What is Universal Breakfast?
•Breakfast is available at no cost to all students.
•Students will enter their PIN number at the cash register and cashier will enter the items they have selected.
Why Universal Breakfast?
•Studies show that students that eat breakfast see an increase in math and reading scores as well as improvement in speed and memory in cognitive tests.
•Schools that offer breakfast at no cost to all students report decreases in discipline and behavior problems, visits to school nurses and tardiness; increases in student attentiveness and attendance; and generally improved learning environments
What is the plan for implementation?
•Students that want to participate in the Universal Breakfast Program will go through the serving line and select their meal.
•Students that do not wish to eat breakfast at school are not required to participate.
•Quick service menus have been designed with limited choices.
•Meals may be consumed in the dining room or they may be taken to the classroom.
Time to eat breakfast
•Students who want to participate will need time to eat breakfast.
•Busses will be unloaded as they arrive.
•Car riders are encouraged to arrive early if they plan to eat breakfast.