Mornings can be really crazy…the alarm doesn’t get off…the kids don’t want to get up…there’s no time to eat breakfast before the bus comes…or they’re just not ready to eat. Or maybe your teenager grabs a can of soda and a candy bar on the way to school. If this sounds like your house, we have good news for you.
Breakfast is served at school! School breakfast will give your child a healthy start to the day. A nutritious breakfast helps students be more alert so they can learn more in class. Breakfast has vitamins and nutrients for a strong and healthy body.
Breakfast at school is affordable, too. If you qualify for free and reduced price meals, you also qualify for the breakfast program, with no additional paperwork. You can’t find a healthy breakfast at such a low cost anywhere else. Our Breakfast cost is $1.25 for full price and $.30 for those who qualify for reduced meal benefits.
Help your child start the day right with school breakfast
Breakfast at school has many benefits!
… Packed with good nutrition
… Linked to improved academic performance
… Available at a free, reduced, or paid price
… Available every day of the school year
Breakfast has academic benefits!
*Eating breakfast has been shown to help improve math, reading, and standardized test scores.
*Breakfast helps children pay attention, perform problem-solving tasks, and improves memory.
*Children who eat school breakfast are likely to have fewer absences and incidents of tardiness than those who do not.
*Consumption of breakfast improves children's performance on demanding mental tasks and reaction to frustration.
Breakfast has nutritional benefits!
ÞAdolescents who eat breakfast tend to have a lower body mass index (BMI).
ÞStudies have shown that children who eat breakfast on a regular basis are less likely to be overweight.
ÞEating breakfast provides more important nutrients, vitamins, and minerals.
ÞEating breakfast as a child is important for establishing healthy habits for later in life.