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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 students to make wise choices.
Free and Reduced School Meal Application:
Applications for Free or Reduced School Meals are included with student handouts to be distributed at the beginning of the school year. Additionally, applications may be accessed online at the MySchoolApps site. 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."
School Meal Costs
The costs of meals in schools are as follows:
- Breakfast prices
- Offered and available at no cost for all students
- Employees and visitors -- $1.25
- Lunch prices
- Students paying full price is $2.25
- Students receiving reduced lunch is $.40
- Employee lunch is $3.00
- Child visitor lunch is $3.00
- Adult visitor lunch is $4.00
USDA Lunch Meal Pattern
Lauderdale County CNP follows a lunch meal pattern as regulated by the USDA. The following lists a breakdown of the lunch meal pattern:
- 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, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.
Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
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: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/ad-3027.pdf, 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; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
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