Fox Chapel Area School District
611 Field Club Road / Pittsburgh, PA 15238 / 412.963.9600

Food Services


Before- and after-school care is available through the PNC YMCA at O’Hara & Kerr schools and After-School care only at Hartwood Elementary School and is facilitated by YMCA school-age staff.

Care for Fairview students available at O’Hara, busing provided.

The program is available from:

7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at O’Hara Elementary. The building is open to all students at 8:30 a.m.

Fairview building is open to all students at 8:40 a.m.

7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Kerr Elementary. The building is open to all students at 8:30 a.m.

Hartwood School after school care only. The building is open to all students at 7:30 a.m.

The program operates each day that school is in session. Your child may enjoy a school breakfast while attending the YMCA Morning Care Program for $1.35. See related files below for a complete guide to the Morning/ Afternoon PNC YMCA School-Age Program and Breakfast programs.

After-school care is dismissal to 6:00pm at O’Hara, Kerr & Hartwood Elementary School buildings.

O’Hara, 3:40 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Kerr, 3:35 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Hartwood, 2:50 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Breakfast and Lunch Programs

Breakfast and lunch programs are provided at all six Fox Chapel Area School District buildings. The meals provide students with nutritious and tasty breakfast and lunch meals that meet the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.

Free and reduced-meals options are available for families that meet income guidelines and submit a yearly Free and Reduced School Meal Application. A new application is available in mid-July each year and can be submitted anytime during the school year. A new application MUST BE completed each school year.

Without a new application, a student is in danger of losing their free and reduced price school meals. A detailed packet with an FAQ sheet, instructions for applying and a paper application is posted in the download section.

Before- and After-School Program and Breakfast Program

YMCA School-Age Parent Guide & Breakfast Programs 2016-2017

What is the PNC-YMCA School-Age Program? In order to meet the needs of working parents or families with busy schedules, Fox Chapel Area School District in partnership with the YMCA offers Before & After School Programs in O’Hara to include Fairview; Kerr; Afterschool only at Hartwood Elementary School. Students can increase self-esteem build character, increase leadership skills, appreciate diversity, improve personal and family relationships, participate in games and other activities or choose to study. Who is eligible to participate? Students enrolled at any of the district’s four elementary schools can participate in the YMCA Before and After School Program. Each school has a designated area for the program, which is facilitated by YMCA School-Age Staff.

Do students need to attend the YMCA Before and After School Programs on a regular basis?

Students may attend part time (one to three days weekly), or full time (four to five days weekly).

What is the fee?
Please contact the PNC YMCA for information at (412) 227-6439 for Information on cost.

Financial assistance is available through child care information services of Allegheny County (CCIS) or through the YMCA at (412) 227-6439 or email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Students not enrolled in the YMCA Morning Program will not be permitted on school grounds or to enter the building unsupervised prior to the building opening. This is for their safety.

Is breakfast served during the Before School Program?

Breakfast is available through the school breakfast program to all students. From 8:30 a.m.-9 a.m. at O’Hara, Fairview and Kerr. The cost of breakfast $1.35 for students paying full price, $0.40 for students paying reduce price, and no charge for free students.


What is the Breakfast Program?

Fox Chapel Area School District’s Food Service Department offers a Breakfast Program that provides students with a nutritious breakfast that meets recommended dietary guidelines. The program, which is supervised by the Food Service Department, is available in all district cafeterias.

Who is eligible to participate?

All elementary and secondary students in the district are eligible to participate in the Breakfast Program.

Do students need to participate in the Breakfast Program regularly?

No. Students can eat breakfast on a regular or occasional basis.

What is the cost?

The cost for breakfast is $1.35 a day. However, students who qualify for free lunches or lunches at a Reduced price under the National School Lunch Program also are entitled to receive breakfast for free or at a reduced price in the Breakfast Program. Monies are deducted from the student’s Nutrikids account.

What are the Breakfast Program hours for students and staff?

7:50-8:20 a.m. at Hartwood
8:40-9:00 a.m. at Fairview
8:30 -9:00 a.m. at O’Hara and Kerr
7:50 -8:15 a.m. at DMS Middle School
7:00-7:30 a.m. at Fox Chapel Area High School

If you have any questions regarding the School Breakfast Program, please contact Julie Geary, Fox Chapel Area School District’s Nutrition Center Manager, at 412/967-2502, or your school principal.

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement and Complaint Procedure

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: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html , 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) E-mail: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.