:30 p.m. CST

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Intent to respond deadline:

3:00 p.m. CST

Friday, May 18, 2018

Deadline for receiving proposer requests for clarification:

5:00 p.m. CST

Monday, May 21, 2018

RFP Deadline (Mail to):

2011 Bienville Street, New Orleans, LA 70112 at

12:00 p.m. CST

*Proposals should be submitted via one original to the address listed above and one copy via email to tbrooks@successpreparatory.org

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Announce Award of "Successful Proposer"

Friday, June 22, 2018

Contract execution

By Friday, June 29, 2018