Welcome to Jefferson Davis County Food and Nutrition Department!
Jefferson Davis County School District has four schools with approximately 1,300 students enrolled. The Office of Food and Nutrition employs a team of 18 food and nutrition professionals that are dedicated to students' health, well-being and their ability to learn. We have four operating school cafeterias and we take pride in serving students. All of our foodservice managers are ServSafe Certified and State-Certified. We support learning by promoting good nutrition and by providing students access to foods that meet their nutritional needs. Meals, foods, and beverages sold or served at schools meet state and federal requirements which are based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines.
Jefferson Davis County School District Office of Food and Nutrition is administered through the UnitedStates Department of Agriculture, the Mississippi State Department of Education, and the local School Board. It is our goal to serve well-balanced, nutritious and safe meals to all students, faculty, and staff members of the school district. This department is a self-supporting and nonprofit program that receives federal, state and local funding.
Nondiscrimination StatementFor all other FNS nutrition assistance programs, state or local agencies, and their subrecipients, must post the following Nondiscrimination Statement: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., Braille, 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 Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, 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 violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.07/25/2022