Child Nutrition Program

Free and Reduced Meals Application for the 2024-25 school year will be available in July.

Current CNP Bid Openings :

Supplemental Grocery Bid

Chemical and Chemical Service Bid

Beverage Bid

Ice Cream Bid

Ice Cream Bid Addendum

If you have any suggestion or questions with the Child Nutrition Program, please contact the Child Nutrition Manager of your child's school or contact Jenny Newton, Child Nutrition Program Supervisor, at or by phone at 256-552-3000.

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If you would like to be a part of our district's local wellness policy committee, please contact Jenny Newton, CNP Supervisor, at

Collection of Race and Ethnicity Data Information

State Department of Education Memo - Race and Ethnicity Data Collection

Important to Remember:

  1. The purpose for collecting racial and ethnic data is to determine how effectively school Meal Programs are reaching potentially eligible students.

  2. Provision of this data is voluntary.

  3. Responses are kept confidential.

  4. Response has no effect on eligibility

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:, 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:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or

  3. email:


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.