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Free summer meals offered at 35 EPISD schools

Photo of Aoy student eating an EPISD meal

(EL PASO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT -- May 19, 2022) — EPISD will offer all children in the community ages 1 to 18 free breakfast and lunch throughout the summer as part of the Seamless Summer Option (SSO) meal program funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The meals are provided without charge to any child, regardless of their enrollment status in the District or their residency within the District’s boundaries. Meals are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. The District does not discriminate on meals in the course of meal service.

Meals will be served Monday through Friday, starting on June 7 through June 30 for elementary and middle schools, or through July 8 for high schools. Eligible children can eat at any participating site.

Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the following sites:

  • Barron Elementary, 11155 Whitey Ford
  • Bobby Joe Hill PK-8, 4860 Tropicana
  • Coldwell Elementary, 4101 Altura
  • Douglass Elementary, 101 S. Eucalyptus
  • Haskins PK-8, 500 Mulberry
  • Hillside Elementary, 4500 Clifton
  • Kohlberg Elementary, 1445 Nardo Goodman
  • MacArthur PK-8, 8101 Whitus
  • Lamar Elementary, 1440 E. Cliff
  • Moye Elementary, 4825 Alps
  • Nixon Elementary, 11141 Loma Roja
  • Park Elementary, 3601 Edgar Park
  • Polk Elementary, 940 Belvidere
  • Sunrise Mountain Elementary, 7710 Pandora
  • Western Hills Elementary, 530 Thunderbird
  • Zach White Elementary, 4256 Roxbury
  • Zavala Elementary, 51 N. Hammet
  • Bassett Middle, 4400 Elm
  • Brown Middle, 7820 Helen of Troy
  • Canyon Hills Middle, 8930 Eclipse
  • Charles Middle, 4909 Trojan
  • Guillen Middle, 900 S. Cotton
  • Hornedo Middle, 6101 High Ridge
  • Magoffin Middle, 4931 Hercules
  • Richardson Middle, 11350 Loma Franklin.
  • Wiggs Middle, 1300 Circle

Breakfast will be served from 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.at the following sites:

  • Andress High, 5400 Sun Valley
  • Austin High, 3500 Memphis
  • Bowie High, 801 S. San Marcial
  • Burges High, 7800 Edgemere
  • Chapin High, 7000 Dyer
  • El Paso High, 800 E. Schuster
  • Franklin High, 900 Resler
  • Irvin High, 5400 Sanders
  • Jefferson High, 4700 Alameda

To file a complaint alleging discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint form, AD-3027, found online at https://www.usda.gov/oascr/how-to-file-a-program-discrimination-complaint, and at any UDA 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 mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC, 20250-9410; fax at (202)690-7442; or email at program.intake@usda.gov. This institution is an equal-opportunity provider.

Story by Gustavo Reveles
Photo by Leonel Monroy