Clemenstine Chandler, Child Nutrition Director

P. O. Box 900
Marion, AL   36756
Phone: (334) 683-4146
Fax: (334) 683-8427

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

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: USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form 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: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) Send Email to Program Intake.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

*The enclosed “nondiscrimination” language herein was added pursuant to the May 5, 2022, USDA memorandum. However, although included as currently required for audit compliance by the USDA, the State of Alabama objects to its inclusion, applicability, and the application of this language due to currently pending legal challenges in the matter of The State of Tennessee, et al. v. USDA, et al., Case No. 3:22-cv-00257, and may be subject to change or removal.

Meal Prices, 2022-23 School Year

The Perry County School System participates in the Offer vs serve program for both breakfast and lunch. Breakfast consists of Grains (with optional meat/meat alternate substitution allowed), Fruit/Vegetable and Milk. Each morning four components will be offered. Students must take at least 3 of the 4 components including ½ cup fruit or vegetable plus at least 2 of the other components. Lunch consists of Meat/Meat Alternate, Vegetables, Fruits, Grains and Milk. All five components will be offered each day. Students must take at least 3 of the components including ½ cup fruit or vegetable plus at least 2 of the other components.

The Child Nutrition Program plays an integral part in the quality and excellence of a student's education experience. If you or your child has any suggestions or concerns with the Child Nutrition Program, please contact the lunchroom manager at your school or contact the Child Nutrition Director.

Child Nutrition

Welcome to Child Nutrition Services!

Perry County Schools Food Service Department is committed to providing each student with a healthy nutritious meal with the highest quality school dining experience. All employees are trained to deliver high quality customer service where everyone is welcome, valued, and appreciated. School breakfast and lunch are planned and prepared according to standards that meet the USDA Dietary guidelines for Americans in a safe and sanitary environment. Menus are planned with the goal of providing students with one third of their Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for key nutrients and calories.

During the 2022-2023 school year, the Perry County school District will participate in Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) on both campuses under the United States Department of Agriculture Community Eligibility Amendment of the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs. By choosing this option, meals will be served to all students enrolled in our schools at no charge regardless of their eligibility. Students are also eligible for one reimbursable snack at no charge at school sites that offer snacks during qualified After-School Enrichment Programs.