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Child Nutrition Programs

The Selma City School System Child Nutrition Program is committed to taking advantage of the opportunity during our scholars' developmental years to promote and influence healthy food choices through school meals. If you have any questions concerning any aspect of the Child Nutrition Program, please contact the manager at your child school or contact the Child Nutrition Director at 334 874-1600 or email Tammie Rowe @

To accomplish these goals:


  • Child Nutrition Programs comply with federal, state and local requirements.  Child Nutrition Programs are accessible to all children.
  • Nutrition education is provided and promoted.
  • Patterns of meaningful physical activity connect to students' lives outside of physical education.
  • All school-based activities are consistent with local wellness plan goals.
  • All foods and beverages made available on campus (including vending concessions, à la carte, student stores, parties and fundraising) during the school day are consistent with the current Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
  • All foods made available on campus adhere to food safety and security guidelines.
  • The school environment is safe, comfortable, pleasing, and allows ample time and space for eating meals.  Food is not used as a reward or punishment.  Physical activity is not used as a punishment.
  • Students may not be denied a meal, or any part withheld, as a form of punishment.
  • The Wellness Committee, comprised of members from the board of education, administrator(s), parent(s), student(s), child nutrition staff, and school health staff will review its established plan of action in order to ensure compliance and make adjustments as necessary for the successful implementation of the plan.
  • The School Health Index, tailored to accurately assess the Selma City Schools' Wellness Policy, shall be used to measure the implementation of the Wellness Plan at each school.


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.  

Racial & Ethnicity Data Collection

Selma City Schools Child Nutrition Program is required to collect race and ethnicity data of participants.

1. The purpose for collecting race and ethnicity data is to determine how effectively School Meal Programs are reaching potentially eligible students

2. Provision of this data is voluntary

3. Responses are kept confidential

4. Responses have no effect on eligibility

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:, 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:

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: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or

3. email:


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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Tammie Rowe

CNP Director