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School Nutrition Data

School Nutrition Data

School nutrition data is routinely collected and distributed to help you make informed decisions and identify opportunities to expand and enhance programs.

Get meal count information, program participation and more using the resources below.

School Nutrition Data Dashboard

Explore meal count and claim data for the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Afterschool Snack Program, Special Milk Program, Seamless Summer Option and the Summer Food Service Program.

Data starts in the 2018-2019 school year and meal count files are subject to change due to claim adjustments.

Download School Nutrition Unit Data Export (XLS)


How to Calculate Average Daily Participation (ADP)

ADP can be calculated by dividing the number of student meals served during the month by the operating days in the month. Typically, participation is determined separately for breakfast, lunch, and other meal services offered. The formulas for calculating ADP for lunch and breakfast are as follows:

For more information about submitting data requests, visit the CDE Data Request page or contact Lyza Shaw at shaw_l@cde.state.co .

For media inquiries contact the CDE Communications Division.