School Nutrition

  • The Clarke County School Nutrition Program is a partner in education, contributing to the academic success of students by encouraging a lifetime of healthy eating through our breakfast & lunch meal programs. Our meals utilize a variety of locally-grown produce and foods.  Last year, we incorporated items that were grown and/or processed and shipped within Georgia.  Each year, we have successfully increased our Georgia Grown purchases, and we will continue to work towards meeting the Georgia Department of Agriculture's Vision 2020 goal.  We strive to incorporate these items into delicious and nutritious menu items, which are prepared and served by caring, dedicated professional staff in a friendly environment. All of our school facilities provide meal service that meets the USDA dietary guidelines.

    Thank you for sharing your students with us each and every day. We love serving our Clarke County superstars!


  • REOPENING UPDATE!

    Starting on November 9th, we will pivot our operations as we convert back to a daily meal service model.

    Since ALL CCSD students are eligible to receive free meals, we want to provide as much access to our services as possible.  Here is a brief and concise summary.

    ELEMENTARY & MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS:

    • In-Person Learners will be able to participate in both breakfast and lunch while at school.  Breakfast will be made available at key locations for students to grab as they head to class.  Lunch will be served in the serving line area, and then, students will head to their designated dining locations to be determined by their school administrators. 
    • Virtual Learners will be able to pick up meals at a curbside location between 11:00AM - 12:00PM.  These meal packs will include a cold breakfast and a hot lunch.  Mondays - Thursdays, students will receive two meals, but on Friday, they will receive four meals, which will include meals for Saturday.

    HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS:

    • Virtual Learners are eligible to pick up meals at any elementary or middle school curbside location between 11:00AM - 12:00PM.  
    • Plans are in progress to provide mobile meal delivery to students that cannot access meals at curbside locations.  
    • The nutrition and transportation teams will work to coordinate this effort! Please stay tuned!
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  • ENHANCED SAFETY PROTOCOLS

    We have been working hard to prepare for the return of our students.  Check out this infographic to learn more about what protocols we have put into place because safety is our first priority!  

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  • USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

    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: program.intake@usda.gov.

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

    Notice for Language and Disability Assistance for the School Nutrition Program

    If you have difficulty communicating with us or understanding this information because you do not speak English or have a disability, please let us know. Contact: Dr. Anna Morgan, ADA Coordinator, at 706-546-7721. Free language assistance or other aids and services are available upon request.