At El Centro Elementary School District breakfast is served in the classroom and is free to all students.
We invite all students to join us for a nutritious breakfast and a healthy start to every morning.
The Benefits of Breakfast
Research shows that eating a nutritious breakfast supports learning and academic achievement.
Higher Test Scores
Positive Learning Environment
Research shows that eating a nutritious breakfast is central to health and wellbeing.
Improved Student Health
Decrease Obesity Rate
Benefits of Breakfast in Classroom
No child should start a school day hungry.
Not all children are able to eat at home.
Breakfast in the classroom gets more students to participate. Eliminates stigma of breakfast program.
Most students choose to have recess before school than go to cafeteria and eat. Eating in the classroom, ensures all students have a chance to eat.
Breakfast can be incorporated into lesson plans.
Fresh Start Statistics
In 2013, 15.8 million children—more than 1 in 5 of all children in the U.S.—lived in households that struggled with hunger.
El Centro Elementary Child Nutrition Department
951 S. Hope Street
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 352 5712