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1. Provide a nutrient-rich breakfast for all school children
Increase number of Free and Reduced Price (FRP) students participating in the School Breakfast Program

2010 Baseline

30.5% of Free and Reduced Price eligible students participate in the School Breakfast Program

 Progress Made

32% of Free and Reduced Price eligible students participate in the School Breakfast Program 

 2017 Benchmark

37% of Free and Reduced Price eligible student participate in the School Breakfast Program 

 

 

Action Steps:

    Very-Basic-Checkmark-icon     Encourage breakfast after 1st period models at middle and high schools to expand breakfast

             programs into the school day to reach more Free and Reduced Price students in those age groups

             (typically not the students we see participating in the traditional breakfast program).

    Very-Basic-Checkmark-icon     Provide grants to schools interested in offering an alternative breakfast model.

 

Best Practices:

    Very-Basic-Checkmark-icon     School participation in Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) has shown 25% increase in breakfast

             participation.

    Very-Basic-Checkmark-icon     Build and promote alternative breakfast models.

 

Contact: 

     arrow-right-c  Christine Emerson - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

           Director, School Nutrition Programs, Office of Public Instruction (OPI)

     arrow-right-c  Lisa Lee - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

           Director, Montana No Kid Hungry

     arrow-right-c  Lorianne Burhop - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

           Chief Policy Officer, Montana Food Bank Network (MFBN)

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