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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. 

Frequently Requested Data

Visit the CDE Data Request page for more information about submitting data requests. 

Meal Counting and Claiming Data 

Meal count files include data for the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Afterschool Snack Program, Special Milk Program, and Summer Food Service Program. Meal count files are subject to change due to claim adjustments. 

*Meal counting and claiming files have temporarily been removed. Please contact Sarah McKasson for any data requests. 

  • 2019-2020 (XLS)
  • 2018-2019 (XLS)
  • 2017-2018 (XLS) 
  • 2016-2017 (XLS) 
  • 2015-2016 (XLS) 
  • 2014-2015 (XLS) 
  • 2013-2014 (XLS) 
  • 2012-2013 (XLS) 
  • 2011-2012 (XLS) 
  • 2010-2011 (XLS) 
  • Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) 2013-2019 (XLS)
  • Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Meal Counts March - September 2020 (XLS)
  • 2020-21 Meal Counts - October 2020 (XLS)



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)

School Food Authorities (SFAs) and Sponsor Information