Turn in Applications to:
Please return your completed application to your child's school cafeteria manager or complete the application online by clicking this link:
One application per household please.
For additional information, please reference the
(*Special Note: Serving meals based upon Free, Reduced, and/or Paid eligibility status is currently on hold due to a recent USDA announcement regarding the Seamless Summer Option wavier extension; through December 31, 2020; however, NCSS School Nutrition Program highly encourage all households to submit an online application (as soon as possible) in anticipation that Free, Reduced, and/or Paid meal benefit status will be utilized to serve meals starting January 2021!),
On October 21, 2020, the Free and Reduced statues of all Newton County Schools' students will reflect the processing results of your family's (household) 2020-2021 Free and Reduced application. If your family (household) fail to submit a family (household) Free and Reduced application for this school year, your child(ren) 2019-2020 Free and Reduced status will change to Paid meals until a newly submitted Free and Reduced application is processed and determined as eligible for Free or Reduced meals for the 2020-2021 school year. Parents/Guardians are responsible for charges incurred until a current approved Free or Reduced application is on file for 2020-2021 school year.
You may apply for Free and Reduced price meals by clicking this link (Highly Recommended for Virtual School Start-up 2020-21):
Applications may be submitted at any of the following locations:
If you have any questions and/or concerns please contact Newton County School Nutrition at (770) 788-3120.
Provision-2 Special Note: Children attending Newton High, Clements Middle, and Middle Ridge Elementary Schools are served free breakfast meals under the Child Nutrition Program Provision-2. If your students are Reduced and/or Paid eligible, but attend one of these schools, please notify the staff at bus or weekly pick-up sites to ensure that a Free breakfast is served.
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;
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