Child Nutrition Services Department

HISD Now Offering FREE School Lunch to ALL children ages 0-18 years of age in Huntsville!

Free School Lunch for all children ages 0-18 begins November 2, 2020

5th-12th Graders Temporarily Moved to Model C - Flexible Online Learning November 16-19

  • NOTICE Free School Meals for HHS, MPMS & HIS November 17-19: 

    Due to students at HHS, MPMS & HIS temporarily moving to Model C, campus curbside lunch pick up will be available for all 5th through 12th graders from 12 pm-1 pm, only according to the following schedule: 

    • HHS - Tuesday 11/17, Wednesday, 11/18 and Thursday 11/19
    • MPMS - Wednesday 11/18 and Thursday 11/19
    • HIS - Wednesday 11/18 and Thursday 11/19   


    TUESDAY BULK frozen multi-meal pick up will also be available for all HISD online learners and other children in the Huntsville community (ages 0-18) from 1 pm to 2 pm this Tuesday, November 17 at the following campuses, only:

    Scott Johnson Elementary for children ages 0-4th Grade 

    (back horseshoe drive near cafeteria)

    Huntsville Intermediate School for children in 5th-12th Grade 

    (side horseshoe drive near cafeteria)


Effective November 2, 2020 - FREE School Meals now available for ALL Children 0-18 Years Old!

  • NOVEMBER 2, 2020 NOTICE -

    HISD has just received some very exciting news for families!  Effective November 2, 2020, HISD is approved to extend the seamless summer feeding program to offer ALL children FREE school lunch along with the free breakfast and dinner already offered.  FREE lunch is now available to all children ages 0-18 regardless of any eligibility, economic status or enrollment for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year.  HISD is proud to make this available to children in the Huntsville community who are not currently enrolled in HISD.  

    Starting Monday, November 2, all children ages 0-18 in Huntsville ISD can receive a daily school lunch FREE of charge (excluding any additional meal purchases or a' la carte items).  Students enrolled in HISD who attend school in-person on Model A will receive their free meals at school according to the regular campus meal schedule.  Students who attend HISD online along with children not currently enrolled in HISD, will be able to pick up a their free school meals in bulk once per week at two designated HISD campuses.  Regular daily curbside lunch service is discontinued and replaced with the multi-meal pack bulk distribution on Tuesdays, only, from 1 pm to 2 pm at the following campuses: 

    Elementary: For ages 0 through 4th grade - 
    Scott Johnson Elementary, 603 Hwy 190 East - (rear of campus in back horseshoe drive near cafeteria)

    Secondary: For all 5th grade through 12th grade -
    Huntsville Intermediate School, 431 Hwy 190 East - (east side of campus in horseshoe drive near cafeteria)

    Bulk meal distribution will start on Tuesday, November 3 from 1 pm to 2 pm, only.  Each Tuesday multi-meal bulk pack will include 5 days of school appropriate frozen meals per child.  Children do not need to be present to receive a bulk pack; however, the parent/guardian will be required to present proof for each child such as a birth certificate, most recent report card, or other official form of identification.  Please remain in your vehicle during Tuesday curbside service and an HISD Child Nutrition Service employee will serve you.  

    Note: Parents/guardians of students who have incurred meal charges this school year are still responsible for paying those balances.
      Please contact your campus cafeteria as soon as possible to make payment arrangements.  

    If you have any questions, please contact the HISD Child Nutrition Services Department at 936-435-6920.


Safety Protocols & Meal Service for 2020-2021 in response to COVID-19

From Our Hornet Return to School Plan - Fall 2020

This is a page from the Hornet Return to School Plan for child nutrition.

In Class Meal Service for Elementary Students for 2020-2021

Campus Curbside Lunches for Students Enrolled in Online Model B & C

  • Students enrolled in Model B or Model C Online Learing who need school Lunch can come to their campus curbside to pick up a meal.  Curbside service will be offered at each campus from 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM during school operating days, only. Curbside Lunch Meals will follow the Free, Reduced and Paid statuses of students.  If your child is not eligible to receive Free or Reduced meal pricing, payment will be required curbide.  If you want to be considered for the Free or Reduced Meal program you must apply each school year.  To apply see the Application information in section below.       
    NOTE:  Each campus will only be able to provide a Lunch meal to students who are actually enrolled at that particular campus.  If you have multiple children in the district, meals will have to be picked up from each child's campus. 
    Example: If parent has 2 students who need meals but 1 student attends Stewart Elementary and the other attends Mance Park Middle School.  The Stewart student can only receive their meal from Stewart curbside and the Mance Park student can only receive their meal from Mance Park curbside. 

Contact Us

2020-2021 Child Nutrition Services Information

  • **Breakfast and Dinner is provided FREE to ALL students at ALL campuses.​
    Free/Reduced Pricing Information for Lunch

    Lunch is available for free or at a reduced price for all students who qualify.  Eligibility Applications must be submitted each school year regardless of qualification in prior years.  The application form with instructions can be found in the links below (English & Spanish).  The eligibility status for the 2019-2020 school year will expire on September 30, 2020, so please turn in the new application for the new 2020-2021 school year to the Child Nutrition Services Department as soon as possible.  You can submit your form online this year or by paper to the campus or Child Nutrition Service Department.   


NEW - Apply Online for 2020-2021 School Year

2020-2021 Meal Pricing

  • Huntsville ISD Child Nutrition Meal Pricing for the 2020-2021 School will be as follows:

    Reduced Price: $0.40;

    Paid Price: $2.35---Pre-K (Gibbs); Elementary (Huntsville, Sam Houston, Scott Johnson,
    Estelle Stewart); and

    Paid Price: $2.75---Secondary (Huntsville High, Mance Park, Huntsville Intermediate)

Meal Charging Information

  • Meal Charging

  • Local Meal Charging Policy & Procedures

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