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Lunch on Us

Lunch on Us

Charles County Public Schools
Lunch on Us

June 27 - August 11, 2022

Closed July 4 due to holiday and July 19 due to election polling sites

Charles County Public Schools, in partnership with No Kid Hungry, is offering a free summer lunch program. Lunch on Us is a free lunch program for children and youth ages 2-18 who live in Charles County, and is not limited to CCPS students.

Grab a lunch

Lunches are served Monday through Thursday at the listed times and locations.
Lunches must be eaten on site.

Hot Lunches will be served at the following school locations from 12:00pm to 1:00pm:

Dr. Samuel A. Mudd Elementary: 820 Stone Ave; Waldorf, MD 20602
Dr. Thomas L. Higdon Elementary: 12872 Rock Point Road; Newburg, MD 20664
Indian Head Elementary: 4200 Indian Head Hwy; Indian Head, MD 20640
John Hanson Middle: 3165 John Hanson Drive; Waldorf, MD 20601
Mattawoman Middle: 10145 Berry Road; Waldorf, MD 20603
Milton M. Somers Middle: 300 Willow Land; La Plata, MD 20646
Mt. Hope/Nanjemoy Elementary: 9275 Ironsides Road; Nanjemoy, MD 20662
St. Charles High: 5305 Piney Church Road; Waldorf, MD 20602
Westlake High: 3300 Middletown Road; Waldorf, MD 20603


Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) will continue to implement its visitor check-in procedures throughout the summer. Visitors to the Lunch on Us program, Summer School, Summer Boost and vaccination clinics held at schools must check in via the visitor management system — ScholarChip — set up at each school. To check in, visitors must scan their driver’s license, and remain in designated areas as determined by the school.



Chicken patty on a whole wheat roll

Oven Fries

Assorted fruits and vegetables

Juice and milk


5 inch round pizza

Green beans

Assorted fruits and vegetables

Juice and milk


Cheeseburger on a whole wheat roll

Oven fries

Assorted fruits and vegetables

Juice and milk


Corn dog nuggets

Steamed broccoli

Assorted fruits and vegetables

Juice and milk

USDA guidelines for participation in the program

Please be aware of the following guidelines that are set by the USDA and must be adhered to, in order to preserve our program.

  • All meals must be eaten on site. No food may be removed from the cafeteria, with the exception of, ONE piece of whole fruit.
  • Sharing of meals is prohibited.
  • Sites are closed strictly according to closing times posted above. We encourage you to arrive 15 minutes before meals are finished to ensure enough time to eat.
  • All meals must be finished and cafeterias must be vacated 15 minutes after meal service is completed.
  • For a meal to be provided it must meet the USDA requirements for a complete meal.
    • It MUST contain at least 3 DIFFERENT components, and MAY contain up to 5 components. Below is a list of what our selections provide.
      • All entrees – 1 GRAIN and 1 MEAT/ MEAT ALTERNATE component
      • All fruits and juices – 1 FRUIT component each
      • Hot and Cold Vegetables – 1 VEGETABLE component each
      • Milk – 1 MILK component

**You are not required to take a milk, but you must choose a fruit or vegetable with your meal.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Lunch On Us program, you may contact Bethany Goodwin in Student Services at 301-934-7210 or call Food and Nutrition Services at 301-932-6610.

MSDE and USDA are equal opportunity providers

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About USDA

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: 0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted 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; or
  2. fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.