Food Service

The mission of the Jones County School District Food Service Department is to plan, implement and supervise all the phases of the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs for the students of Jones County.

Our goal is to ensure a smooth and efficient operation of each school cafeteria for ultimate health, comfort, and benefit for each student.

Lisa Little

Director-Nutrition and Wellness

B.S. - USM
Family and consumer Sciences
Minor Business Administration
M.S. - USM
Home Economics Education

Heartland Apps: Apply online here for free and reduced meal benefits 24/7.
Heartland Apps: Aplique enel Internet! Gratis & Reducidos Beneficios de Alimentos 24/7

Child Nutrition News 2018-2019

New!! Click here to view our Nutritional Analysis Menus

From Jones County Schools Office of Child Nutrition & Wellness

5204 HWY 11 North,
Ellisville, MS 39437
Phone: (601) 425-2588
Fax: (601) 425-2589

Heartland Payment Systems: Prepay for school meals.

Cafeteria Meal Prices

Extra Sales Available


May be purchased only by students who participate in the Child Nutrition Program.
Full Price
Apple Juice 
EPIC Sparkling Juice 
Ice Cream 
Students can eat on last year's free or reduced status for the first 3 weeks of school, however, this will run out. A NEW APPLICATION MUST BE FILLED OUT AND SUBMITTED BEFORE SEPTEMBER.

Children who bring their lunch to school may purchase dairy products and water.

Remember all kindergarten students attend breakfast with their class.
If you wish for your child NOT to participate, please inform their teacher.
Menus available online at

Payment Methods

  1. Cash-please seal in envelope with child's name and grade
  2. Check- please put child's name and grade on check
  3. Online *NEW*- go to
  • Register for an account where you can view your child's purchases and account balance. You may also sign up for low account balance alerts by text or email.
*No Charges Allowed - please make sure your child has funds to eat each day.

Free & Reduced Lunch Applications

A new application must be filled out each year for students. Please fill out in BLACK ink only. Applications will be available to pick up at the schools & Superintendents Office August 1st. Online applications can be found in "Helpful Links" at the top of the page.

* All siblings must be listed on ONE application even if they attend different schools.
*Be prepared to pay for meals until you receive a letter from our office with your student's approval status.
ALLERGY ALERT: In order to make changes or substitute meal components, the Cafeteria Manager & School Nurse must have a copy of Doctor's Order. We can't make changes based on a parent note. This must be renewed each school year.

Food Service Department

Brandi Smith
Administrative Assistant
Marcus Pruitt

Food Services Resources

Child Nutrition Diet Prescription for Meals at School  


Jones County School District | 5204 Hwy. 11 N, | Ellisville, MS 39437 | Phone: (601) 649-5201 | Fax: (601) 649-1613

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