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 fourth in the nation for school breakfast participation – find out more.

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.

Learn more:

Breakfast for Health
Breakfast for Learning

Download infographic: “Start the Day Right with School Breakfast” (click on infographic to download):