FREE Summer Meals for Wichita Kids May 28-July 26

Free summer meals for all Wichita kids are back again this year! You DO NOT need to be enrolled as a USD 259 student to participate. All private, parochial, and homeschooled kids are eligible. Breakfast and lunch will be offered Monday-Friday at the locations listed below.

Free Summer Meals: May 28 – July 26

All sites will be closed on July 4th and July 5th.  Some sites may be closed on additional dates. 

 Free Meals Info

  • Breakfast and lunch will be available at many different locations across the city of Wichita
  • No application or registration is required
  • Any child in the community can participate; you do not need to be a Wichita Public Schools student
  • Meals must be consumed on-site; Children can take one fruit or grain from their meal off-site to eat later
  • Children must be present; parents and guardians cannot pick up meals on behalf of their kids
  • Yard signs & large yellow signs are used to indicate which door to enter for meal service
  • Menus are subject to change. Menus, ingredients and allergen information is available online at https://www.schoolcafe.com/WICHITAPUBLICSCHOOLS
  • Lunches are boxed lunches, with a hot entree offered on most days.
  • Meals are free for all children ages 1-18.  Adults are welcome to purchase a meal
    • Adult breakfast price: $3.00
    • Adult lunch price: $5.25
    • Please bring exact change; site staff do not carry money

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the summer meal program?  The summer meal program is a USDA funded program and is designed to provide kids and teens ages 1-18 with healthy meals during the summer months when school is out of session. 

Where do I go to get free meals?  Yard signs will be used, at each site, to direct children and parents to the correct door.  Doors will be marked with bright yellow signs. A map of all sites, inlcuding address, dates and times is coming soon.

What are the requirements for my child or teen to receive a meal?  There is no application or registration required to receive a meal. You do not need to provide proof of income, residency or citizenship.  Just show up!

Is there a cost? No.  All summer meals offered through the USDA’s program are free to all children, ages 1-18.  

Do meals have to be eaten onsite?  Yes, due to federal regulations, all meals must be consumed on-site.  Children can take one fruit or grain from their meal off-site to eat later.

Do children need to be present? Yes, due to changes at the federal level, parents and guardians can no longer pick up meals on behalf of their kids and meals must be consumed onsite.  

Can adults eat free summer meals?  Meals are intended for kids and teens.  However, adults are welcome to purchase a meal.  Breakfast is $3.00 and lunch is $5.25.  Please bring exact change as site staff do not carry change. 

What kind of meal is served?  The meals served are healthy and follow USDA nutrition guidelines.  Menus are available at https://www.schoolcafe.com/WICHITAPUBLICSCHOOLS

Who funds free summer meals? Summer meals programs are federally funded by the USDA through the Summer Food Service Program.


Site Name

 

 

Site Address

 

 

Dates Open

 

 

Days Open

 

 

Breakfast Service Times

 

 

Lunch Service Times

 

 

Adams Elementary

 

 

1002 Oliver 

Wichita, 67208

 

 

06/03/2024 – 

06/27/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Thursday

 

 

9:30am – 10:00am

 

 

12:15pm – 12:45pm

 

 

Anderson Elementary

 

 

2945 S. Victoria Ave.

 Wichita, 67216

 

 

06/03/2024 – 

06/27/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Thursday

 

9:30am – 10:00am 12:15pm – 12:45pm
 

Atwater Center

 

 

2755 E. 19th St. 

Wichita, 67214

 

 

06/03/2024 – 

07/26/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Friday

 

 

n/a

 

 

11:25am – 11:55am

 

 

Benton Elementary

 

 

338 S Woodchuck Ln,

 Wichita, 67209

 

 

05/28/2024 – 

07/19/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Friday

 

 

8:00am – 8:30am

 

 

12:00pm – 12:30pm

 

 

BGCSCK Opportunity

 

 

2400 N. Opportunity Drive, 

Wichita, 67219

 

 

06/03/2024 –

07/26/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Friday

 

 

8:00am – 8:30am

 

 

12:30pm – 1:00pm

 

 

Black Elementary

 

 

1045 N. High 

Wichita, 67203

 

 

05/28/2024 – 

07/19/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Friday

 

 

8:45am – 9:15am

 

 

12:00pm – 12:30pm

 

 

Boston Rec Center

 

 

6655 E. Zimmerly St. 

Wichita, 67207

 

 

05/28/2024 –

07/26/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Friday

 

 

n/a

 

 

12:00pm – 12:30pm

 

 

Chisholm Trail Elementary

 

 

6015 Independence St. 

Park City, 67219

 

 

05/28/2024 – 

07/19/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Friday

 

 

9:00am – 9:30am

 

 

12:00pm – 12:30pm

 

 

Christa McAuliffe Academy

 

 

2055 S. 143rd St. E. 

Wichita, 67230

 

 

05/28/2024 – 

07/19/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Friday

 

 

8:30am – 9:00am

 

 

11:30am – 12:00pm

 

 

College Hill Elementary

 

 

211 N. Clifton Ave. 

Wichita, 67208

 

 

05/28/2024 – 

07/19/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Friday

 

 

8:30am – 9:00am

 

 

12:15pm – 12:45pm

 

 

Colvin Elementary

 

 

2820 S Roosevelt St

Wichita, 67210

 

 

05/28/2024 –

07/26/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Friday

 

 

n/a

 

 

12:30pm – 1:00pm

 

 

Dodge Elementary

 

 

4801 W. 2nd St. N. 

Wichita, 67212

 

 

05/28/2024 – 

07/19/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Friday

 

 

9:00am – 9:30am

 

 

12:30pm – 1:00pm

 

 

Earhart Elementary

 

 

4401 N Arkansas Ave

 Wichita, 67204

 

 

05/28/2024 – 

07/19/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Friday

 

 

9:00am – 9:30am

 

 

12:00pm – 12:30pm

 

 

Edgemoor Rec Center

 

 

5815 E. 9th St. N

Wichita, 67208

 

 

05/28/2024 –

07/26/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Friday

 

 

8:45am – 9:15am

 

 

12:45pm – 1:15pm 

 

 

Enders Elementary

 

 

3030 S Osage St 

Wichita, 67217

 

 

05/28/2024 – 

07/19/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Friday

 

 

9:00am – 9:30am

 

 

12:30pm – 1:00pm

 

 

Enterprise Elementary

 

 

3605 S. Gold St. 

Wichita, 67217 

 

 

05/28/2024 – 

07/19/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Friday

 

 

9:00am – 9:30am

 

 

12:30pm – 1:00pm

 

 

Evergreen Rec Center 

 

 

2700 N Woodland

Wichita, 67204

 

 

05/28/2024 –

07/26/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Friday

 

 

n/a

 

 

12:00pm – 12:30pm

 

 

Gammon Elementary

 

 

3240 N Rushwood St

 Wichita, 67226

 

 

05/28/2024 – 

07/19/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Friday

 

 

9:00am – 9:30am

 

 

12:15pm – 12:45pm

 

 

Griffith Elementary

 

 

1802 s. Bluff St. 

Wichita 67218

 

 

05/28/2024 – 

07/19/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Friday

 

 

8:30am – 9:00am

 

 

12:00pm – 12:30pm

 

 

Horace Mann Academy

 

 

1243 N. Market St. 

Wichita, 67214

 

 

05/28/2024 – 

07/19/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Friday

 

 

8:30am – 9:00am

 

 

11:30am – 12:00pm

 

 

Hyde Elementary

 

 

210 N. Oliver Ave 

Wichita, 67208

 

 

05/28/2024 – 

07/19/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Friday

 

 

8:30am – 9:00am

 

 

12:30pm – 1:00pm

 

 

Isely Elementary

 

 

5256 N. Woodlawn Blvd.

 Wichita, 67226

 

 

05/28/2024 – 

07/19/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Friday

 

 

9:00am – 9:30am

 

 

12:30pm – 1:00pm

 

 

Jefferson Elementary

 

 

4615 E Orme St

 Wichita, 67218 

 

 

06/03/2024 –

06/27/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Thursday

 

 

9:30am – 10:00am

 

 

12:00pm -12:30pm

 

 

Kensler Elementary

 

 

1030 N Wilbur Ln 

Wichita, 67212

 

 

05/28/2024 – 

07/19/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Friday

 

 

8:45am – 9:15am

 

 

12:30pm – 1:00pm

 

 

Linwood Rec Center

 

 

1901 S. Kansas, 

Wichita, 67211

 

 

05/28/2024 –

07/26/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Friday

 

 

9:00am – 9:30am

 

 

12:45pm – 1:15pm

 

 

McCollom Elementary

 

 

1201 N. Waddington Ave.

 Wichita, 67212 

 

 

05/28/2024 – 

07/19/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Friday

 

 

8:30am – 9:00am

 

 

12:30pm – 1:00pm

 

 

Orchard Rec Center

 

 

4808 W 9th St N

Wichita, 67212

 

 

05/28/2024 –

07/26/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Friday

 

 

8:30am – 9:00am

 

 

12:45pm – 1:15pm

 

 

Price Harris Elementary

 

 

706 N. Armour St. 

Wichita, 67206

 

 

05/28/2024 – 

07/19/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Friday

 

 

9:00am – 9:30am

 

 

12:30pm – 1:00pm

 

 

Spaght Elementary

 

 

2316 E. 10th St. N. 

Wichita, 67214

 

 

06/03/2024 –

06/27/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Thursday

 

 

9:30am – 10:00am

 

 

12:45pm – 1:15pm

 

 

St. Mark’s United 

Methodist Church

 

 

1525 N Lorraine

Wichita, 67214

 

 

06/03/2024 –

07/26/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Friday

 

 

8:00am – 8:45am

 

 

11:45am – 12:30pm

 

 

The Center

 

 

1914 E 11th 

Wichita 67214

 

 

07/01/2024 –

07/26/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Thursday

 

 

9:00am – 10:00am

 

 

12:00pm – 1:00pm

 

 

Washington Elementary

 

 

424 N. Pennsylvania Ave.

 Wichita, 67214

 

 

06/03/2024 –

06/27/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Thursday

 

 

9:30am – 10:00am

 

 

1:00pm – 1:30pm

 

 

White Elementary

 

 

5148 S. Kansas St. 

Wichita, 67216 

 

 

06/03/2024 –

06/27/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Thursday

 

 

9:30am – 10:00am

 

 

12:45pm – 1:15pm

 

 

Woodland Elementary

 

 

1705 N Salina Ave, 

Wichita, 67203

 

 

06/03/2024 –

07/12/2024

 

 

Monday – 

Thursday

 

 

8:30am – 9:00am

 

 

12:30pm – 1:00pm

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