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 Rockaway Park High School  


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Information regarding COVID Testing for Staff and Students.  The COVID Consent for Testing form can be found here.



Free Meals For All New Yorkers

New York City is committed to making free meals available daily for all New Yorkers. Students and families can go to nearby school buildings for takeout meals. Additionally, any New Yorker can receive free meals available at locations across the city. Use the search link below to find a location online or Text “NYC FOOD” or “NYC COMIDA” to 877-877 (text messaging and data rates may apply). 

  • All families and students can continue to go to any school(Open external link) building between 9:00 am and noon on the weekdays to pick up free grab-and-go meals.
    • No identification or registration is necessary.
    • Halal and kosher meals are available at selected sites, listed below.
    • Vegetarian meals are available at all locations.
  • Members of the community can pick up meals from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday at locations across the city(Open external link). Please view the DOE calendar for more information
    • Meals are not available to the general public at any other time
    • No registration or ID required
    • Multiple meals can be picked up at once
    • Vegetarian meals are available at all locations.
Take-home and cook options will be available at the community hubs. Check your local DOE food distribution center for more information. These meals are perfect for cooking at home with families. The choice of items may vary according to location and availability.

The following items may be available at your nearest location: Baked Ravioli, Beef Burgers, Burrito (Southwest), Buttermilk Biscuits, Buttermilk Pancakes, Chicken (Oven-Roasted & Sliders), Fish Patty, French Fries, Garlic Toast, Grilled Cheese, Jamaican Beef Patty, Mac & Cheese, Mozzarella Sticks, Omelet, Pizza, Stuffed Shells, Turkey (Oven-Roasted and Breakfast Sausage Patty) and Waffles.

Find a Community Meal Site


Holiday Meal Service

Select locations will be open during Spring Recess on Monday, March 29, 2021 - Friday, April 02, 2021 from 12pm-3pm.

Kosher, Halal and Vegetarian Meals 

  • Kosher certified meals are available at select sites. These sites are listed below and can also be found in the Community Meals look up tool. 
  • Community Meals sites across the city in areas with large Muslim populations offer expanded Halal meal service. Besides these sites, all community meals sites will continue to offer vegetarian and halal certified options.
  • Dates, locations, and menus are subject to change.
  • Sites may be temporarily closed due to staffing issues. Signs will be posted at any closed location directing the public to the nearest open site.
  • Vegetarian meals are available at all locations.

Kosher Meals

Kosher certified meals are available at select sites. These sites are listed below and can also be found in the Community Meals look up tool.

Kosher meals follow the USDA meal nutrition guidelines and are produced in partnership with a certified kosher distributor. Our kosher meal sites are housed in DOE school buildings and staffed by DOE food service staff. Meals offered at our kosher meal sites are free and available to any New Yorker that requests them.

Friday, March 26, 2021 - Monday, April 5, 2021 Kosher for Passover meals will be available.

Kosher for Passover meals will be certified by Rabbi N.E. Teitelbaum of Volove.

Dates & Times of service during Passover:

  • 3pm-5pm Friday March 26th
  • 12pm-3pm Monday, March 29th
  • 12pm-3pm Tuesday, March 30th
  • 12pm-3pm Wednesday, March 31st
  • 12pm-3pm Thursday, April 1st
  • 12pm-3pm Friday, April 2nd
  • 3pm-5pm Monday, April 5th

Site locations are subject to change due to COVID-19.


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