Kingsport City Schools Announces 2021 Summer Meals for Kids Program

KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Kingsport City Schools School Nutrition Services department has again partnered with the Tennessee Department of School Nutrition Services to provide the Summer Meals for Kids program located at Sevier Middle School, Jefferson Elementary School, and Washington Elementary School. There will also be twenty-two additional satellite locations throughout Kingsport where meals will be available.  

No-cost meals will be served Monday – Thursday to all children 18 years of age or younger from May 31 – July 16, 2021 (excluding May 31 and July 5; double-meals provided on Thursdays). "Grab and Go" meals will be provided from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Sevier Middle, Jefferson Elementary, and Washington Elementary. No meals will be served on Fridays or weekends.
Additional site locations for meal availability include:
  • 10-10:30 a.m.:  Roosevelt Elementary, Kennedy Elementary, Dobyns-Bennett High School, Robinson Middle School, Adams Elementary
  • 10:45-11:15 a.m.:  Jackson Elementary, Lynn View Parks & Rec, Girls, Inc., Johnson Elementary, YMCA/Aquatic Center, Kendricks Creek UMC
  • 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.:  Lincoln Elementary, VO Dobbins/Riverview, Colonial Heights UMC
  • 12:15-12:30 p.m.:  Dogwood Terrace Apts., Borden Park
  • 12:15-12:40 p.m.:  Kingsport West Apts., Holly Hills Apts.
  • 12:45-1:15 p.m.:  Reedy Pointe, Miller Village Apts.
  • 12:50-1:15 p.m.:  Allendale Falls Apts., Stonecrest Apts.
There are no income requirements to participate in this summer meals program.  A program flyer will be sent home with students and can be found on

For more information on the Summer Meals for Kids program, contact Andria Ball, school nutrition services office assistant at (423) 378.2113.

The 2020 Seamless Summer Food Service program is administered by the Tennessee Department of School Nutrition Services under an agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Meals will be provided to all children without charge.

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Kingsport City Schools (KCS) is a public school district located in Kingsport, Tenn., serving students in Sullivan and Hawkins county. The district is comprised of 13 schools, including a Pre-K, eight elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school, a high school program of choice, and an alternative learning program; with total enrollment over 7,600 students. The vision of Kingsport City Schools is to Inspire. Cultivate. Impact.

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