School Breakfast has numerous benefits. This critical program:
- reduces food insecurity
- improves dietary intake (more fruits and vegetables)
- helps children learn
- combats obesity
- improves attendance
- reduces behavior problems and tardiness
Did You Know?
D.C. ranks third in the nation for school breakfast participation – find out more here.
Children who eat breakfast at school closer to test-taking time perform better on standardized tests that those who skip breakfast or eat breakfast at home.