Key Ingredients for Peak Student Performance:
- Eating breakfast at school improves academic performance, health, and behavior.
- Children who eat breakfast at school perform better on standardized tests than those who skip breakfast or eat breakfast at home.[i] Providing breakfast to students at school improves their concentration, alertness, comprehension, memory, and learning. Participating in school breakfast also is associated with improved math grades, attendance, and punctuality.
- Students who participate in school breakfast show improved attendance, behavior, and standardized achievement test scores as well as decreased tardiness.