City, School District, and Charters Announce Changes in Free Student Meal Distribution Sites

PHILADELPHIA – In light of the City and State emergency closures, the City, School District of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Housing Authority and several charter schools have created a new list of schools and community sites that are distribution points for student meals. These additions also come with changes to the days in which meals will be available for distribution. 

School meal sites and schedules will change beginning Monday, March 23. In addition, Parks & Recreation sites are no longer distributing student meals beginning March 23.

All meal sites will continue to be open from 9 a.m. until noon, but the locations and frequency of distribution are changed. Revisions to the meals distribution program include:

  • School District sites (49 total) will be open Mondays and Thursdays only. Families can pick up three grab-and-go bags per student/child on these days. 
    • School District sites will continue to make available the K-12 Learning Guides, optional resources to help reduce learning regression while students are out of school due to efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 throughout the Philadelphia region. 
  • Charter school sites (25 total) are also open from 9 a.m. until noon. Families are encouraged to check the charter schools websites for days of meal distribution.
  • Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) community centers (6 total) are also open from 9 a.m. until noon. Families are encouraged to visit http://www.pha.phila.gov/ for days of meal distribution.

The following 80 schools and Philadelphia Housing Authority locations are distributing meals, beginning March 23, 2020:

District schools open Mondays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. – noon.

Families will receive six meals per student—3 breakfasts and 3 lunches

SchoolAddress (Zip)
Baldi Middle School8801 Verree Rd (19115)
Barry, John Elementary School5900 Race St (19139)
Barton School4600 Rosehill St (19120)
Bartram, John High School2401 S 67th St (19142)
Bethune, Mary McLeod School3301 Old York Rd (19140)
CAPA (Philadelphia H.S. for Creative and Performing Arts)901 S Broad St (19147)
Clemente, Roberto Middle School122 W Erie Ave (19140)
Comegys, Benjamin B. School5100 Greenway Ave (19143)
Conwell, Russell Middle School1849 E Clearfield St (19134)
Cooke, Jay Elementary School1300 W Louden St (19141)
Cramp, William School3449 N Mascher St (19140)
De Burgos, J. Elementary School401 W Lehigh Ave (19133)
Decatur, Stephen School3500 Academy Rd (19154)
Duckrey, Tanner School1501 W Diamond St (19121)
Edison, Thomas A. High School151 W Luzerne St (19140)
Fels, Samuel High School5500 Langdon St (19124)
Finletter, Thomas K. School6100 N Front St (19120)
Fitzpatrick, A. L. School11061 Knights Rd (19154)
Frankford High School5000 Oxford Ave (19124)
Franklin Learning Center616 N 15th St (19130)
Franklin, Benjamin School5737 Rising Sun Ave (19120)
Furness, Horace High School1900 S 3rd St (19148)
Hackett, Horatio B. School2161 E York St (19125)
Harding, Warren G. Middle School2000 Wakeling St (19124)
Hunter, William H. School2400 N Front St (19133)
Juniata Park Academy801 E Hunting Park Ave (19124)
Kelly, John B. School5116 Pulaski Ave (19144)
Kensington CAPA1901 N Front St (19122)
King, Martin Luther High School6100 Stenton Ave (19138)
Lawton, Henry W. School6101 Jackson St (19135)
Lincoln, Abraham High School3201 Ryan Ave (19136)
Loesche, William H. School595 Tomlinson Rd (19116)
Marshall, Thurgood School5120 N 6th St (19120)
Mayfair School3001 Princeton Ave (19149)
Muñoz Marín, Hon Luis School3300 N 3rd St (19140)
Northeast High School1601 Cottman Ave (19111)
One Bright Ray Mansion3133 Ridge Ave (19132)
Overbrook Educational Center6722 Lansdowne Ave (19151)
Philadelphia Learning Academy‐South4300 Westminster Ave (19104)
Rhodes Elementary School2900 W Clearfield St (19132)
Roosevelt Elementary School430 E Washington Ln (19144)
Roxborough High School6498 Ridge Ave (19128)
Sayre, William L. High School5800 Walnut St (19139)
South Philadelphia High School2101 S Broad St (19148)
Wagner, Gen. Louis Middle School1701 Chelten Ave (19126)
Washington, Grover Jr. Middle School201 E Olney Ave (19120)
Webster, John H. School3400 Frankford Ave (19134)
West Philadelphia High School4901 Chestnut St (19139)
Ziegler, William H. School5935 Saul St (19149)

 Charter school locations open on varying days from 9 a.m. to noon. (contact schools or visit their websites for exact days): 


Charter School
Address (Zip)
Aspira Charter – Stetson3200 B St (19134)
Aspira Olney Charter High100 W Duncannon Ave (19120)
Lindley Academy Charter – Birney900 Lindley Ave (19141)
Mariana Bracetti Academy1840 Torresdale Ave (19124)
Mastery Charter – Cleveland3701 N 19th St (19140)
Mastery Charter – Clymer1201 W Rush St (19133)
Mastery Charter – Gratz High1798 W Hunting Park Ave (19140)
Mastery Charter – Hardy Williams5400 Warrington Ave (19143)
Mastery Charter – Harrity5601 Christian St (19143)
Mastery Charter ‐ Lenfest Campus35 S 4th St (19106)
Mastery Charter – Mann5376 W Berks St (19131)
Mastery Charter – Pastorius5650 Sprague St (19138)
Mastery Charter – Pickett5700 Wayne Ave (19144)
Mastery Charter ‐ Shoemaker5301 Media St (19131)
Mastery Charter – Smedley1790 Bridge St (19124)
Mastery Charter ‐ Thomas Campus927 Johnston St (19148)
Mastery Charter – Wister67 E Bringhurst St (19144)
Mastery Prep Elementary Charter1801 W Pike St (19140)
Philadelphia Montessori Charter2227 Island Ave (19142)
Richard Allen Prep2601 S 58th St (19143)
Universal Audenried Charter3301 Tasker St (19145)
Universal Charter – Bluford5720 Media St (19131)
Universal Charter – Daroff5630 Vine St (19139)
Universal Creighton Charter5401 Tabor Ave (19120)
Universal Vare Charter2100 S 24th St (19145)

 The Philadelphia Housing Authority has six community centers open for “grab-and-go” meals for breakfast and lunch from Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon beginning on March 23.

PHA Community CenterAddress (Zip)
Abbottsford Homes3226 McMichael Street (19129)
Bartram Village5404 Gibson Drive (19143)
John F Street Center1100 Poplar Street (19123)
Raymond Rosen Homes2301 W. Edgley Street (19121)
Westpark Apartments300 N. Busti Street (19104)
Wilson Park2500 Jackson Street (19145)

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