We are pleased to inform you that Tuscumbia City Schools qualified for the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), which means that all students currently enrolled in any Tuscumbia City School are eligible to receive a healthy breakfast and lunch at school at no charge each day of the 2023-2024 school year. No further action is required of you. Your child(ren) will be able to participate in these meal programs without having to pay a fee or submit an application.
Tuscumbia City Schools are committed to helping students make healthy food choices at school. Our goal is that students will develop lifelong eating habits that will encourage them to adopt healthier ways of living and to reduce obesity and other chronic diseases.
Eating a healthy breakfast and lunch should be an important part of our lives. Encouraging our students to eat nutritious meals in the cafeteria is our way of helping develop these lifelong eating habits. Eating a well-balanced meal at both breakfast and lunch will help our young people to perform at their maximum potential in school.
The Tuscumbia City Child Nutrition Program's mission is to ensure our students enjoy healthy meals daily. We believe that hungry children cannot learn. We also strive to provide tasty, healthy meals daily for our customers and look forward to a great school year!
The National School Breakfast and Lunch Programs are regulated by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
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, Braile, 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 Compliant 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 voilation. 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
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Welcome to the Child Nutrition Program
Paige Soeder, Child Nutrition Director
Tuscumbia City Schools
256-389-2900 Ext. 9140
Racial and Ethnicity Data Collection Information
- The purpose for collecting race and ethnicity data is to determine how effective School Meal Programs are reaching potentially eligible students.
- Provision of this data is voluntary
- Responses are kept confidential
- Responses have no effect on eligibility
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