Austin ISD to distribute meals during school cancellations

Austin ISD Food Services will prepare and distribute meals for children under the age of 19 at 14 sites while school is closed due to COVID-19 precautions. AISD is working in collaboration with the Texas Department of Agriculture.

Curbside lunch meals will be provided for each child in the car. The meals will be packaged together and provided today March 13 as well as Monday-Friday starting March 23 if schools continue to be closed. Children must be present to receive a meal package. Meals are not available for adults.

The healthy meals served will include protein, grains, fruit and vegetables. The option of milk and compostable cutlery will be available.

Curbside meal sites, open from 12 to 1:30 p.m, are listed below. Sites were chosen based on 50 percent or more students receiving meal benefits. Families are advised to stay in their cars and not enter buildings during meal pick up.

  • Dobie Middle School
  • Cook Elementary School
  • Burnet MIddle School
  • LBJ Early College High School
  • Govalle Elementary School
  • T.A. Brown Elementary School
  • Eastside Memorial Early College High School
  • Dawson Elementary School
  • Linder Elementary School
  • Crockett Early College High School
  • Pleasant Hill Elementary School
  • Houston Elementary School
  • Akins Early College High School
  • Perez Elementary School

Daily updates will be posted on the district’s website by 5:00 PM.