• Announcement- Breakfast and Lunch Schedule for May 2020

    The child nutrition program will be providing meals on the following upcoming dates:

    May 4

    May 11

    May 18

    Meals will be distributed from 11:00 till 12:30 at Wills Valley Elementary School, Williams Avenue Elementary School, and Fort Payne Middle School. Any children age 18 and under may receive meals and must be present in the vehicle. May 18th will conclude the meal program that FPCS has offered for this school year.

    Parents of students who qualify for Free/Reduced lunches, please visit the Alabama Department of Human Resources website for information regarding Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer card (P-EBT)


    All parents are encouraged to submit a new free/reduced lunch application online if your household income has changed due to circumstances related to COVID-19.

    Each student’s lunch status rolls into the next school year and is effective for the first 45 days of school so updating your information now will help everyone have a smooth start of school.

    To submit a new lunch application, go to the FPCS website and click under the “child nutrition” “departments” heading. There is a link on the child nutrition page that you should click to begin the application process.

    Here is a link to submit a new lunch application https://payschoolscentral.com

    Here is a link for step by step instructions on how to submit a new lunch application LINK.


The child nutrition program strives to meet the nutritional needs of our students, while giving them meals they choose to eat.

Wellness Policy

  • If you are interested in participating with policy update and development as part of the Fort Payne City Schools wellness policy committee, please contact Dr. Laran Crowe at 256-845-9288 or via email at lcrowe@fpcsk12.com.

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  • USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

    In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. 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_cust.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.


    Received 11.5.2015 from SDE


    Declaración de no discriminación del USDA

    De acuerdo con la ley federal de derechos civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de EE. UU. (USDA - U.S. Department of Agriculture), el USDA, sus organismos, ofi y empleados, y las instituciones que participan o administran los programas del USDA tienen prohibido discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen étnico, sexo, discapacidad, edad o tomar represalias o venganza por actividades anteriores a los derechos civiles en cualquier programa o actividad llevada a cabo o financiado por el USDA.


    Las personas con discapacidad que requieran medios alternativos de comunicación para informarse del programa (por ejemplo, braille, letra grande, cinta de audio, lengua americana de signos, etc.) deben ponerse en contacto con el organismo (estatal o local) donde solicitaron sus prestaciones. Las personas sordas o con problemas de audición o defi encias en el habla pueden ponerse en contacto con el USDA a través del Federal Relay Service (servicio federal de transmisiones) en el (800) 877-8339. Además, puede encontrar información del programa en otros idiomas además del inglés.

    Para presentar una queja por discriminación contra el programa, rellene el formulario de quejas por discriminación contra el programa de USDA, (USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form - AD-3027) disponible en línea en: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, y en cualquier oficina del USDA, o escriba una carta dirigida al USDA con toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de queja, llame al (866) 632-9992. Envíe el formulario rellenado o carta al USDA por:

    correo:                        U.S. Department of Agriculture

    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

    1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

    fax:                            (202) 690-7442; o

    correo electrónico:          program.intake@usda.gov.

    Esta institución aplica el principio de igualdad de oportunidades.