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.
Milwaukee Public Schools, Wisconsin’s largest school district, is expanding college and career readiness efforts and continuing to implement innovative reforms that give every student the opportunity to succeed. MPS’ high-quality school options for 3-year-olds to high school seniors feature school climates in which positive behavior is reinforced; certified, highly-trained teachers; 21st-century learning technology for students; and curriculum aligned to the rigorous Common Core State Standards, which set a clear, high bar for the topics students must master at each grade level. MPS’ graduation rate is 14 points higher than the rate for the Class of 2000, its The Class of 2013 earned $24 million in scholarships and the district is home to some of the state’s best high schools according to the Washington Post and U.S. News and World Report. Visit mpsmke.com/news to learn more about MPS.