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File Structure: Student Poverty-FRPM Data 2013-14

File structure for the Unduplicated Student Poverty - Free or Reduced Price Meals (FRPM) student eligibility data for 2013–14.

This file structure corresponds to the following data file:
Unduplicated Student Poverty – Free or Reduced Price Meals Data 2013–14.

The actual 2013–14 data file is located on the California Department of Education 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

A unique two-digit code corresponding to the county.

District Code

A unique five-digit code corresponding to the district.

School Code

A unique seven-digit code corresponding to the school.

County Name

County name

District Name

District or Administrative Authority Name

School Name

School name

Charter School Number

A four character value (any combination of numbers and letters) assigned to a charter school. A blank value indicates the school is not a charter school.

Charter School Funding Type

Indicates the charter school funding type. Values are as follows: Locally funded, Directly funded, Not in Charter School funding model, or Blank.

NSLP 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..

Low Grade

Lowest grade offered

High Grade

Highest grade offered

Enrollment (K-12)

A total count of K-12 students enrolled (primary or short-term) on Census Day (the first Wednesday in October). These data were submitted to CALPADS as part of the annual Fall 1 submission.

Unadjusted Free Meal
Count (K-12)

Of the Enrollment (K-12) count, a 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, or their homeless, migrant, or foster status in CALPADS, or those students "directly certified" as participating in California's food stamp program during July - November 2013. This count corresponds to the "Free Meal Count" provided in the CALPADS certification report 5.1a: Free or Reduced Price Meal Eligibility - Count.

Adjusted Free Meal
Count (K-12)

Of the Enrollment (K-12) count, an adjusted total unduplicated count of students who are eligible to receive free meals. This count augments the Unadjusted Free Meal Count (K-12) to include the unduplicated count of students "directly certified" as participating in California's food stamp program during December 2013, January 2014, or February 2014 AND students identified as being in foster care through the California Department of Social Services Child Welfare Services/Case Management System (CWS/CMS). These adjustments were made outside of CALPADS and are not included in the CALPADS certification report 5.1a: Free or Reduced Price Meal Eligibility - Count; however, this count represents the official Free Meal (K-12) count for the academic year.

Adjusted Percent (%) Eligible
Free (K-12)

The percent of students eligible for free meals. [Adjusted Free Meal Count (K-12) divided by Enrollment (K-12)].

Unadjusted FRPM
Count (K-12)

Of the Enrollment (K-12) count, a total unduplicated count of students who are eligible to receive free or reduced price meals (FRPM). Students may be eligible for free or 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, or their homeless, migrant, or foster status in CALPADS, or those students "directly certified" as participating in California's food stamp program during July - November 2013. This count corresponds to the "Free & Reduced Meal Count" provided in the CALPADS certification report 5.1a: Free or Reduced Price Meal Eligibility - Count.

Adjusted FRPM Count
(K-12)

Of the Enrollment (K-12) count, an adjusted total unduplicated count of students who are eligible to receive free or reduced price meals (FRPM). This count augments the Unadjusted FRPM Count (K-12) to include the unduplicated count of students "directly certified" as participating in California's food stamp program during December 2013, January 2014, or February 2014 AND students identified as being in foster care through the California Department of Social Services Child Welfare Services/Case Management System (CWS/CMS). These adjustments were made outside of CALPADS and are not included in the CALPADS certification report 5.1a: Free or Reduced Price Meal Eligibility - Count; however, this count represents the official FRPM (K-12) count for the academic year.

Adjusted Percent (%) Eligible
FRPM (K-12)

The percent of students eligible for free or reduced price meals (FRPM). [Adjusted FRPM Count (K-12) divided by Enrollment (K-12)].

Enrollment (Ages 5-17)

A total count of students ages 5-17 enrolled (primary or short-term) on Census Day (the first Wednesday in October). These data were submitted to CALPADS as part of the annual Fall 1 submission.

Unadjusted Free Meal Count
(Ages 5-17)

Of the Enrollment (Ages 5-17) count, a 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, or their homeless, migrant, or foster status in CALPADS, or those students "directly certified" as participating in California's food stamp program during July - November 2013. This count corresponds to the "Free Meal Count" provided in the CALPADS certification report 5.1a: Free or Reduced Price Meal Eligibility - Count.

Adjusted Free Meal
Count (Ages 5-17)

Of the Enrollment (Ages 5-17) count, an adjusted total unduplicated count of students who are eligible to receive free meals. This count augments the Unadjusted Free Meal Count (Ages 5-17) to include the unduplicated count of students "directly certified" as participating in California's food stamp program during December 2013, January 2014, or February 2014 AND students identified as being in foster care through the California Department of Social Services Child Welfare Services/Case Management System (CWS/CMS). These adjustments were made outside of CALPADS and are not included in the CALPADS certification report 5.1a: Free or Reduced Price Meal Eligibility - Count; however, this count represents the official Free Meal (Ages 5-17) count for the academic year.

Adjusted Percent (%)
Eligible Free (Ages 5-17)

The percent of students eligible for free meals. [Adjusted Free Meal Count (Ages 5-17) divided by Enrollment (Ages 5-17)].

Unadjusted FRPM
Count (Ages 5-17)

Of the Enrollment (Ages 5-17) count, a total unduplicated count of students who are eligible to receive free or reduced price meals (FRPM). Students may be eligible for free or 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, or their homeless, migrant, or foster status in CALPADS, or those students "directly certified" as participating in California's food stamp program during July - November 2013. This count corresponds to the "Free & Reduced Meal Count" provided in the CALPADS certification report 5.1a: Free or Reduced Price Meal Eligibility - Count.

Adjusted FRPM Count
(Ages 5-17)

Of the Enrollment (Ages 5-17) count, an adjusted total unduplicated count of students who are eligible to receive free or reduced price meals (FRPM). This count augments the Unadjusted FRPM Count (Ages 5-17) to include the unduplicated count of students "directly certified" as participating in California's food stamp program during December 2013, January 2014, or February 2014 AND students identified as being in foster care through the California Department of Social Services Child Welfare Services/Case Management System (CWS/CMS). These adjustments were made outside of CALPADS and are not included in the CALPADS certification report 5.1a: Free or Reduced Price Meal Eligibility - Count; however, this count represents the official FRPM (Ages 5-17) count for the academic year.

Adjusted Percent (%) Eligible FRPM (Ages 5-17)

The percent of students eligible for free or reduced price meals (FRPM). [Adjusted FRPM Count (Ages 5-17) divided by Enrollment (Ages 5-17)].

2013–14 CALPADS Fall 1 Certification Status

A Y or N value to indicate whether data were submitted and certified in CALPADS. No data are provided where the certification status is "N".

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, September 7, 2017