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Grab and Go Meals

The COVID guidelines below were for the 2020-2021 school year. New guidelines for the 2021-2022 school year are being determined by APS and will be posted as soon they are available.

Summer Schedule

Grab and go meals

Grab and Go Distribution Schedule Update

Albuquerque Public Schools will continue to distribute Meal Packs throughout the summer at these updated times and locations:  

5-day Meal Packs - Tuesdays, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Effective July 6 the following schools will be handing out 5-day meal packs every Tuesday through July from 11-1

  • Alameda
  • Chelwood
  • Denise Chavez
  • ES Jose
  • Harrison
  • James Monroe
  • Mitchell
  • Truman

Daily Meal Packs - Monday thru Friday, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Effective July 6 DAILY meals (breakfast & lunch) will be available for pick up Noon to 1 p.m.

  • Bel-Air
  • Chaparral
  • Del Norte
  • Highland
  • Hodgin
  • La Cueva
  • Lew Wallace
  • Montezuma
  • Painted Sky
  • Petroglyph
  • West Mesa


Guidelines for Families

  1. Pick-up Requirements: Please wear a mask, practice social distancing, and have your car trunk open.
  2. Grab and Go meals are available to anyone 18 years of age and under.
  3. Students do not need to be present, but they are always welcomed.
  4. APS requests that you not bring animals to the Grab and Go sites, including in your cars.

Map of Grab-and-Go Meal Sites

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Free and Reduced Price School Meal Application

Apply for Free and Reduced Price School Meals

How to apply:

  • Online Applications: Easy, step-by-step directions are provided in English and Spanish thru the Titan Menu website
  • Paper Applications: Available between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday at APS Food, and Nutrition Services located at 800 Louisiana Blvd NE.

When to apply:

Applications must be filled out every year. Families are encouraged to complete the application by mid-September. Only one application is needed per family, even if children attend different APS schools.

Contact us:

Call (505) 345-5661, ext. 38206 for more information or assistance.

Monetary Donations

APS Food and Nutrition Services provides complete meals to all students; no child is ever denied regardless of eligibility. We accept monetary donations to help cover the cost for students in need. Call (505) 345-5661, extension 38209, for more information and to make donations.