Food Services and Nutrition

Tabitha Napier; Registered Dietitian
Tabitha Napier
Director of Food Services & Nutrition/Registered Dietitian


In other words....all kids eat breakfast and lunch
FREE of charge!!!

The Breathitt County School District currently participates in the following national foodservice programs:

National School Lunch Program - District-wide
School Breakfast Program - District-wide
Afterschool Snack Program - SMS via 21st Century Grant
Summer Feeding Program - TBD
Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program - HTS, LBJ, MRC
The Breathitt County School district and it’s foodservice employees are dedicated to providing nutritious and well – balanced meals to all students and faculty. We currently provide meals to approximately 1,915 P–12 students across the district. Our foodservice staff consists of 27 certified cook/bakers, 5 part-time custodians, and a Registered Dietitian.
New Items & Announcements
Public Forum

There will be a public forum open to everyone on January 23rd at the Breathitt County Board of Education board meeting at 5:00 at Breathitt High School.  Any comments regarding the 2017-2018 Nutrition & Physical Activity Report Card are welcome. The report card is posted on the district website and can be found by clicking the department tab at the top of the page and scrolling down to food services/nutrition. The report card is posted as a link on the department page. Please contact Tabitha Napier RD, LD at 606-693-4915 with any questions.

Tabitha Michelle Napier
School Nutrition Director

Registered Dietitian
PO Box 750, 420 Court Street
Jackson, KY 41339

(606) 693-4915
Fax 606-666-9464

2017-2018 Nutrition Report & Alliance for a Healthier Generation Healthy Schools Program District Report - Now Available under Department Documents!






Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program Awarded to
Breathitt County Schools for 17-18 School Year!

Highland Turner, LBJ, and Marie Roberts – Caney Elementary schools were each awarded the Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program grant for the 2017-2018 school year. The food services and nutrition department use grant monies to purchase healthy fruits and vegetables to be served as snacks outside of the regular breakfast and lunch meal service times. Every student at each of these schools receive a free and nutritious snack every day. Our students really enjoy this program and healthy snack!





Invitation to Bid for Restaurant Pizza to be served at Breathitt County Schools for lunch during the 2017-2018 school year, providing it meets all nutritional guidelines. Bids are due by 2:00 PM on June 27, 2017.

Please contact Tabitha Napier at 606-693-4915 or for more information.


Breathitt County Schools
Summer Feeding Program
Kick-Off Event!
Thursday, June 1, 2017
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
@ Douthitt Park

  • A FREE MEAL and GOODY BAG will be provided to any child 18 years and younger!
  • FREE SPLASH PARK ENTRY, courtesy of Jackson Parks & Recreation, for all children from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM!
  • Other FUN ACTIVITIES will be available and on display from UK Extension Office, Breathitt County Public Library, Breathitt County Health Planning Council, The Diabetes Coalition, Breathitt County Health Department, and Breathitt County ASAP – Unite!


  • Open Sites

  • Breathitt County Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. There will be no feeding on July 4th. Meals will be provided, at a first come, first serve basis, at the sites and times as follows:


  • Breathitt County High School; 2307 Bobcat Lane, Jackson Ky. 41339   

    Dates of Service: M-F; June 2 - July 28, 2017   

    Breakfast - 8:00AM - 9:30AM, Lunch - 11:00AM -12:30PM


    Highland Turner Elementary School; 10355 Hwy 30 West, Booneville Ky. 41314

    Dates of Service: M-F; June 2 - July 28, 2017  

    Breakfast - 8:00AM - 9:30AM, Lunch - 11:00AM -12:30PM


    Marie Roberts Caney Elementary School; 115 Red Skin Run, Lost Creek Ky. 41348

    Dates of Service: M-F; June 2 - July 28, 2017   

    Breakfast - 8:00AM - 9:30AM, Lunch - 11:00AM -12:30PM


    Douthitt Park; 100 North Point Avenue, Jackson Ky. 41339

    Dates of Service, M-F; June 1 - July 28, 2017   Lunch – 11:00AM -11:30AM


    Drushal Memorial Bretheren Church; 72 Riverside School Road, Lost Creek Ky. 41348

    Dates of Service, M-F; June 26 – June 30, 2017   Lunch – 11:45AM -12:45PM


    Hampton Methodist Church; 15 Peggs Fork Road, Vancleve Ky. 41385

    Dates of Service: Sun-Th; June 18 – June 22, 2017   Supper – 6:00PM- 6:30PM


    Elkatawa Free Methodist Church; 333 Beattyville Road, Jackson Ky. 41339

    Dates of Service: M-W; July 17 - 19, 2017   Supper – 6:30PM- 7:30PM


    Whick Full Gospel Church; 225 Damon Drive; Whick Ky. 41339

    Dates of Service; June 4 – July 23, 2017

                            Sundays - June 4,11,18,25 & July2,9,16,23   Breakfast - 9:00AM -10:00AM

                            M-F, Vacation Bible School; June 5-9, 2017   Supper – 6:30PM -7:30PM


    Morris Fork Presbyterian Chapel; 908 Morris Fork Road; Booneville, Ky. 41314

    Dates of Service; M-F; June 19 - 23, 2017   Lunch – 11:30AM -12:30PM


    New Hope Community Baptist Church; 1621 Hwy 30 West; Jackson Ky. 41339

    Dates of Service; June 4 - July 26, 2017 –

                            Sundays - June 4,11,18,25 & July2,9,16,23   Breakfast – 9:30AM -10:00AM

    Wednesdays – June 7,14,21,28 & July 5,12,19,26   Supper – 5:30PM -6:00PM


    Caney Creek Mennonite Church; 1000 Hardshell Caney Road; Clayhole Ky. 41317

    Dates of Service; M-F; July 10 – July 14, 2017   Supper – 6:30PM -7:30PM


    The Well Church; 184 Haddix Depot Road; Lost Creek Ky. 41348

    Dates of Service; W-F; July 12 – 14, 2017    Supper – 7:00PM -7:30PM

  • Sebastian Middle School; 244 LBJ Road; Jackson Ky. 41339

    Dates of Service; June 5,6,7,8,9,26,27,28, 29,30 and July 10,12,17,18,19,20 of 2017

    Breakfast – 8:45AM -9:15AM       Lunch – 11:30AM – 12:00PM




MealViewer Software

Breathitt County Schools and its foodservices department are pleased to announce the release of a nutritional software mobile application called MealViewer to our school community. This software will allow you to access breakfast and lunch menus for your children’s school up to 30 days in advance. Calories, fat, and carbohydrates will also be displayed for all menu items. The MealViewer application is also great for receiving school announcements and information about events happening at your school. The MealViewer mobile app is available for iPhone and Android smartphones and can be found at the following links below:

iPhones & iOS:


The mobile app can also be found by searching for “MealViewer to Go” in the App store. You can search the database to find the school in your area.Please contact Tabitha Napier, Food Services Director at (606)693-4915 or if you have any questions about the software.

USDA Non Discrimination 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:, 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:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.






Contact Us
Breathitt County Schools
420 Court Street, PO Box 750
Jackson, KY 41339
Phone:(606) 666-2491
Fax:(606) 666-2493