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Alexandria City Public Schools Participates in Summer Food Service Program

For Immediate Release: June 7, 2023

Contact: Issmar Ventura at 703-795-6533 or

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) is participating in the 2023 Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children under the age of 18, without charge. Meals will be provided Monday through Thursday (no Friday distribution), June 26 through July 20, 2023.  Meal distribution will not occur on the July 4 holiday. Information, including a flyer in multiple languages, is available at

Distribution sites and times of operation are as follows:  



Distribution Location



Alexandria City High School

3330 King Street Alexandria, VA 22302

Doors 10 and 14

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

James K. Polk Elementary School

5000 Polk Avenue Alexandria, VA 22304

Door 3

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Mount Vernon Community School

2601 Commonwealth Avenue Alexandria, VA 22305

Door 1

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

George Washington Middle School

1005 Mt. Vernon Avenue Alexandria, VA 22301

Door 34

8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Jefferson-Houston PreK-8 IB School

1501 Cameron St.
Alexandria, VA 22314

Door 8

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.


“We want all families to know about the summer meals program in the City of Alexandria,” said ACPS Office of School Nutrition Services Director Dr. Eric K. Coleman. “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.”

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 USDA’s 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.

About Alexandria City Public Schools

Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) serves more than 15,700 students who hail from more than 119 countries and speak 124 languages. ACPS has 18 schools, including two middle schools, two K-8 schools, one pre-K school and the internationally recognized Alexandria City High School. ACPS is committed to putting racial equity at the heart of all decisions and ensuring that each and every student succeeds.