Loveland, Ohio – Loveland Elementary School (LES) has been recognized as a “Rising Breakfast All-Star” for meeting noteworthy school breakfast Average Daily Participation (ADP) rates as established by the 2018 Ohio Breakfast Challenge.
We know from research that students who eat breakfast perform better in school than those who don’t.
“We know from research that students who eat breakfast perform better in school than those who don’t,” said Loveland District Food Service Director Kris Tracy. “On average, they also attend more days of school per year and score almost 18 percent better on standardized math tests.”
The breakfast program was implemented at LES in 2016, followed by the High School, Early Childhood Center and Primary School in 2017. It was also added to the Intermediate and Middle Schools at the start of the 2018-19 school year.
The mission of the Ohio School Breakfast Challenge is to increase and sustain student participation in the School Breakfast Program, ensuring that Ohio students start each day ready to learn. The Ohio Department of Education, American Dairy Association Mideast, Children’s Hunger Alliance, Ohio Action for Healthy Kids, and Ohio School Nutrition Association are all sponsors of the Ohio School Breakfast Challenge. For more information, visit OhioSchoolBreakfastChallenge.com.