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School Nutrition Data

The program data page provides meal count information and sponsor contact information for sponsors participating in child nutrition programs. This data can be used by school districts, sponsors, and other partner organizations to help make informed decisions as they identify opportunities to expand and enhance programs.



Data files include claim data for the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Afterschool Snack Program, Special Milk Program, Seamless Summer Option and the Summer Food Service Program starting in School Year 2018-2019. Meal count files are subject to change due to claim adjustments.

Please contact Lyza Shaw at shaw_l@cde.state.co.us for any data requests.

 
 
View sponsors participating in the National School Lunch Program in SY 2022-23.
 
Data current as of November 10, 2022, and is subject to change due to claim adjustments.
 

CALCULATING AVERAGE DAILY PARTICIPATION (ADP)

ADP can be calculated by dividing the number of student meals served during the month by the operating days in the month. Typically, participation is determined separately for breakfast, lunch, and other meal services offered. The formulas for calculating ADP for lunch and breakfast are as follows:

Average Daily Participation Calculation

Institute of Child Nutrition's ADP Resource (PDF)