Free Student Meals

    On the days that summer school is in session, free breakfast will be provided for any child 18 years old or younger, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Kids do not have to be enrolled in summer school or be current Leyden students. Anyone 18 years old and younger is welcome to enjoy a free breakfast as part of our community program.

    Summer school runs June 6 - July 14, generally Monday through Thursday at East Leyden. (Entrance 18)

    Detailed schedule: 

    Monday, June 6 – Thursday, June 9
    Monday, June 13 – Thursday, June 16
    Closed Monday, June 20
    Tuesday, June 21 –to Friday, June 24
    Monday, June 27 – Thursday, June 30
    Closed Monday, July 4
    Tuesday, July 5 – Friday, July 8
    Monday, July 11 – Thursday, July 14

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  • School year 2021-2022 

    All students will receive free breakfast and lunch while at school during the 2021-22 school year. This is an extension of a Federal government waiver allowing all schools that participate in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program to provide meals free of charge.

    Please direct questions to Beth at (847) 451-3083 or


    Non-Discrimination Statement

    In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

    Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

    To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

    1. Mail:U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
    2. Fax:(202) 690-7442; or Email:

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


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