Welcome to School Nutrition Services!
“Empowering Excellence – Through Nutrition, Wellness, and Performance”
The School Nutrition Service team for the Alexandria City Public Schools is represented by a staff of over 115 well trained, dedicated women and men. We provide high quality, nutritionally balanced, and affordable meals to more than 15,000 students daily across our district.
Our services include Lunch and Breakfast programs at all school locations, several After School Snack programs and Supper programs in select schools. The School Nutrition Service Team also supports several summer feeding programs throughout the City of Alexandria. Re-discover school meals. Join us in the cafeteria anytime.
Download the free mobile app or visit www.schoolcafe.com/alexandriacps to create or manage your account! It's fast and easy!
School Closure Grab & Go Meal InformationStarting Monday, March 23, ACPS will provide two days worth of breakfast and lunch meals free for Alexandria City kids or teens between the ages of 2 and 18 years-old on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (one day's worth of meals only) between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. at the following locations:
William Ramsay Elementary School
5700 Sanger Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22311
Francis C. Hammond Middle School
4646 Seminary Road, Alexandria, Virginia 22304
Cora Kelly School for Math, Science and Technology
3600 Commonwealth Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22305
Jefferson-Houston PreK-8 IB School
1501 Cameron Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314
T.C. Williams High School, Chinquapin Drive Entrance330 King St, Alexandria, VA 22302
NO SIGN UP OR REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO RECEIVE MEALS
NOTE: No food distribution will occur on Tuesdays or Thursdays. The limited days for distribution is to support the practice of social distancing and to limit social gatherings.
Other Food Resources in the City of Alexandria
For food pantry locations and schedules in Alexandria, visit www.hungerfreealexandria.com or call 703-662-1067.
Questions? Or Need Translation?
Send us your question in Spanish, Arabic or Amharic:
- Text ACPSMEALS to 797979 (English and Spanish)
- Call or text 703-927-6866 (Amharic)
- Call or text 703-927-7095 (Arabic)
Call the FACE Center's Bilingual Parent Information Lines:
- For Spanish, call 571-775-9719, Monday-Friday (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
- For Amharic, call 703-927-6866, Monday-Friday (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
- For Arabic, call 703-927-7095, Tuesday-Thursday (9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
For residents of Fairfax County, please visit https://www.fcps.edu/news/coronavirus-update-food-resources for information on how to access emergency meals.
Alexandria City Public Schools
1340 Braddock Place, 2nd Floor
Alexandria, VA 22314
Cynthia Hormel, MM, RDN, SNS
- After School Snack Form
- Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020
- Field Trip Order Form (PDF)
- Free Reduced Price Meal Application
- Join Our Team
- Refund Request Form
Non-Discrimination 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:
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This institution is an equal opportunity provider.