Atlanta Public Schools Resumes Free Meals
Atlanta Public Schools is resuming its meal distribution program.
The school district will provide five days’ worth of breakfasts and lunches, or 10 meals total, to children Monday and again next week.
The free meals can be picked up between 3-6 p.m. today and again next Monday, Aug. 17th, at one of 12 locations.
APS officials say they have approximately 15,000 students who participate in their breakfast program. And they say there are 35,000 children who participate in the lunch program.
You can get those meals via walk up or drive-thru or on these APS bus routes
This school year, 21 APS schools will participate in the Federal Eligibility Application (FEA) program which offers free and reduced meals to qualifying students.
All students at FEA schools must apply to qualify for free or reduced meals by completing the online FEA form. Free meals will continue for all students district-wide for the first 30 days of school.
After the first 30 days of school, students at those 21 FEA schools will pay full price for meals until their guardian’s FEA application is approved, and their eligibility status is sent to the school.
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