Gilbert-area school districts will continue to offer free meal services

The three school districts that serve Gilbert all have free meal services for children during the COVID-19 pandemic. The services are available to any child ages 18 and under, and the child must be present when the meal is received. The meals are to be picked-up and consumed off-site.

Here are the sites in the town of Gilbert’s boundaries and service times:


Gilbert Public Schools

  • Gilbert Classical Academy, 1016 N. Burk St., pick-up time from 8-10:30 a.m. Monday-Friday;

  • Greenfield Junior High School, 101 S. Greenfield Road, pick-up time from 8-10:30 a.m. Monday-Friday;

  • Mesquite Junior High School, 130 W. Mesquite St., pick-up time from 8-10:30 a.m. Monday-Friday;

  • South Valley Junior High School, 2034 S. Lindsay Road, pick-up time from 8-10:30 a.m. Monday-Friday.


Higley USD


  • Centennial Elementary School, 3507 S. Ranch House Parkway, pick-up time from 3-6 p.m. Monday-Friday;

  • Chaparral Elementary School, 3380 E. Frye Road, pick-up time from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday;

  • Higley High School, 4068 E. Pecos Road, pick-up time from 1-3 p.m. Monday-Friday;

  • Higley Traditional Academy, 3391 E. Vest Ave., pick-up time from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday;

  • Power Ranch Elementary School, pick-up time from 4351 S. Ranch House Parkway, 3-6 p.m. Monday-Friday;

  • Williams Field High School, 2076 S. Higley Road, pick-up time from 3-6 p.m. Monday-Friday.


Chandler USD


  • Perry High School, 1919 E. Queen Creek Road, northwest entrance, pick-up time from 9:30-a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday.

By Tom Blodgett

Editor, Gilbert

Raised in Arizona, Tom Blodgett has spent more than 30 years in journalism in Arizona and joined Community Impact Newspaper in July 2018 to launch the Gilbert edition. He is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he served as an instructional professional in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication from 2005-19 and remains editorial adviser to The State Press, the university's independent student media outlet.