Thursday, December 08, 2016
Welcome to Child Nutrition!
Summer Feeding Program sites are listed on the following link
2016-2017 Applications for Free or Reduced School Meals are included with student handouts to be distributed at the beginning of the school year. These may be filled out and turned in to your child's school or at the County Office. You may also access the Application for Free or Reduced School Meals under "Forms". Online version of the free/reduced application will also be available by the first of August 2016.
We Serve Education Daily!
The mission of the Lauderdale County Child Nutrition Program, an integral component of your child's education, is to provide a variety of healthy food items and nutrition education to empower your student to make wise choices.
Breakfast prices are $1.00 for full paying students and $.30 for reduced students. Lunch prices are $1.75 for full paying students and $.40 for reduced students. Breakfast prices for employees and visitors are $1.25 with lunch prices for employees at $2.75 and visitors at $3.75.
At the start of the 2012-2013 school year Lauderdale County implemented a new lunch meal pattern as regulated by the USDA. The following lists a breakdown of the lunch meal pattern which applies for the 2015-2016 school year:
2 oz minimum (9th-12th) and 1 oz minimum (K-8th) meat/meat alternate daily
2 oz minimum (9th-12th) and 1 oz minimum (K-8th) equivalent grain daily
1 cup minimum (9th-12th) and 1 cup minimum (K-8th) of vegetable daily
1 cup minimum (9th-12th) and 1 cup minimum (K-8th) of fruit daily
1 cup milk daily for all grades (milk choices vary according to availability at school)
Daily Calories for Lunch:
K-5th -550 to 650 calories
6th-8th -600 to 700 calories
9th-12th -750 to 850 calories
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 instutitions 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) email: email@example.com.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.