Karen Puckett, Director
205 Civic Center Drive
Thomaston, Georgia 30286

School Nutrition

Our Mission:

The Thomaston-Upson County School Nutrition Program will be a part of the education process of the school by providing students with nutritious meals and nutrition education experiences that promote healthy children who are ready to learn.


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: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, 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.


Other helpful links:

Non-Discrimination Statement-Spanish

Notice for Language & Disability Assistance for School Nutrition Program

I Speak Document

School Nutrition


Community Eligibility  Provision

School Nutrition Newsletters

School Wellness Resources

Special Dietary Needs form

The Brands You Trust at Home, Are the Brands We Trust at School!

Current Bids are posted on the District Homepage under Invitation for Bids at www.upson.k12.ga.us 

Click on pictures below for important information:




School Meal Prices

Student (PreK-12th): NO CHARGE (1 meal per child per serving period)
Student (2nd meals): $2.00
Faculty & Staff: $2.00
Adult Visitors: $3.50

Student (PreK-12th): NO CHARGE (1 meal per child per serving period)
Student (2nd meals): $3.50
Faculty & Staff: $3.50
Adult Visitors: $4.50


School Cafeterias

Senior Knight Cafe
Upson-Lee High School
268 Knight Trail
Thomaston, Ga. 30286
Phone: 706-647-3358
Manager: Dian Bannister
Most recent health inspection score: 100

Mid Knight Cafe
Upson-Lee Middle School
101 Holstun Drive
Thomaston, Ga. 1296
Phone: 706-647-1296
Manager: Pattie Ogletree
Most recent health inspection score: 99

Primary School Knight Cafe
Upson-Lee Primary School
172 Knight Trail
Thomaston, Ga. 30286
Phone: 706-647-7848
Manager: Sherry Maddox
Most recent health inspection score: 100

Elementary Knight Cafe
Upson-Lee Elementary School
334 Knight Trail
Thomaston, Ga. 30286
Phone: 706-647-4120
Manager: DeShon Brown
Most recent health inspection score: 100

PreK Cafe
Upson-Lee PreKindergarten
216 E. Lee Street
Thomaston, Ga. 30286
Phone: 706-646-4729
Most recent health inspection score: 100

**PreK Cafe is an eat-in cafeteria only. Pre-K meals are cooked in the ULSE kitchen.

Competitive Food