What does a School Breakfast Include?
ACPS participates in the School Breakfast Program.
- The breakfast meal offers an entree of whole grains or whole grains and protein source, ½ cup of 100% juice, additional ½ cup serving of fruit, and milk. Based on preferences, students must select 3 of the meal components offered at breakfast, including at least one fruit or vegetable option.
- Breakfasts offered as part of the School Breakfast Program must meet current dietary guidelines.
- Breakfasts must contain ¼ of a child’s daily requirement for calories, protein, calcium, iron, Vitamin A, and Vitamin C.
- No more than 30% of calories can come from fat, with no more than 10% of calories as saturated fat.
- Students need to take two or three items including at least 1 serving of fruit to have a complete reimbursable breakfast.
Non-Discrimination Statement: In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
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This institution is an equal opportunity provider.