USDA Non Discrimination Statement 

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and United States 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_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
(2) fax: 202-690-7442: or
(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

7.17 - Food Service PrePayment - Revised 11.13.2017

The Cave City School District allows students to charge meals.  Meals,  a la carte', or other food and beverage items may be purchased by either providing payment for the items at the time of receipt or by having a prepaid account with the District that may be charged for the items. Parents or students choosing to do so, may pay in advance for meals, a la carte', or other food and beverage items through any of the following methods:
    *Submitting a cash or check payment at drop boxes in Elementary Office; drop box outside Middle School Office; drop box in the High School Cafeteria;       or in the Food Service Director's Office at the Elementary Cafeteria.  
     *Depositing funds through the District's online service; EZSchool Pay which will charge a fee of $3.00 for every transaction.  You may request a              flyer from Food Service Director, Elaine Nix. It will help you set up your EZSchool Pay account.

Students who have any accumulated charges will be given charge reminders at the end of each month.  This will allow any student a full months charges.  After $50 worth of charges have been accumulated in any student account, a letter will be sent home to parents requesting payment.

*No charging will be allowed the last two weeks of every school year to make certain that all debts are paid in full by the end of the year.

*If a balance remains outstanding at the end of the school year, the District will carry over outstanding balances to be paid upon graduation.
Parents/Guardians may call Elaine Nix, Food Services Director, at any time to check their child/children's account balance at 870-283-3251.

If there are financial problems, please contact Elaine Nix and she will implement a payment program or you may fill out an application for Free/Reduced meals.  If you need assistance please contact Elaine at 870-283-3251 or email her at enix@cavecity.ncsc.k12.ar.us.

This policy is similar to policy 4.51. If you change this policy, please review 4.51 at the same time to ensure applicable consistency between the two.

Date adopted:  May 27, 2010
Last Revised:  June 12, 2017; November 13, 2017