School Meals Program

School Meals Program

AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School will participate in the Child Nutrition Program (CNP), specifically the National School Lunch Program, Seamless School Option, School Breakfast Program, and the After-School Snack Program. Please complete the National School Lunch Program application to see if you qualify for Free and Reduced meals

Every Monday during virtual learning, families that elect to participate in the lunch program will receive a week’s worth of meals delivered to their residence (or alternate location specified by the parent). To register for meal delivery, please complete School Meals Registration and Consent Form. All meals served during distance learning will be free to all students under the SSO program until the end of the school year.

Pricing Schools:

  • Lincoln Park Campus
  • Columbia Heights Campus
  • Southwest Campus


  • Breakfast – Free to all students
  • After-School Snack – Free to all students enrolled in the After-School Program
  • Lunch – $2.90/day = $73.00 (billed monthly) **Under NSLP – in-person learning *all students will receive free lunch under SSO

Non-Pricing Schools

  • Oklahoma Avenue Campus
  • Douglas Knoll Campus
  • Parklands Campus


  • Breakfast – Free to all students
  • After-School Snack – Free to all students enrolled in the After-School Program
  • Lunch – Free to all students

Contact Devon Tucker, Operation & Compliance Specialist, if you have any questions:
Phone: 202-526-1503

USDA 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: How to File a Complaint, 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

(3) email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

District of Columbia Human Rights Act

Also, the District of Columbia Human Rights Act, approved December 13, 1977 (DC law 2-38; DC official code §2-1402.11(2006), as amended) states the following:

It shall be an unlawful discriminatory practice to do any of the following acts, wholly or partially for a discriminatory reason based upon the actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, genetic information, disability, matriculation, or political affiliation of any individual. To file a complaint alleging discrimination on one of these bases, please contact the District of Columbia’s Office of Human Rights at (202) 727-4559 or

For Residential Child Care Institutions only: Residential child care institutions which are not licensed to accept individuals with certain kinds of disabilities and therefore, feel they are unable to make this statement, may add the following phrase as clarification: This institution is primarily a special agency for (state the services that you provide) and geared only to take care of those types of conditions. Individuals with other disabilities will be referred to another institution with appropriate services.