USDA/TDA announced flexibilities that allow us to feed children in our community at no charge. Children do not have to be enrolled in Alief schools to participate.

Updated Curbside Meals Pick-Up Locations

Curbside Meal Service Details

  • Distribution of curbside meals will resume on Monday, April 5th, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at all Elementary Schools (except Chambers, Collins, Cummings, Horn and Landis), Elsik High School and Taylor High School. 

    Curbside meals are available for students learning virtually and for community children ages 18 years and younger and any person who continues to be enrolled in school (through age 21) and is identified as mentally or physically disabled through a special education program or the 29 U.S.C § 70, Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

     

    • WHO: 
      • Students participating in virtual learning
      • Children ages 18 years and younger  
      • Any person who continues to be enrolled in school and is identified as mentally or physically disabled through a special education program or the 29 U.S.C § 70, Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973. If this is the case, the person is eligible through age 21.
    • WHEN:  Monday-Friday (no service when school is not in session)
    • TIME: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. 
    • WHAT: Meal pick-up intended for consumption at breakfast and lunch the following day
    • WHERE:  Elsik High School, Taylor High School, and the following Alief ISD elementary schools (beginning February 1, 2021):
      • Alexander Elementary School
      • Best Elementary School
      • Boone Elementary School
      • Bush Elementary School
      • Chancellor Elementary School
      • Hearne Elementary School
      • Heflin Elementary School
      • Hicks Elementary School
      • Holmquist Elementary School
      • Kennedy Elementary School
      • Liestman Elementary School
      • Mahanay Elementary School
      • Martin Elementary School
      • Outley Elementary School
      • Petrosky Elementary School
      • Rees Elementary School
      • Smith Elementary School
      • Sneed Elementary School
      • Youens Elementary School
    • If children are NOT present, parent or guardian must present one of the following
      • Student report card
      • Attendance record from Home Access Center parent account
      • Birth certificate 
      • Official letter/email from facility or school listing children enrolled
      • Official ID (issued by a school or daycare)
    • If the child is present, no additional identification is needed

    For safety purposes, please wear a mask, maintain 6 feet of social distancing and stay in your car (if driving through).  

Meal Prices

  • Currently, breakfast & lunch meals free of charge. 

     

How to Qualify for Free or Reduced Priced Meals

    • Meal Applications -
      • Apply online at www.schoolcafe.com
      • Complete a paper application – Available at campuses, curbside feeding sites & the Federal Meals Office located at 12400 High Star, Building T-248, Houston, TX 77072.  
    • Once the application has been processed, notifications letters will be sent via email or physical address on file.
    • If students are directly certified (DC) for free or reduced meals, a letter will be sent to homes to inform parent/guardian of child’s meal status and state no meal application is needed.   

Special Dietary Accommodations

  • For more information on how to request a special dietary accommodation during curbside meal service, please visit www.aliefisd.net/nutrition or call (281) 498-8110 ext. 29040 or ext. 29043.

Curbside Pick-Up FAQs

  • Who is eligible for curbside meals?

  • What if my child has a special dietary need?

  • Can I pick up the meals for my child?

  • How long will Alief ISD offer curbside pick-up?

  • What is Alief ISD doing to ensure the health and safety of students, parents and staff during curbside pick-up?

  • How much are the meals?

  • How will changes be communicated to parents?

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

  • In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. 

    Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

    To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: https://www.usda.gov/oascr/how-to-file-a-program-discrimination-complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.  Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

    (1)    mail:        U.S. Department of Agriculture

                            Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

                            1400 Independence Avenue, SW

                            Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

     (2)    fax:          (202) 690-7442; or

    (3)    email:      program.intake@usda.gov.

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.