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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 or Reduced Price Meals Data 2012–13
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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

Academic Year The academic year corresponding to the annual Census Day from which official enrollment counts are determined using data submitted to the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) by districts and charter schools. Census Day or Information Day is always the first Wednesday in October.

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 A Y or N value to indicate 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) Food Nutrition Service Web Page External link opens in new window or tab..
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. Since only percentages were collected for Provision 2 and 3 schools, a value of "NULL" is displayed instead of counts of students eligible for these schools.
County Name County name
District Name District or Administrative Authority Name
School Name School name
Low Grade Lowest grade offered
High Grade Highest grade offered
CALPADS October 2012 Enrollment (K–12) CALPADS October school enrollment (primary or short-term) of students in grades kindergarten through twelve (K-12) certified in CALPADS as part of the Fall 1 data submission.
October 2012 Free Meal
Count (K–12)
Of the students (K-12) enrolled in the school, the total unduplicated count of students 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 because only percentages were collected for these schools; as a result, a value of "NULL" is displayed instead of counts of students eligible.
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)

Of the students (K–12) enrolled in the school, the total unduplicated count of who are eligible to receive free or reduced price meals (FRPM). 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 because only percentages were collected for these schools; as a result, a value of "NULL" is displayed instead of counts of students eligible.

October 2012 Percent (%) Eligible FRPM (K–12) Percentage of students (K–12) eligible for free or 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 (Ages 5–17) enrolled in the school, the unduplicated count of students 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 because only percentages were collected for these schools; as a result, a value of "NULL" is displayed instead of counts of students eligible.
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)

Of the students (Ages 5–17) enrolled in the school, the total unduplicated count of students who are eligible to receive free or reduced price meals (FRPM). 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 because only percentages were collected for these schools; as a result, a value of "NULL" is displayed instead of counts of students eligible.

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

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