Magic City Acceptance Academy Food Program
At Magic City Acceptance Academy, we are committed to our students' health and wellness. Research shows that healthy students are better able to pay attention in class and are better positioned to succeed in school and in life.
The goals of our food program are to:
Support the academic success of and achievement of our students
Provide nutritious meals at no charge which allow students to maintain focus
Provide healthy and fresh food offerings along with education on making healthy choices
Expose our students to new culinary experiences while still offering "kid favorites"
All stakeholders are able to participate in the development, review, update, and implementation of the Local School Wellness Policy. Please contact Jim@mcaabhm.org or the school office for more details.
Student Meals at No Charge:
Please use the files below to view more information about the free and reduced meal programs available at MCAA.
Break For a Plate Alabama:
Break for a Plate Alabama looks to feed those who need healthy meals in Alabama, from school students to children and adults in day care centers to those who depend on local food pantries. Administered by the Alabama Child Nutrition Program of the Alabama State Department of Education, these initiatives each offer programs of their own. Here you’ll be able to get information and eligibility requirements for all state nutrition programs.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT
FREE AND REDUCED PRICE SCHOOL MEALS
WELLNESS PLAN FOR
2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR
Collection of Race and Ethnicity Data for Meal Programs
HOUSEHOLD APPLICATION FOR
FREE AND REDUCED PRICE SCHOOL
HOW TO APPLY FOR FREE AND REDUCED
We are pleased to be partnering with Nutrislice who will be supplying meals for our school. Meals are planned with student preferences in mind and follow the regulations of the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program. Healthy School Meals contain:
Fresh Fruits and/or 100% fruit juice
A variety of vegetables
A choice of milk
Meals are calorie controlled, low in sodium, contain less than 10% saturated fat and 0g of trans fat.
No competitive food should be offered or served to students one hour before, during, or one hour after breakfast and lunch.
If your student has any food allergies or needs a meal accommodation, families are required to notify the school nurse and provide documentation from a doctor. Click here to download and print the required Diet Prescription for Meals at School. Return completed forms to the school. Diet Prescription Forms must be renewed annually.
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, it's 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: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, 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:
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
When school is not in session, the Summer Meals Program (SFSP) provides free meals to kids and teens in low-income areas. Click the link below to quickly and easily find summer meal sites near you.