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Free or Reduced-Price Meal (Student Poverty) Data

Downloadable data files pertaining to students eligible for Free or Reduced-Price Meals (FRPM).

This page contains the complete data files pertaining to students who are eligible for Free or Reduced-Price Meals (FRPM). FRPM data are collected annually. The data reflect Fall Census Day (first Wednesday in October) data certified by local educational agencies as part of the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) Fall 1 data submission. Because the data source has changed over time, it is important to refer to the file structure for further details regarding the file content for a particular year.

School Level Data Files

Year of Data Data File Information about the File File Structure
2020–21 Unduplicated Student Poverty – Free or Reduced-Price Meals Data 202021 (XLSX; 2MB; Posted 06-May-2021) Unduplicated Student Poverty FRPM Data 2014 to Current Year File Structure: Unduplicated Student Poverty – FRPM Data 2014 to Current Year
2019–20 Unduplicated Student Poverty – Free or Reduced-Price Meals Data 201920 (XLSX; 2MB; Posted 13-Apr-2020) Unduplicated Student Poverty FRPM Data 2014 to Current Year File Structure: Unduplicated Student Poverty – FRPM Data 2014 to Current Year
2018–19 Unduplicated Student Poverty – Free or Reduced-Price Meals Data 2018–19 (XLSX; 2MB; Posted 28-Mar-2019) Unduplicated Student Poverty FRPM Data 2014 to Current Year File Structure: Unduplicated Student Poverty – FRPM Data 2014 to Current Year
2017–18 Unduplicated Student Poverty – Free or Reduced-Price Meals Data 2017–18 (XLSX; 2MB; Revised 25-May-2018) Unduplicated Student Poverty FRPM Data 2014 to Current Year File Structure: Unduplicated Student Poverty – FRPM Data 2014 to Current Year
2016–17 Unduplicated Student Poverty – Free or Reduced-Price Meals Data 2016–17 (XLS; 5MB; Revised 09-May-2017) Unduplicated Student Poverty FRPM Data 2014 to Current Year File Structure: Unduplicated Student Poverty – FRPM Data 2014 to Current Year
2015–16 Unduplicated Student Poverty – Free or Reduced-Price Meals Data 2015–16 (XLS; 5MB; Revised 02-Dec-2016) Unduplicated Student Poverty FRPM Data 2014 to Current Year File Structure: Unduplicated Student Poverty – FRPM Data 2014 to Current Year
2014–15 Unduplicated Student Poverty – Free or Reduced-Price Meals Data 2014–15 (XLS; 5MB; Posted 24-April-2015) Unduplicated Student Poverty FRPM Data 2014 to Current Year File Structure: Unduplicated Student Poverty – FRPM Data 2014 to Current Year
2013–14 Unduplicated Student Poverty – Free or Reduced-Price Meals Data 2013–14 (XLS; 2MB; Posted 24-June-2014) Unduplicated Student Poverty FRPM Data 2013–14 File Structure: Unduplicated Student Poverty – FRPM Data 2013–14
2012–13 Unduplicated Student Poverty – Free or Reduced-Price Meals Data 2012–13 (XLS; 4MB; Revised 30-June-2014) Unduplicated Student Poverty FRPM Data 2012–13 File Structure: Unduplicated Student Poverty – FRPM Data 2012–13
2011–12 Student Poverty – Free or Reduced-Price Meals Data 2011–13 (XLS;1MB; Posted 10-Apr-2013) Student Poverty FRPM Data 201112 File Structure: Student Poverty – FRPM Data 2011–12

Instructions: Click on the file name you wish to download and save the file to your computer. To view the file, import and open the file in a database or spreadsheet program.

Questions: Data Reporting Office | dro@cde.ca.gov | 916-327-0219 
CALPADS/CBEDS/CDS Operations Office | calpads@cde.ca.gov | 916-324-6738
Last Reviewed: Friday, May 14, 2021