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CalWORKS Data Files (2003 and Prior)

Downloadable files pertaining to California Work Opportunity (CalWORKS) program data.

This page contains the complete data files for the CalWORKS (formerly known as AFDC) data collection. Data files include public school enrollment, numbers of CalWORKS children residing in given attendance areas, numbers of students eligible for free or reduced price meal programs, percentages of CalWORKS children, and percentages of children eligible for the free and reduced price meal program.

Notes About the Data

School Level Data Files

For current free and reduced price meal data, refer to the Student Poverty - FRPM Data Web page.

File Name
File Structure
afdc2003 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
afdc2002 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
afdc2001 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
afdc2000 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
afdc1999 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
afdc1998 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
afdc1997 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
afdc1996 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
afdc1995 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
afdc1994 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
afdc1993 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
afdc1992 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
afdc1991 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
afdc1990 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
afdc1989 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
afdc1988 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003

District Level Data Files

File Name  
File Structure
dist2003 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
dist2002 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
dist2001 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
dist2000 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
dist1999 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
dist1998 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
dist1997 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
dist1996 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
dist1995 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
dist1994 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
dist1993 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
dist1992 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
dist1991 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
dist1990 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
dist1989 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003
dist1988 (EXE) File Structure: Free/Reduced Price Meals 1988-2003

Downloading Instructions

Files are in a database/spreadsheet format (.dbf) and compressed into self-extracting files. To extract and uncompress these files:

  1. Select a file to download.
  2. When the File Download window opens, select the option to Run.
  3. When the WinZip Self-Extractor window opens, select a location to extract the file and select Unzip.
  4. Open the file in a database or spreadsheet program.

For further instructions on opening/using files, refer the Special instructions for Excel and Access users Web page.

Questions:   School Fiscal Services Division (SFSD) | frpminfo@cde.ca.gov | 916-323-8068
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