Welcome to Dothan City Schools' Child Nutrition Program
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 the following link, 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.
Dothan City Board of Education has approved Dothan City Schools participation in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for breakfast & lunch beginning in the 2023-2024 school year. Through CEP, meals will be provided to all students at no charge for four-years.
Collection of Race & Ethnicity Data for School Meal Programs
DCS Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) collects race and ethnicity data on applicants and participants to endure compliance with federal civil rights regulations in School Meal Programs.
The purpose of this data collection is to determine how effectively School Meal Programs are reaching potentially eligible students. The provision of this data is voluntary. The responses are kept confidential, and responses have no effect on eligibility.