The mission of the Child Nutrition Program at Dale County Schools is to provide it's customers with access to food that is appealing and acceptable, prepared and served by compassionate and caring people and to manage our program in a nutritionally and financially accountable manner.
Please see Documents Section for important information from USDA concerning new Meal Pattern Guidelines.
Free and Reduced Meal Applications: Meal applications are distributed at the beginning of each school year. However, an application may be completed at any time during the school year. Eligibility criteria is set by the United States Department of Agriculture.
**Application forms and instructions are available in the Documents section. Open and print the application to fill out and submit to your child's school. Be sure to sign the application.**
Non-discrimination Statement: In accordance with the Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national orgin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write to USDA Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call 202-720-5964 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.