Free meals for students for the entire school year

Free Meals for the Entire School Year for Students

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has extended flexibilities in the Child Nutrition Programs to allow FREE meals to continue to all children throughout the entire 2020-21 school year. This means that Putnam County Schools will be able to offer FREE meals to all students while they are learning at school or even if they are learning from home. School meals will be able to be served at no cost in all areas of the county this school year.

How do students obtain these free meals if schooling is virtual?

  • Hot meals will continue to be available daily through curbside pickup, parents can pick up a lunch meal along with the next day’s breakfast meal. Parents must call the school by 9:00am and let them know how many lunches they need to pick up. Daily meal pick-up times are from 11:00am to 12:30pm. The curbside  pick-up location for West Teays Elementary is at the front of the school. Someone will come out to your car with your meal. 
  • If parents experience transportation issues, they can contact West Teays Elementary and request a delivered meal. These will be delivered via bus drivers to your child's regular bus stop.
  • Additional meal services provided to PCS students are 5-day meal boxes that are available each week for students that have signed up for Virtual learning during the 2020-21 school year. Please contact West Teays Elementary to pre-order these meal boxes each week if desired.

Call (304) 757-6711