Hiram DoddElementary School

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Introducing Mealviewer!

  • Just in time for the new school year, ASD Child Nutrition Services is introducing a new, interactive, web-based way to find out what’s for lunch!


Mealviewer is an interactive website that provides families and students with detailed information about what’s on the menu for breakfast and lunch. Using Mealviewer, you can:

    • View school menus
    • Check nutritional information
    • Set up allergen alerts 


To use Mealviewer, select the link below and select the name of your school. 


Allentown School District - Mealviewer Website


This is a new system, so we appreciate your patience and suggestions as we improve the experience for you.

Register for Kindergarten!  

If you or someone you know has a child who will turn five (5) years old on or before September 1, you can enroll fully online using the Sapphire online registration portal here: https://allentownsd-sapphire.k12system.com/CommunityWebPortal/Registration/login.cfm 


Students and families must remember to wear a mask & practice social distancing when they are on school property and inside school buildings.

About Us:

Hiram Dodd Elementary School is one of 13 elementary schools located in the city of Allentown. 

The richness of The Allentown School District's diversity is strengthened by its central role in educating our students for America's future through academic excellence and celebrating the culturally responsive, athletic and artistic range of talent in the schools. ASD students originate from 51 countries and speak 26 languages. There are twenty-five academic buildings throughout the City. 

During the 2016-2017 school year, the district enrolled 16,628 students across 15 Elementary & Early Childhood Centers (7,976), 4 Middle Schools (3,421) and 3 High Schools (5,231).  The Allentown School District has 2,429 personnel.

89.1% of our families are denoted as Low Income, and 100% receive Free/Reduced Lunch.  ASD is the third largest urban school system out of 500 Districts in the Commonwealth and serves a community with a poverty rate of 38.64% of the City's population. (2013 Census). 

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