Free Meals For Kids

Free Meals for Kids

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will extend the summer meal programs through the end of the 2020-21 school year. DCSD Nutrition Services began these services on September 18. Beginning February 8th, 2021, breakfast and lunch bags will be available Friday's only for pick-up at select DCSD neighborhood middle schools and at all DCSD neighborhood high schools.



  • Free for all kids 18 and under regardless of enrollment
  • For 100% Remote Learners, bags will contain 7 days of breakfast and lunch meals.
  • For Hybrid 2.0 Learners, bags will contain 5 days of breakfast and lunch meals.
  • For Full In-Person Learners, bags will contain 2 days of breakfast and lunch meals.
  • During pickup, please tell us if your child is a Remote, Hybrid or In-person learner.
  • For the safety of our employees, please wear a mask during pick up.
  • Pick-up time is 1:00-2:00 p.m. on Fridays
  • Pick-up locations are select DCSD neighborhood middle schools and all DCSD neighborhood high schools; and Roxborough Primary Elementary (see the full list here). Please check the pickup location site list weekly as pickup locations may change.
  • Curbside pick-up and drive through in the parent drop-off line (unless otherwise noted on list)

For more information and updates, visit DCSD Nutrition Services or our DCSD Nutrition Services Facebook page. Families who may qualify are encouraged to complete the annual Free and Reduced price lunch application. Families who are approved receive other benefits, including waived transportation and academic fees.

Free Meals for Kids Flyer

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