Marie Reed Elementary School

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Meals & Menus

As a Title I school, all Marie Reed students will receive a nutritious and delicious breakfast and lunch daily at no cost to their families. Menus are shared with families in our weekly Panther Post and the DCPS website at

ECE and K students eat “family style” meals in their classrooms for breakfast and lunch, while K-5 students go through the lunch line and eat in the cafeteria.

The lunch schedule is as follows:

  • Prek 3: at 11:30-12:00 pm (in classroom)
  • Prek 4: 12:00-12:30 pm (in classroom)
  • Kindergarten: 10:30-11:00 am
  • 1st Grade: 11:00-11:30 am
  • 2nd Grade: 11:30-12:00 pm
  • 3rd Grade: 12:00-12:30 pm
  • 4th Grade: 12:30-1:00 pm
  • 5th Grade: 1:00-1:30 pm

In collaboration with our partners at Sodexo and DCPS Food and Nutrition Services, we are pleased to share photos of some of the meals served at school! Our team remains committed to ensuring high quality food even given the ongoing supply chain issues. We look forward to continuing to partner with our cafeteria team in providing delicious and nutritious options!

Please click here to see the Sodexo updated menu for our students.  (with a new printable monthly view version)

DCPS Food and Nutrition Services Department , or call (202) 299-2159