To ensure that all Monroe County School District students can receive a free lunch and breakfast to-go, the district has expanded the number of locations it is available. In addition to the 11 permanent sites previously reported (see bottom list), it has started delivering the lunches to “mobile” sites at specific times.

“Our school principals were telling us that many families couldn’t come to pick up a meal,” said Superintendent Mark Porter. “And we said, ‘If that’s the case, we’ll take it to them.’”

Now in its second week, the rules guiding the lunch program have relaxed. Students do not need to pick up from “their school” site, but can pick up anywhere in the county. And parents and students need not be together to receive the free food — kids can pick up their own food, and parents can pick up for their child.

“With students now in online learning, it wasn’t always possible for the students to ride along with the parents to pick up lunch,” Porter said.  

Mobile Sites 

Upper Keys
Route 1
11:00 – 11:15 Samson Rd
11:20 – 11:35 Janet/Jenny
11:40 – 11:55 Keys Lake Villas 

Route 2
11:00 – 11:15 Kay Drive
11:20 – 11:35 Newport Village
11:40 – 11:55 Hibiscus Lane 

Route 3
11:00 – 11:15 Bluewater Apartments
11:17 – 11:27 Normandy
11:30 – 11:40 Normandy Gate 2
11:45 – 11:55 Ellis Drive
11:56 – 12:05 Jo Jean Way 

Route 4
11:00 – 11:15 Wet Net Villas
11:20 – 11:35 Island Silver and Spice
11:40 – 11:55 Islamorada Post Office 

Marathon
11:00 – 11:30 Sea Grape/73rd Street
11:00am-11:20am East Wind Apartments
11:30am-11:50am 15th Street Ocean 

Stock Island
11:00 – 11:15 Poinciana Plaza Park
11:20 – 11:35 Fishbusters
11:40 – 11:55 Fire Station 

Key West
Porter Place 11:00am-11:20am
George Allen Apartments 11:30am-11:50am
Corner of Truman/Emma 11:00am-11:45am 

Permanent school lunch locations

Open 11 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday

*Key Largo School
*Coral Shores High School
*Marathon Middle/High School
*Sugarloaf School
*Gerald Adams Elementary
*Horace O’ Bryant School
*Key West High School
*Big Pine Key Baptist Church
*Bernstein Park – Stock Island
*Poinciana School

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