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.
ALL families in MPS receive free breakfast and lunch. Breakfast is served at MGIS from 8:30-8:45.
Children with cold lunches still need to purchase a milk for $.40 (price subject to change).
For more information on the Community Eligibility program, please click on the link below: