Child Nutrition Program




free lunch app



We encourage parents to use PayPams, our online cafeteria payment program, to deposit money into their student's meal account and monitor what their student is purchasing.

Accounts may be set up for each student by going to

health and nutrition

Young children need a healthy, strong start in life. Promoting healthy habits and good nutrition during the first few years of a child’s life provides the essential building blocks for brain development, healthy growth, and a strong immune system.

CLICK HERE to view free resources provided by the Alabama Partnership for Children.


Marion County Schools works in accordance with the National School Breakfast or Lunches Programs, local health department, and local board policies to provide healthy, nutritious meals for MCS students.