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File Structure: Student Poverty Data 2011–12

File structure for free and reduced price meals (FRPM) student eligibility data for 2011–12.

This file structure corresponds to the following data file:
Student Poverty – Free and Reduced Price Meals Data 2011–12.
The actual 2011–12 data file is located on the Student Poverty – FRPM Data Web page. The file is downloadable and is available in Microsoft Excel format.



County Code

Two-digit county code.

District Code

Five-digit district code.

School Code

Seven-digit school code.

Direct Funded Charter School Number

This field represents the charter school number. Only direct funded charter schools have numbers in this field.

County Name

County name.

LEA Name

Local educational agency (LEA) name.

School Name

School name.

Low Grade

Lowest grade offered.

High Grade Highest grade offered.
CALPADS October 2011 Enrollment (Ages 5–17) October school enrollment (primary or short-term) of students ages 5–17 certified in CALPADS as part of the Fall 1 data submission.
October 2011
Free Meals
(Ages 5–17)
Of the students enrolled in the school, the number of students ages 5–17 who are eligible to receive free meals.
October 2011 Reduced Price Meal
(Ages 5–17)
Of the students enrolled in the school, the number of students ages 5–17 who are eligible to receive reduced price meals.
October 2011
Total FRPM
The total number of students enrolled in the school who are eligible to receive free and reduced price meals (FRPM). (The sum of October 2011 Free Meals [Ages 5–17] + October 2011 Reduced Price Meals [Ages 5–17].)
October 2011 Percent FRPM

Percentage of students (ages 5–17) eligible to receive free and reduced price meals. (October 2011 Total FRPM Count divided by CALPADS October 2011 Enrollment [Ages 5–17].)

Data Source for FRPM

The source system for a given school's data.
CARS = Consolidated Application and Reporting System
CALPADS = California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System


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Last Reviewed: Friday, September 9, 2016
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