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LIST: These are the school districts offering free meals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area

With many schools extending spring break to prevent the spread of COVID-19, some districts are offering meals to support students and their families.

Updated Saturday, March 21 with the latest information. 

With many schools extending their spring break in efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19, many students who rely on school for food are left at risk of not having those meals they need.

But North Texas school districts are putting together plans to ensure that those kids are still receiving breakfast and lunch.

RELATED: LIST: Dallas-Fort Worth schools announce closures over COVID-19 concerns

Here's a list of schools who have released plans for providing meals:

Allen ISD

Allen ISD will provide breakfast and lunch while schools are shut down, and meal service will continue if the district extends its closure.

Breakfast will be available for any Allen ISD student from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and lunch will be available for pick up from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Here's where students can pick up meals curbside: 

Boyd Elementary School
800 Jupiter Road

Roundtree Elementary School
800 E Main Street

Arlington ISD

Arlington ISD will distribute meals at 23 different locations for children 18 years and younger.

The meals will include a packaged lunch and a light breakfast for the next morning.

The meals will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 pm. and children must be present to pick up a meal, though no student ID is required.

There will be a non-meat option offered every day.

Here are the 23 Arlington ISD student meal sites:

  • Dipert Career+Technical Center
  • Sam Houston High School
  • Ferguson Education Center
  • Bailey Junior High
  • Barnett Junior High
  • Boles Junior High
  • Nichols Junior. High
  • Ousley Junior High
  • Shackelford Junior High
  • Workman Junior High
  • Young Junior High
  • Crouch Elementary
  • Farrell Elementary
  • Knox Elementary
  • Larson Elementary
  • Miller Elementary
  • Pope Elementary
  • Sherrod Elementary
  • Short Elementary
  • Speer Elementary
  • Starrett Elementary
  • Swift Elementary
  • Wood Elementary

Arlington ISD is also partnering with various community organizations for additional food delivery and distribution options. Click here for specific details.

Cedar Hill ISD

Cedar Hill ISD said it would be offering sack breakfasts and lunches at four locations to anyone under the age of 18.

Those locations are: 

  • Plummer Elementary (Door #3)
  • High Pointe Elementary (Door #1)
  • Bessie Coleman Middle School (Door #15)
  • Cedar Hill HS (Door #12)

Breakfast will be available from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. and lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. These sack meals will be served on weekdays while the district is closed.

Dallas ISD

Dallas ISD is offering free to-go meals to children 18 years and younger. If a student turns 19 during the school year, they are also eligible for free meals, and students with disabilities qualify regardless of age.

Meals will be distributed twice a week, between 10 a.m and 1 p.m.on Mondays and Thursdays. 

On Mondays, students will receive breakfast, lunch and dinner for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. 

Thursday pick-up days will include breakfast, lunch, and supper for the rest of the week, including Saturday.

Dallas ISD says the locations are subject to change, click here to find the most updated list. 

Current DISD meal locations:

  • Molina, Moises
  • Kimball, Justin F.
  • Lincoln
  • Pinkston, L. G.
  • Roosevelt, Franklin
  • Samuell, W. W.
  • Seagoville Hs
  • South Oak Cliff
  • Spruce, H. Grady
  • Sunset
  • White, W. T.
  • Carter, David W.
  • North Dallas
  • Skyline
  • Madison, James
  • Conrad, Emmett
  • Wilmer-Hutchins Hs
  • Adamson, W. H.
  • Adams, Bryan
  • Atwell, W. H.
  • Browne, T. W.
  • Comstock, E.b.
  • Young Men's Leadership Academy
  • Benjamin Franklin International Exploratory Academy
  • Gaston, W. H.
  • Greiner, W. E.
  • Hill, Robert T.
  • Holmes, Oliver W.
  • Hood, John B.
  • Long, J. L.
  • Thomas C. Marsh Preparatory Academy
  • Rusk, Thomas J.
  • Spence, Alex W.
  • Stockard, L. V.
  • Storey, Boude
  • Quintanilla, Raul
  • Seagoville Ms
  • Zumwalt, Sarah
  • Dade, B. E.
  • Walker, E. D.
  • Tasby, Sam
  • Garcia, Hector P.
  • Lang, Harold W.
  • Medrano, Francisco Pancho
  • Kennedy-Curry
  • Holmes, Zan
  • Balch Springs
  • Ann Richards Steam Academy

Frisco ISD

Frisco ISD is providing students with "To Go" meals with a packaged lunch and breakfast each week day. Students can pick up the meals from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Families are asked to RSVP at this link if they'd like to participate.

The meals can be picked up at Hunt, Lawler, Pearson, Roach, Scoggins or Trent Middle Schools. Students who participate will be charged their normal meal rates on their meal accounts, but the charging policy has been extended, according to the district.

Fort Worth ISD

Fort Worth ISD is offering "to go" meals at different locations Monday through Friday while schools are closed. 

Each child will receive lunch for that day as well as breakfast for the next morning.

Parents must be accompanied by their children if they intend to pick-up the meals.

The meals will be distributed at the following locations: 

Morningside Elementary School

2601 Evans Street, Fort Worth

10 to 11:30 a.m.

Springdale Elementary School

3207 Hollis St. Fort Worth

10 to 11:30 a.m.

Manuel Jara Elementary School

2100 Lincoln Ave., Fort Worth

Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Western Hills Elementary School

2805 Laredo Dr., Fort Worth

10 to 11:30 a.m.

Hubbard Heights Elementary School

1333 W. Spurgeon St., Fort Worth

Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Paul L. Dunbar High School

5700 Ramey Ave., Fort Worth

10 to 11:30 a.m.

Eastern Hills High School

5701 Shelton St., Fort Worth

Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Clifford Davis Elementary School

4300 Campus Dr. Fort Worth

10 to 11:30 a.m.

De Zavala Elementary School

1419 College Ave., Fort Worth

Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Como Montessori School

4001 Littlepage, Fort Worth

10 to 11:30 a.m.

Polytechnic High School

1300 Conner Ave., Fort Worth

Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Dolores Huerta Elementary School

3309 Long Ave., Fort Worth

Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Southwest High School

4100 Altamesa Blvd., Fort Worth

Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Atwood McDonald Elementary School

1850 Barron Lane, Fort Worth

10 to 11:30 a.m.

Harlean Beal Elementary School

5615 Forest Hill Drive, Fort Worth

Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Burton Hill Elementary School

519 Burton Hill, Fort Worth

10 to 11:30 a.m.

Meacham Middle School

3600 Weber, Fort Worth

Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Luella Merrett Elementary School

7325 Kermit, Fort Worth

Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Irving ISD

Irving ISD will offer Grab'n'Go lunches for free to students ages 18 and under in a drive-thru style manner. The free lunches will begin on Tuesday, March 24 and last through April 3, with weekday service from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the bus drop-off lanes of each school.

Meals can be picked up at:

  • Houston, Crockett, Bowie and Lamar middle schools
  • Lee and Keyes elementary schools

The district plans to post-meal menus to its Facebook page.

Keller ISD

The district will provide box lunches to children in the community, ages 1-18 in a drive-through/curbside setup. Meals will be served curbside from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday, with one for each child in the vehicle. 

Rockwall ISD

Rockwall ISD said they have made plans to offer free Grab'n'Go lunches and snacks Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Children under 18 years or younger and SPED students will be able to pick up a free lunch. 

Parents and kids are asked to remain in their cars.

Pick up locations: 

  • Rochell Elementary School
  • Dobbs Elementary School

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