This 4-part section of “Making it Count” begins with an introduction and overview of the School Breakfast Program, and then focuses on USDA Meal Pattern Requirements, including food components, portions and servings, Dietary Specifications, and how to Identify a Reimbursable Breakfast in Offer versus Serve and Serve Only settings (Note: RWPS is a K-12 Offer versus Serve School District).


Breakfast - Meal Patterns & Requirements

What's for Breakfast 

Dietary Specifications

Identify a Reimbursable Breakfast

Is this Breakfast Reimbursable  

Special Dietary Needs 


Glossary of Key Word Definitions

Vegetable Subgroups

Whole Grain Ounce Equivalency (Grains A-I)