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ACPS to Offer Free Meals to All City of Alexandria Children This Summer

ACPS to Offer Free Meals to All City of Alexandria Children This Summer

Meals will be provided to all children under the age of 18 without charge through Alexandria City Public Schools’ (ACPS) participation in the 2024 Summer Food Service Program.

Meals will be distributed Monday through Thursday, June 24 through July 18, 2024, but there will be no meals provided on Fridays during that time frame. In addition, meal distribution will not occur on the July 4, 2024, holiday.

Information, including a flyer in multiple languages, is available at

“We want to support our children in Alexandria City during the summer months to stay healthy and ensure that students are receiving nutritious meals to be ready to learn in the new school year,” ACPS Office of School Nutrition Services Director Dr. Eric K. Coleman said.

Distribution sites and times of operation are listed below: 

Alexandria City High School

3330 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22302

Door 10

Breakfast: 9:30-10 a.m.

Lunch: 12:50-1:50 p.m.

James K. Polk Elementary School

5000 Polk Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia 22304

Door 3

Breakfast: 8-8:30 a.m.

Lunch: 12-1 p.m.

George Mason Elementary School

2601 Cameron Mills Road, Alexandria, Virginia 22302

Door 7

Breakfast: 8-8:30 a.m.

Lunch: 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

George Washington Middle School

1005 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia 22301

Door 39

Breakfast: 9-9:30 a.m.

Lunch: 12-1 p.m.

Jefferson-Houston PreK-8 IB School

1501 Cameron St., Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Door 2

Breakfast: 9-9:30 a.m.

Lunch: 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Douglas MacArthur Elementary School

1101 Janneys Lane, Alexandria, Virginia 22302

Door 2

Breakfast: 8-8:30 a.m.

Lunch: 12-1 p.m.

Additional program information:

  • Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information can contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or United States Department of Agricultures (USDA) TARGET Center at 202-720-2600, or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339.
  • More information, to include how to file a complaint, can be obtained online via the USDA website here.
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