Created: 8 May 2020

Approved: 17 March 2021

School Breakfast Program

Definitions—

  1. “Alternative breakfast service model” means a method of serving breakfast to a student after the instructional day begins.
  2. “National School Lunch Program” means the same as that term is defined in 7 CFR § 210.2.
  3. “School Breakfast Program” means the same as that term is defined in 7 CFR § 220.2.
  4. “Traditional breakfast service model” means a method of serving breakfast to a student before the instructional day begins.

Utah Code § 53G-9-205.1 (2020)

Participation in School Breakfast Program—

Unless granted an undue hardship waiver by the State Board of Education, each school in the District that participates in the National School Lunch Program shall also participate in the School Breakfast Program.

Utah Code § 53G-9-205.1(2), (3) (2020)

Alternative Breakfast Service Model

The following requirements apply to District schools who participate in the School Breakfast program but do not apply to a school in which 70% or more of the students who qualify for free or reduced lunch participate in the School Breakfast Program.

Beginning with the 2020-21 school year, a school in which 70% or more of the students qualify for free or reduced lunch shall use an alternative breakfast service model.

Beginning with the 2021-22 school year, a school in which 50% or more of the students qualify for free or reduced lunch shall use an alternative breakfast service model.

Beginning with the 2022-23 school year, a school in which 30% or more of the students qualify for free or reduced lunch shall use an alternative breakfast service model.

A school which is required to use an alternative breakfast service model may also, in addition to that service model, use a traditional breakfast service model.

Utah Code § 53G-9-205.1(2) (2020)