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File Structure: Student Poverty Data 2012–13

File structure for unduplicated free and reduced price meals (FRPM) student eligibility data for 2012–13.

This file structure corresponds to the following data file:
Unduplicated Student Poverty – Free and Reduced Price Meals Data 2012–13.

The actual 2012–13 data file is located on the Student Poverty - FRPM Data Web page. The file is downloadable and is available in Microsoft Excel format.

Field

Description

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.
Provision 2 or 3 School

This indicates whether a school is on a National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provision 2 or 3 status. “Y” indicates the school is on a provisional status; “N” indicates the school is not.

For more information on provision status, please refer to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Provision Guidance Manual External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF)
Data Source for Provision 2 or 3 School This indicates the data source for Provision 2 or 3 school data. “NSD” indicates that the data are sourced from October 2012 claim data submitted to the CDE’s Nutrition Services Division (NSD); “CARS” indicates that the data are sourced from base percentages that LEAs certified in the Consolidated Application and Reporting System (CARS) in 2011–12.
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 2012 Enrollment (K–12) October school enrollment (primary or short-term) of students in grades kindergarten through twelve certified in CALPADS as part of the Fall 1 submission.
October 2012 Free Meal Count (K–12) Of the students enrolled in the school, the unduplicated count of students in grades kindergarten through twelve who are eligible to receive free meals. Students may be eligible for free meals based on applying for the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), or who are determined to meet the same income eligibility criteria as the NSLP, through their local schools, their homeless, migrant, or foster status, or participation in California’s food stamp program. There are no counts provided for Provision 2 and 3 schools.
October 2012 Percent (%) Eligible Free (K–12) Percentage of students (K–12) eligible for free meals. (October 2012 Free Meal Count [K–12] divided by CALPADS October 2012 Enrollment [K–12].)
October 2012 FRPM Total Unduplicated Count (K–12)

The total unduplicated count of students ages 5–17 enrolled in the school who are eligible to receive free or reduced price meals (FRPM). Students may be eligible for reduced price meals based on applying for the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), or who are determined to meet the same income eligibility criteria as the NSLP, through their local schools.

October 2012 Percent (%) Eligible FRPM (K–12) Percentage of students (K–12) eligible for free and reduced price meals (FRPM). (October 2012 FRPM Total Unduplicated Count [K–12] divided by CALPADS October 2012 Enrollment [K–12].)
CALPADS October 2012 Enrollment (Ages 5–17) CALPADS October school enrollment (primary or short-term) of students ages 5–17 certified in CALPADS as part of the Fall 1 data submission.
October 2012 Free Meal Count (Ages 5–17) Of the students enrolled in the school, the unduplicated count of students ages 5–17 who are eligible to receive free meals. Students may be eligible for free meals based on applying for the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), or who are determined to meet the same income eligibility criteria as the NSLP, through their local schools, their homeless, migrant, or foster status, or participation in California’s food stamp program. There are no counts provided for Provision 2 and 3 schools.
October 2012 Percent (%) Eligible Free (Ages 5–17) Percentage of students (ages 5–17) eligible for free meals. (October 2012 Free Meal Count [ages 5–17] divided by CALPADS 2012 October Enrollment [ages 5–17].)
October 2012 FRPM Total Unduplicated Count (Ages 5–17)

The total unduplicated count of students ages 5–17 enrolled in the school who are eligible to receive free and reduced price meals (FRPM). Students may be eligible for reduced price meals based on applying for the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), or who are determined to meet the same income eligibility criteria as the NSLP, through their local schools.

October 2012 Percent (%) Eligible FRPM (Ages 5–17) Percentage of students (ages 5–17) eligible for free and reduced price meals (FRPM). (October 2012 FRPM Total Unduplicated Count [ages 5–17] divided by CALPADS October 2012 Enrollment [ages 5–17].)

Questions:   Data Reporting Office | dro@cde.ca.gov | 916-327-0219
CALPADS/CBEDS/CDS Operations Office | calpads@cde.ca.gov | 916-324-6738
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