Free weekend meals extended to Round Rock ISD students for remainder of school year

Families interested in receiving weekend meals are asked to request a weekend meal kit from food service staff during the curbside pickup process. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Families interested in receiving weekend meals are asked to request a weekend meal kit from food service staff during the curbside pickup process. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Families interested in receiving weekend meals are asked to request a weekend meal kit from food service staff during the curbside pickup process. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

All Round Rock ISD students now qualify for optional weekend meals for the duration of the 2020-21 academic year, RRISD announced in a January news release.

Weekend meals will be available for pickup on Fridays during traditional curbside pickup hours, from 7-8:30 a.m. Families interested in receiving weekend meals are asked to request a weekend meal kit from the food service staff during the curbside pickup process.


The following RRISD locations offer curbside meal distribution services.

  • Round Rock High School: 201 Deep Wood Drive, Round Rock

  • Cedar Ridge High School: 2801 Gattis School Road, Round Rock

  • Stony Point High School: 1801 Tiger Trail, Round Rock

  • Westwood High School: 12300 Mellow Meadow Drive, Austin

  • McNeil High School: 5720 McNeil Drive, Austin

  • Deerpark Middle School: 8849 Anderson Mill Road, Austin

  • C.D. Fulkes Middle School: 300 W. Anderson Ave., Round Rock

  • Hopewell Middle School: 1535 Gulf Way, Round Rock


Meal distribution sites are not operated during school breaks or holidays, per RRISD's academic calendar. Children do not have to be present during meal distributions; instead, parents are required to provide proof for each child, such as an official district letter or email confirming a child's enrollment, student report cards, a birth certificate or student ID cards.

For more information on RRISD's curbside meal distributions, click here. Additional information on RRISD's coronavirus resources is available here.
By Kelsey Thompson
Kelsey Thompson is the reporter for Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto, where her work focuses on education, city government and community development. Originally from Upstate New York, Kelsey relocated to Austin after graduating from Syracuse University in May 2019.


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