UPDATED LIST: 400+ Locations Offering Meals for Kids

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Kids who will be out of school due to the coronavirus pandemic can still get lunch at various locations in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. 

**UPDATE - Traveling to and from an educational institution for purposes of receiving meals or instructional materials for distance learning is permitted under stay-at-home orders.


**UPDATE - DCPS schools will be closed for students through April 24. Additional food locations will be added beginning April 1 at the following schools:

  • Francis-Stevens Elementary School
  • Hendley Elementary School
  • Langdon Elementary School
  • Marie Reed Elementary School
  • Miner Elementary School
  • Ron Brown High School
  • Simon Elementary School
  • Thomson Elementary School
  • Truesdell Education Campus
  • Wilson High School

Every weekday from March 16 to March 31, meals will be available to all D.C. Public School -- and non-DCPS -- students from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Here's the list: 

* Anacostia High School* Ballou High School* Banneker High School* Brookland Middle School* Cardozo Education Campus* Columbia Heights Education Campus* Coolidge High School* Eastern High School* Jefferson Middle School* Kelly Miller Middle School* Kimball Elementary School* LaSalle-Backus Education Campus* McKinley Education Campus* Roosevelt High School * Stanton Elementary School* Thomas Elementary School * Walker-Jones Education Campus* Wheatley Education Campus * Woodson High School

D.C. Public Charter Schools will also provide meals at the locations below:

Ward 4

* Paul PCS - 1345 Potomac Avenue, SE  - 5800 8th Street NW* Capital City PCS - 1375 E Street, SE - 100 Peabody Street, NW

Ward 5

* Friendship Armstrong PCS - 1400 First Street, NW* Friendship Woodridge International PCS - 2959 Carlton Avenue, NE* Mary McLeod Bethune Day Academy PCS - 1404 Jackson Street, NE* KIPP College Prep - 1405 Brentwood Parkway, NE

Ward 6

* Howard University Middle School of Math and Science PCS - Outside of Shaw Metro Station* Friendship Chamberlain PCS - 1345 Potomac Avenue, SE* Kingsman Academy PCS - 1375 E Street, SE

Ward 7

* Friendship Blow-Pierce PCS - 725 19th Street, NE* Friendship Collegiate PCS - 4095 Minnesota Avenue, NE* KIPP Smilow Facility (Arts & Tech, Quest, Valor) - 5300 Blaine Street, NE* Rocketship Legacy Prep PCS - 4250 Massachusetts Avenue, SE* IDEA PCS - 1027 45th Street NE

Ward 8

* Friendship Southeast PCS - 645 Milwaukee Place, SE* Friendship Technology Prep PCS - 2705 Martin Luther King Avenue, SE* Ingenuity Prep PCS - 4600 Livingston Road, SE* KIPP Somerset PCS - 3301 Wheeler Road, SE* KIPP Douglass Facility (Discover, Heights, AIM) - 2600 Douglass Road, SE* National Collegiate Prep - 4600 Livingston Road, SE* Rocketship Rise PCS - 2335 Raynolds Place, SE* Early Childhood Academy PCS - 885 Barnaby Street, SE* Thurgood Marshall Academy PCS - 2427 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, SE* Howard University Middle School of Math and Science PCS - Outside of Anacostia Metro Station* Eagle Academy PCS - 3400 Wheeler Road, SE


**UPDATE: All Maryland schools closed through April 24. More locations have been added. 

In Prince George's County, breakfast, lunch and a snack will be available weekdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. School system staff will be on hand to distribute meals in the cafeteria or parking lot depending on the weather. Students may pick up all three meals, which may include cold cereal, a sack lunch, fruit and milk, in one visit. Parents and guardians are not required to accompany students, but adults may not pick up meals for children. Student IDs are not required.

* Andrew Jackson Academy* Benjamin Tasker Middle School* Bradbury Heights Elementary* Brandywine Elementary* Buck Lodge Middle School* Calverton Elementary* Carmody Hills Elementary* Carrollton Elementary* Clinton Grove Elementary* District Heights Elementary* Drew-Freeman Middle School* Dwight D. Eisenhower Middle School* Gladys Noon Spellman Elementary* Glassmanor Elementary* Hillcrest Heights Elementary* Hollywood Elementary* J. Frank Dent Elementary* James McHenry Elementary* John Bayne Elementary* Judge Sylvania Woods Elementary* Kenmoor Middle School* Kettering Middle School* Langley Park-McCormick Elementary* Laurel Elementary* Lewisdale Elementary* Longfields Elementary* Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School* Nicholas Orem Middle School* Oxon Hill Middle School* Port Towns Elementary* Ridgecrest Elementary* Riverdale Elementary* Robert Frost Elementary* Samuel Chase Elementary* Springhill Lake Elementary* Stephen Decatur Middle School* Suitland Elementary* Templeton Elementary* Thomas S. Stone Elementary* Thurgood Marshall Middle School* Waldon Woods Elementary* Walker Mill Middle School* William Paca Elementary* William Wirt Middle School* Woodridge Elementary

Montgomery County is providing free breakfast and lunch to all school-aged children 18 years old and younger, and all MCPS students (regardless of their ages).

The meals, which are being provided in a "grab-and-go" format, will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. The locations are as follows: 

* Albert Einstein High, 11135 Newport Miller Rd., Kensington* Arcola Elementary, 1820 Franwall Avenue, Silver Spring* Argyle Middle, 2400 Bel Pre Rd., Silver Spring* Brown Station Elementary, 851 Quince Orchard Blvd. Gaithersburg* Burnt Mills Elementary, 11211 Childs St. , Silver Spring* Captain James Daly Elementary, 20301 Brandermill Dr., Germantown* Clarksburg High, 22500 Wims Rd., Clarksburg* Roberto Clemente Middle, 18808 Waring Station Rd., Germantown* Clopper Mill, 18501 Cinnamon Dr, Germantown* East Silver Spring Elementary, 631 Silver Spring Avenue, Silver Spring* Forest Oak Middle, 651 Saybrooke Oaks Blvd., Gaithersburg* Francis Scott Key Middle, 910 Schindler Dr., Silver Spring* Gaithersburg High, 101 Education Blvd., Gaithersburg* Gaithersburg Middle, 2 Teachers Way, Gaithersburg* Galway Elementary, 12612 Galway Dr., Silver Spring* Georgian Forest Elementary, 3100 Regina Dr., Silver Spring* Glen Haven Elementary, 10900 Inwood Ave., Wheaton* Greencastle Elementary, 13611 Robey Rd. Silver Spring* Harmony Hall Elementary, 13407 Lydia St., Silver Spring* Highland Elementary, 3100 Medway St., Silver Spring* Jackson Road Elementary, 900 Jackson Rd., Silver Spring* JoAnn Leleck at Broad Acres Elementary, 710 Beacon Rd., Silver Spring* John F. Kennedy High, 1901 Randolph Rd., Wheaton* Kemp Mill Elementary, 411 Sisson St., Silver Spring* Col. Zadok Magruder High, 5939 Muncaster Mill Rd. , Derwood* Martin Luther King Jr. Middle, 13737 Wisteria Dr., Germantown* Montgomery Blair High, 51 University Blvd. East, Silver Spring* Montgomery Village Middle, 19300 Watkins Mill Rd., Montgomery Village* New Hampshire Estates, 8720 Carroll Ave. , Silver Spring* Northwest High, 13501 Richter Farm Rd, Germantown* Oak View Elementary, 400 East Wayne Ave., Silver Spring* Paint Branch High, 14121 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville* Parkland Middle, 4610 W. Frankfort Dr., Rockville* Rock Creek Forest Elementary, 8330 Grubb Rd, Chevy Chase* Roscoe Nix Elementary, 1100 Corliss St., Silver Spring* Judith Resnik Elementary, 7301 Hadley Farms Dr. Gaithersburg* Shady Grove Middle, 8100 Midcounty Hwy., Gaithersburg* South Lake Elementary, 18201 Contour Rd., Gaithersburg* Twinbrook Elementary, 5911 Ridgway Ave., Rockville* Washington Grove Elementary, 8712 Oakmont St., Gaithersburg* Watkins Mill High, 10301 Apple Ridge Rd., Gaithersburg* Weller Road Elementary, 3301 Weller Rd., Silver Spring* Earle B. Wood, 14615 Bauer Dr., Rockville

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