Food Service at KIPP Albany Community Public Charter Schools

Director Cindy Yonkers 

Food Menus for the 2021-22 School Year

Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Meal Program

KIPP Albany Community Public Charter Schools has been approved for the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Meal Program. All children enrolled in the schools will receive meals/milk at no charge regardless of household income. The form below is used to determine eligibility for additional New York State and Federal program benefits that your child(ren) may qualify for. It also may qualify the District for additional Federal assistance and we request that all parents complete the form.

CEP Meal Program Form

Meal Modifications

Meal modifications are available for students with special dietary needs (including food allergies). If your child is in need of a modification, please contact the Director of Food Service, Cindy Yonkers, at or 518-360-6152 or the main office of your child’s school.

Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal 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, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

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, 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:

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442;
This institution is an equal opportunity provider

Seamless Summer Option for 2021-22

  • KIPP Albany Community Public Charter Schools has made an amendment to its policy for local area school children for serving (breakfast and/or lunch) under the Seamless Summer Option (SSO) of the National School Lunch Program for the 2021-2022 school year, which would allow for all children attending the following schools to be served meals at no charge.
    • KIPP Albany Community Charter Elementary School (65 Krank St. Albany, NY 12206)
    • KIPP Tech Valley Primary School (1 Dudley Heights, Albany, NY 12210)
    • KIPP Albany Community Charter Middle School (42 So. Dove St. Albany, NY 12206)
    • KIPP Tech Valley Middle School (321 Northern Blvd. Albany, NY 12210)

For additional information please contact:
Cindy Yonkers,  Food Service Director
1 Dudley Heights Albany, NY 12210


Summer Food Service Program Sites

Stay tuned this page for information on the Summer Food Service Program Site Information for Summer 2022. This page will be updated as soon as the sites are announced.