Due to multiple federal regulations governing school meal programs, meals must meet certain nutritional requirements including limitations on fat/saturated fat as well as calorie targets specific to each grade/age group of students. To access nutrition analysis of menus, click on the Documents tab and Nutrition Documents. The Searcy Public Schools Child Nutrition Program, Under the direction of Chartwells, Corey Irwin the Director of Food Services, has the daily responsibility of providing nutritious, quality meals for the students in the Searcy School District. Chartwells Chefs from around the country work together to bring the latest food trends and new menu items to your schools, reinforcing our chef-driven menu development.
There are over 40 employees working in the Searcy Public Schools Child Nutrition Program, preparing and serving a wide variety of foods to students. The staff's primary goal is to keep the students satisfied, healthy, and ready to learn!
Child Nutrition Mission Statement
Our primary goal is to create a nurturing environment where kids feel loved, valued and supported. We provide nutritious meals prepared with care and attention to their dietary needs. Our dedicated cafeteria staff strives to serve meals that not only fuel their bodies but also warms their hearts. Our team’s mission is to foster love, care and belongingness for our young students, ultimately contributing to their overall happiness and academic success.
2023-2024 Meal Prices
Breakfast (K-12)- $2.00
Lunch (7-12)- $2.75
Adult-$4.35 (lunch); $2.50 (breakfast)
Free and Reduced Lunch Applications
Save Time and Paperwork!
Please apply ONLINE this year for free/reduced meal benefits at this website:
Also, you can make DEPOSITS into your student’s cafeteria account and monitor his/her balance and purchases at: www.mypaymentsplus.com
And…check out our breakfast and lunch menu options for ALL six Searcy Schools at:
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The Searcy School District Wellness Committee meets quarterly. If you have an interest in participating in this committee, please contact Corey Irwin, Child Nutrition Director /Wellness Committee Chair, at (501) 268-3517 or email@example.com.
District Wellness Committee Members (2023-24)
School Nurses: Tammy Bishop (Chairperson)
Administration: Dean Stanley
Board Member: Roy Showalter
Administration: Heather Franks, McRae Building Principal
Physical Education: Richard Denney, Westside Elementary
Child Nutrition: Corey Irwin, Chartwells
Students: Cadence Pettis, Searcy High School
Federal Programs: Christine Harrell
Parents/Community: Christy Hart
Committee Administrative Assistant: Dana Jarrett
Richard B Russell privacy statement:
The Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act requires the information on this application. You do not have to give the information, but if you do not submit all needed information, we cannot approve your child for free or reduced price meals. You must include the last four digits of the social security number of the primary wage earner or other adult household member who signs the application. The social security number is not required when you apply on behalf of a foster child or you list a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) case number or other SNAP identifier for your child or when you indicate that the adult household member signing the application does not have a social security number. We will use your information to determine if your child is eligible for free or reduced price meals, and for administration and enforcement of the breakfast and lunch programs. We may share your eligibility information with education, health, and nutrition programs to help them evaluate, fund, or determine benefits for their programs, auditors for program reviews, and law enforcement officials to help them look into violations of program rules.
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: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, 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.