Information on research supporting the School Breakfast Program’s benefits to learning:

  • Skipping Breakfast and Experiencing Hunger Impair Children’s Ability to Learn;

  • Eating Breakfast, Including at School, Helps Improve Student Academic Performance and Behavior;

  • Breakfast in the Classroom Programs and Programs Offering Breakfast at no Cost to all Children in the Cafeteria Yield Other Positive Results;

  • Beliefs About Breakfast Can Influence Participation in School Breakfast;

  • School Breakfast Decreases the Risk of Food Insecurity; and

  • School Breakfast Can Improve Children’s Dietary Intake and Protect Against Obesity and Other Negative Health Outcomes.