More Free Meal Sites Added for DC Students

Washington, D.C. (Friday, March 20, 2020) – DC Mayor Muriel Bowser is keeping public schools closed through April 27th.  But is added more free meal sites for youth impacted by the school closures.

Beginning April 1, the District will add 10 meal sites for all students, bringing the total meal sites at DCPS buildings to 29 across the District. These sites serve lunch and a shelf-stable breakfast for all residents under the age of 18 Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

A full list of meal sites can be found on coronavirus.dc.gov/mealsites. The additional meal sites include:


Ward 1

  • Marie Reed Elementary School – 2201 18th Street, NW

Ward 2

  • School Without Walls at Francis Stevens – 2425 N Street, NW
  • Strong John Thomson Elementary School – 1200 L Street, NW

Ward 3

  • Woodrow Wilson High School – 3950 Chesapeake Street, NW

Ward 4

  • Truesdell Education Campus – 800 Ingraham Street, NW

Ward 5

  • Langdon Elementary School – 1900 Evarts Street, NE

Ward 6

  • Miner Elementary School – 601 15th Street, NE

Ward 7

  • Ron Brown High School – 4800 Meade Street, NE

Ward 8

  • Hendley Elementary School – 425 Chesapeake Street, SE
  • Simon Elementary School – 401 Mississippi Avenue, SE

DC Parks and Recreational Facilities

All DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) facilities, including playgrounds, parks, and athletic fields, will be closed to the public.

For more resources and information about the District’s response to COVID-19, visitcoronavirus.dc.gov.