P-EBT Press Release. Go to School Nutrition Program: News
Join us for breakfast!
Parents: Did you know your child can eat breakfast at school at no charge? Universal breakfast is served every day in your child's school cafeteria. It's a healthy way to start your child's day off right and it saves you time and money.
The goal of the School Nutrition Program is to promote nutrition balanced with great taste. School Nutrition employees are dedicated to the children of Grainger County and committed to provide safe and healthy meals which contributes to a positive learning environment and improved education outcomes.
Free and/or Reduced meals will be provided to students if a Family Application is returned to the school and the application meets the Income Eligibility Guidelines. To apply for Free and Reduced-Price School Meals, a Family Application must be completed and signed by an adult household member and returned to the school. One application per family with names of ALL household members, ALL earnings, and student information (name, school, grade, etc.) is required. Meals may be paid for in advance.
For information on the USDA Summer Feeding Program or to find summer meal locations, click here: http://www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks
Menus are printed and sent home every month or can be found here. Students are offered what is on the menu plus fresh fruits and vegetables every day. Menus may be changed due to weather, delivery problems, field trips, etc.
Meal prices are as follows:
· Breakfast: No Charge for Students
· Lunch: Grades, PK-3 - $1.75; Grades 4-8 - $2.00; Grades 9-12 - $2.25
· Reduced Prices for all grades are: Lunch - $.40 if application is approved reduced
· Visitor (adult) - $4.00, Visitor (child) - $1.75
· Holiday Meal for Visitor -$6.00
If you have questions, please call 865-828-3775.
School Nutrition Program Coordinator
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 institutions 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.