School Nutrition Information
Milwaukee Public Schools is proud to be recognized by the
Food Research Action Committee (FRAC) for increased participation in
the National School Breakfast Program. There were 4.7 million
breakfasts served in the 2007-08 school year, more than twice the
number served just two years earlier.
Milwaukee Public Schools follow federal nutrition guidelines serving
more fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy than
ever before. School nutrition professional prepare and serve balanced,
nutritious meals in age-appropriate portion sizes that provided needed
nutrition and promote healthy childhood weights. School lunch provides
one-third of the recommended dietary allowances of protein, Vitamin A,
Vitamin C, iron, calcium and calories. School breakfast provides
one-fourth of the recommended calories and nutrients per day.