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30 El Paso ISD Campuses Will Offer Free Summer Meals to Children

The El Paso Independent School District Food and Nutrition Services Department announced Tuesday that 30 schools throughout the District have been selected as sites for the Summer Food Service Program.

The campuses—14 elementary schools, six middle schools and 10 high schools—will serve free breakfast and free lunch to children ages 1 to 18. All meals are free of charge and without eligibility or restrictions.

The summer meal program will start from June 12 and end July 28. No meals will be served the week of July 3-7 during the District’s summer holiday.

Breakfast serving times are from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. for elementary and middle schools and 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. for high schools. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at all campuses.

Summer Food Service Program Sites


Bliss, 4401 Sheridan (open 6/12-6/30)

Burleson, 4400 Blanco (open 6/12-6/30)

Cielo Vista, 9000 Basil (open 6/12-6/30)

Clendenin, 2701 Harrison (open 6/12-6/30 & 7/17-7/28)

Collins, 4860 Tropicana (open 6/12-6/30)

Crosby, 5411 Wren (open 6/12-6/30 & 7/17-7/28)

Hillside, 4500 Clifton (open 6/12-6/30 & 7/17-7/28)

Kohlberg, 1445 Nardo Goodman (open 6/12-6/30 & 7/17-7/28)

Lamar, 1440 E. Cliff (open 6/12-6/30 & 7/17-7/28)

Moye, 4825 Alps (open 6/12-6/30 & 7/17-7/28)

Putnam, 6508 Fiesta (open 6/12-6/30)

Tom Lea, 4851 Marcus Uribe (open 6/12-6/30 & 7/17-7/28)

Zach White, 4256 Roxbury (open 6/12-6/30 & 7/17-7/28)

Zavala, 51 North Hammett (open 6/12-6/30 & 7/17-7/28)


Henderson, 5505 Robert Alva (open 6/12-6/30)

Hornedo, 6101 High Ridge (open 6/12-6/30)

Magoffin, 4931 Hercules (open 6/12-6/30)

Ross, 6101 Hughey (open 6/12-6/30)

Terrace Hills, 4835 Blossom (open 6/12-6/30)

Wiggs, 13 Circle (open 6/12-6/30)


Andress, 5400 Sun Valley (open 6/12-6/30)

Austin, 3500 Memphis (open 6/12-6/30)

Bowie, 801 S. San Marcial (open 6/12-6/30)

Burges, 7800 Edgemere (open 6/12-6/30)

Chapin, 7000 Dyer (open 6/12-6/30)

Coronado, 100 Champions (open 6/12-6/30)

El Paso High, 800 Schuster (open 6/12-6/30 & 7/10-7/28)

Franklin 9th Grade Center, 900 N. Resler (open 6/12-6/30)

Irvin, 9465 Roanoke (open 6/12-6/30 & 7/10-7/28)

Jefferson, 4700 Alameda (open 6/12-6/30 & 7/10-7/28)

The El Paso Independent School District is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.

Ysleta ISD Announces ‘Supper Program’ for Three High Schools

In a bid to help support the wellness, health, and development of students, the Ysleta Independent School District has launched a new “supper program” at three high schools, primarily to provide free and nutritious meals to active students who remain on campus after school for extracurricular activities.

The supper meals are being offered from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. on school days at Del Valle, Hanks, and Ysleta high school. The meals are free of charge to children 18 years and younger, but are also available for purchase by adults.

The supper program is funded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Child and Adult Care Food Program.

“We launched this program not only to support students, but to help parents who may be concerned their active children don’t have access to healthy food outside the traditional school day,” said Michael Vasquez, YISD’s Director of Child Nutrition Services.

“We have numerous high-school students who stay on campus after school for sports, theater, band, or other clubs,” Vasquez added. “Our new supper program assures parents that their children can easily stop by the school cafeteria and eat a nutritious meal on their way to rehearsal or practice – instead of simply curbing their appetites with chips, candy, or fast food.”

The supper program was first piloted in January at Ysleta High School, expanding to Del Valle and Hanks high schools in February, officials said.

This new program is just the latest effort by YISD to increase student access to healthy meals. Already, 33 schools in the Bel Air, Del Valle, Parkland, Riverside, and Ysleta learning communities provide free lunch meals to every student, regardless of family income. In addition, all YISD schools offer free breakfast meals to all students.

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