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Free Meals for All Students Begins Monday, Sept. 14

Sept. 11, 2020

Lindbergh Schools will provide breakfast and lunch free of charge to all students through the end of December 2020. This meal service is being made possible by a waiver from the US Department of Agriculture, which also extends free meal service to all children age 18 and younger who live in Lindbergh Schools district boundaries.

In-Person Student Meals Begin Sept. 15

Beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 15, breakfast and lunch will be provided free of charge to all students who attend a Lindbergh school in person. No signup is required. Families who do not wish to participate in the free meal program should notify their student’s teacher directly.

Weekly Signup Required for Virtual Learners

In addition, Lindbergh will provide curbside to-go meals (breakfast and lunch) to any child age 18 and younger who lives in Lindbergh school district boundaries, beginning Monday, Sept. 14.

This includes, but is not limited to, Lindbergh students who participate in virtual learning (ARC, Phase 3 and Phase 2).

Children are not required to be enrolled in Lindbergh Schools in order to participate.

  • Please complete a separate form for each student. This allows our staff to prepare the appropriate number of meals.
  • Each student will receive a breakfast and lunch meal for the current day.

Meal pickup times are 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Monday-Friday. Meal pickup times are 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Monday-Friday. A phone number will be provided at each curbside location. Please call the phone number when you arrive and a food service worker will deliver meals to your car.

Two pickup location(s) are available:

  • Crestwood Elementary School, 1020 S. Sappington Rd., St. Louis, MO 63126
  • Dressel Elementary School, 10911 Tesson Ferry Rd., St. Louis, MO 63123


Families may view menus by clicking the link below.

Additional Information

All meals are prepared and served in a contact-free setting by Southwest Food Excellence, Lindbergh’s food service provider.

Children do not need to be enrolled in Lindbergh Schools in order to participate, but they must live within the school district boundaries.

The USDA National School Lunch Program has reinstated the flexible meal program being offered in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and will reimburse Lindbergh Schools for all meals served.