Child Nutrition

Better Learning Through Good Nutrition!!

Children’s Village Academy we take your child's health seriously. We provide tasty, healthy breakfasts and lunches in our cafeterias in line with in state and federal standards. Students may choose from a well-balanced selection of food items.  Nutritious supplemental items such as extra milk, fruits and vegetables and menu items or snacks are also available.

Children's Village Academy child nutrition program strives to provide foods that meet or exceed federal guidelines for nutrition, while maintaining a moderate price to enable all of our students to take full advantage of the educational process.  Our Child Nutrition Employees make the program work on a daily basis and they are dedicated to the health and well being of all students.

Meals cost [$1.50] for lunch and [$.70] for breakfast. If your household income goes down or your household size goes up, you may apply again.  If you were previously denied benefits because no one in the household received FNS, WF/TANF or FDPIR benefits, you may reapply based on income eligibility.  If you did not provide proof of current eligibility, you will be asked to do so if you reapply.

If you disagree with this decision, you may discuss it with Mrs. Marie Allen at 252-520-4536. You also have the right to a fair hearing. If you request a hearing by September 15, 2014, your child(ren) will continue to receive free or reduced price meals until the decision of the hearing official is made. You may request a hearing by calling or writing to: Melba Lovick, 701 N Adkin Street, Kinston NC 28501 or 252-939-1958 or

The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department.  (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form.  You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form.  Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202)690-7442 or email at

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).  USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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