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Free Meals - Distribution Information

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All students will have access to FREE meals

USDA passed an extended waiver for free meals for all students through the end of the 2020-2021 school year. 

** UPDATED MEAL DISTRIBUTION SITES! - FREE breakfast, lunch and dinner are available for pick-up meal service for district students and non-district children ages 1-18 at multiple school walk-up sites on Tuesdays and Thursdays, January 11-22, 2021

Drive-Up Locations:

1:00 - 3:00 pm:

  • Legacy High School, 2701 W 136th Avenue, Broomfield, CO
  • Thornton High School, 9351 N Washington Street, Thornton, CO

3:00 - 5:00 pm:

  • Northglenn High School, 601 W 100th Place, Northglenn, CO
  • Horizon High School, 5321 E  136th Avenue, Thornton, CO

Walk-up Sites:

1:45 -2:05 pm

  • Arapahoe Ridge Elementary, 13095 Pecos Street Westminster, CO 80234
  • Cherry Drive Elementary, 11500 Cherry Drive, Thornton, CO 80233
  • Coronado Hills Elementary, 8300 Downing Drive, Denver, CO 80229
  • Cotton Creek Elementary, 11100 Vrain Street, Westminster, CO 80031
  • Coyote Ridge Elemetary, 13770 Broadlands Drive, Broomfield, CO 80023
  • Eagleview Elementary, 4601 Summit Grove Parkway, Thornton, CO 80241
  • Federal heights Elementary, 2500 W. 96th Avenue, Federal Heights, CO 80260
  • Glacier Peak Elementary, 12060 Jasmine Street, Brighton,CO 80602
  • Hillcrest Elementary, 10335 Croke Drive, Northglenn, CO 80260
  • Leroy Elementary, 1451 Leroy Drive, Northglenn, CO 80233
  • Malley Drive Elementary, 1300 Malley Drive, Northglenn, CO 80233
  • McElwain Elementary, 1020 Dawson Drive, Denver, CO 80229
  • Meridian Elementary, 14256 McKay Park Circle, Broomfield, CO 80023
  • Mountain View Elementary, 12401 Perry Street, Broomfield, CO 80020
  • Prairie Hills Elementary, 13801 Garfield Place, Thornton, CO 80602
  • Riverdale Elementary, 10724 Elm Drive, Thornton, CO 80233
  • Rocky Mountain Elementary, 3350 W 99th Avenue, Westminster, CO 80031
  • Silver Creek Elementary, 15101 Fillmore Street, Thornton, CO 80602
  • Stukey Elementary, 11080 Grant Drive, Northglenn, CO 80233
  • Westview Elementary, 1300 Roseanna Drive, Northglenn, CO 80234
  • Woodglenn Elementary, 11717 Madison Street, Thornton, CO 80233
  • Hulstrom K-8, 11551 Wyco Drive, Northglenn, CO 80233
  • STEM LAB, 11700 Irma Drive, Northglenn, CO 80233
  • Thunder Vista P-8, 3461 Preble Creek Parkway, Broomfield, CO 80023
  • Thornton Middle School, 9451 Hoffman Way, Thornton, CO 80229
  • Northglenn Middle School, 1123 Muriel Drive, Northglenn, CO 80233

Children do not need to be present when picking up meals. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Starting On Monday, January 25, 2021:

Middle and High School:  Students learning in-person will still have access to FREE breakfast and FREE lunch while in school. They will have access to grab a bag on Tuesday or Friday, depending on their hybrid schedule. The bags will provide them with meals for their hybrid learning days as well as the weekend days. 


Remote Students or any other youth ages 1-18: Drive-thru meal distribution at the 4 high school locations will be moving to Wednesdays. Meals are available for any youth ages 1-18. Children do not have to be enrolled in Adams 12 to receive meals. Parents may pick up for students and no identification is needed.   

  • Locations:
    • THS/LHS: Wednesday's from 1:30 - 3:00pm 
    • NGHS/HOH: Wednesday's from 3:30 - 5:00pm 
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner meals will be distributed.
    • Remote students and community youth can pick up all 3 meals together. 
    • In-Person Students will receive Breakfast and Lunch at their school daily. They can drive-thru the high school sites on Wednesday's to obtain dinner meals. 

Please see flyer below for more information :)

Document(s)SizeUpload Date
PDF icon 2020_Onward_NutritionMeals_Nov30 -1.pdf276.5 KB12/07/2020
PDF icon 2021_Nutrition_RemoteMeals_Jan25.pdf359.7 KB01/14/2021