Program Statistics

TDA Food and Nutrition Program Statistics Metadata Overview

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Program statistics posted here are a snapshot of TDA Food and Nutrition data as of December 9, 2019. Program Statistics are updated annually. 

More frequently updated data can be found free and open to the public on the Texas Open Data Portal at Data.Texas.Gov.

Program statistics are derived from the site-level reimbursement datasets found on the Texas Open Data Portal. For more information on what datasets are posted, how often they are updated, and how to access this data, please visit our TDA Food and Nutrition Open Data page on SquareMeals.org.


How SquareMeals.org Program Statistics Data are Reported


Number of Contracting Entities (CE) and sites

CE and sites are counted as participants if they have submitted at least one approved claim in the program year.

Average meals served per day

Average meals served per day is calculated as the total number of meals served in a time period divided by the average serving days in that time period.  Average serving days is calculated as the total number of non-zero meal serving days in a time period divided by the total number of sites reporting at least one meal serving day in that time period.

Meals served for the year

Total meals served for the year is calculated as a sum of all meals reported on approved claims for the program year.

Reimbursements

Meal reimbursements are reported as the sum of all approved reimbursements for the program year.

Child and Adult Care Food Program  Minimize 
The CACFP Program year spans October 1 through september 30 Program Year 2017-2018  Program Year 2018-2019

ADULT DAY CARE 
   
Contracting Entities* 286  272
Sites* 418  404 
Average Number of Breakfasts Served Per Day (November) 24,508
 24,572 
Average Number of Lunches Served Per Day (November)
25,701  25,799 
Breakfast Served for the Year 6,223,502  6,237,839 
Lunches Served for the Year 6,528,447  6,540,640
Snacks Served for the Year 5,990,028 6,031,124
Suppers Served for the Year 31,280 38,106
Total Meals Served for the Year 18,773,257  18,847,709 
Federal Reimbursement for Breakfast $10,883,204 $11,165,821
Federal Reimbursement for Lunch $22,553,077  $23,151,701
Federal Reimbursement for Snack $5,261,599  $5,474,258
Federal Reimbursement for Supper $105,200  $134,539
Federal Reimbursement for Cash in Lieu $1,529,303  $1,550,202
Total Federal Reimbursement for Adult Day Care Centers  $40,332,382  $41,476,522

CHILD CARE CENTERS
   
Contracting Entities 958  957 
Sites 8,279  8,539 
Average Number of Breakfasts Served Per Day (November) 136,926  137,780
Average Number of Lunches Served Per Day (November) 176,160  178,510
Breakfast Served for the Year 32,815,527 33,448,077
Lunches Served for the Year 44,519,542 44,558,999
Snacks Served for the Year 60,492,928 60,760,512
Suppers Served for the Year 45,575,011 52,095,956
Total Meals Served for the Year 183,403,008 191,863,544
Federal Reimbursements for Breakfast $41,792,781  $43,338,799
Federal Reimbursements for Lunch $114,295,815 $119,415,024
Federal Reimbursements for Snack $38,433,163  $39,580,122
Federal Reimbursements for Supper $152,110,025  $178,764,766
Federal Reimbursements for Cash in Lieu $20,995,130  $23,000,114
Total Federal Reimbursements for Child Care Centers $367,626,913  $404,098,826

DAY CARE HOMES
   
Contracting Entities* 39  37 
Sites* 4,914  4,560 
Average Number of Breakfasts Served Per Day (November)
17,248  16,058 
Average Number of Lunches Served Per Day (November) 22,433  21,156
Breakfast Served for the Year 4,257,500 3,995,633
Lunches Served for the Year 5,944,261  5,571,303 
Snacks Served for the Year 7,839,599 7,180,654
Suppers Served for the Year 3,950,224 3,618,229
Total Meals Served for the Year 21,991,584 20,365,819
Federal Reimbursements for Breakfast $5,269,375  $4,941,221
Federal Reimbursements for Lunch $14,176,808  $13,300,109
Federal Reimbursements for Snack $5,455,911 $4,998,466
Federal Reimbursements for Supper $9,615,854 $8,837,116
Federal Reimbursements for Administration $4,618,684  $4,400,366
Total Federal Reimbursements for Day Care Homes $39,136,632  $36,477,279

TOTAL CACFP
   
Contracting Entities^ 1,283  1,266
Sites^ 13,611  13,503
Breakfast Served for the Year 43,296,529  43,681,549
Lunches Served for the Year 56,992,250 57,670,942
Snacks Served for the Year 74,322,555 73,968,862
Suppers Served for the Year 49,556,515 55,644,691
Total Meals Served for the Year 224,167,849 230,966,044
Federal Reimbursements for Breakfast $57,945,360  $59,445,841
Federal Reimbursements for Lunch $151,025,699  $155,866,834
Federal Reimbursements for Snack $49,150,673  $50,052,846
Federal Reimbursements for Supper $161,831,080  $187,736,422
Federal Reimbursements for Cash in Lieu $22,524,432  $24,550,317
Federal Reimbursements for Administration $4,618,684  $4,400,366

Total Federal Reimbursement for CACFP 


$447,095,928
 
$482,052,627
CACFP Child Care represents Child Care Centers, At-Risk centers, Head Start centers, emergency shelters, and centers that serve meals outside of school hours.

For "Mixed" Tier II Day Care Homes, average serving days are determined by using the highest Tier II serving day in November.

Contracting Entities (CEs) may participate in more than one CACFP program. Total CACFP CE count will represent a CE more than once if the CE sponsors sites in different CACFP programs (Adult Day Care, Child Care Centers, Day Care Homes).

Special Milk Program  Minimize 
The School Nutrition Programs Program Year spans july 1 through june 31. Program Year 2017-2018  Program Year 2018-2019
     
Contracting Entities 3 3
Sites 3 3
Average Half Pints Served Per Day for the Year 268 162
Half Pints Served for the Year 59,298 35,913 
Total Federal Reimbursements: $12,304 $7,362


National School Lunch/Breakfast Programs

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The School Nutrition Programs Program year spans July 1 through June 31
Program Year 2017-2018* 
Program Year 2018-2019

 
Education Service Centers 20 20 
School Districts/Contract Entities (Public & Charter) 1,132 1,127 
Schools 8,259
8,303 
 
Private RCCI Contract Entities 110
100 
Private RCCI Sites 201
191
 
Average Number of Breakfasts Served Per Day (September - May) 1,819,153
1,838,269 
Average Number of Lunches Served Per Day (September - May)
3,140,522
3,164,232 
Average Number of Snacks Served Per Day (September - May)
106,289
97,439  
 
Breakfasts Served for the Year 313,050,312
320,956,699
Lunches Served for the Year 540,012,902 552,628,745
Snacks Served for the Year 16,113,165 15,395,309
     
Total Number of Meals Served for the Year
869,176,379  888,980,753
     
Federal Reimbursement for Breakfast $576,142,165
$611,690,984 
Federal Reimbursement for Lunch $1,455,000,333
$1,534,971,999
Federal Reimbursement for Snack $13,842,107
$13,815,577 
State Reimbursement (Public Schools) $14,494,835
$13,958,055

 
Total Federal and State Reimbursement for NSLP and SBP $2,059,479,440
$2,174,436,615
 
*Correction: Previously posted data for 2017-2018 School Nutrition Programs reported 'Meals for the Year' for September through May only. Updated data for 2017-2018 School Nutrition Program 'Meals served for the Year' now represent data for the entire program year (July 1 – June 31).

Summer Feeding Programs  Minimize 
Summer Meal Programs run mid-May Through the end of August Program Year 2018  Program Year 2019 
Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
  
Contracting Entities 313
291
Sites 3,710
3,503 
     
Average Number of Lunches Served Per Day (May) 12,854 15,250
Average Number of Lunches Served Per Day (June)
216,236 213,157
Average Number of Lunches Served Per Day (July)
114,637 113,539
 Average Number of Lunches Served Per Day (August)
69,362  69,750
     
Breakfast Meals Served for the Year
2,815,533 2,767,263
AM Snack Meals Served for the Year
77,045
106,167
 Lunch Meals served for the year 5,580,687 5,472,411 
 PM Snack Meals served for the year 1,032,617
961,129
 Supper Meals served for the year 266,041
188,616
 Meals served for the year 9,771,923
9,495,586
 Federal Reimbursement $29,972,347
$29,919,362 
 
Seamless Summer Option  
Contracting Entities 351
361 
Sites 1,983
2,208
 
Average Number of Lunches Served Per Day (May) 14,976 20,573
Average Number of Lunches Served Per Day (June) 172,025 188,267
Average Number of Lunches Served Per Day (July) 61,253 61,582
Average Number of Lunches Served Per Day (August) 39,296 36,587
 
Breakfast Meals served for the year 2,180,688
2,318,698 
AM Snack Meals served for the year 2,288 3,077
Lunch Meals served for the year 3,470,455 3,713,798
PM Snack Meals served for the year  53,247
71,592 
Supper Meals served for the year 28,581
 25,322 
Meals served for the year  5,735,259
6,132,487 
Federal Reimbursement  $16,206,183
$17,750,186 
 
 Total Summer Meal Programs    
 Contracting Entities 664 652
 Sites 5,693 5,711
 Meals Served for the Year 15,507,182 15,628,073
 Total Federal Reimbursement for Summer Meals $46,178,531  $47,669,548
Summer Meal Program data represents all reported meals served, including second meals that were ineligible for reimbursement. Supper meals served for the year (2019) include suppers served in September as a result of Tropical Storm Imelda.

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program  Minimize 

The Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Program Year spans July 1 through june 30. Program Year 2017-2018 Program Year 2018-2019
     
Contracting Entities: 58 67  
Sites: 341 320  
Total Enrollment at Participating Sites: 184,431 164,452
Dollar per Student: $45 $48 
Total Federal Reimbursements: $8,378,737 $7,969,512 



USDA Foods  Minimize 
Program Year  July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017  July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018
NSLP - USDA Foods $185,208,229  $199,414,540 
SFSP $73,531  $82,480 
Total Food Distribution Program: $185,281,760  $199,497,020 
   
Program Year  Sept 1, 2016-Aug 31, 2017  Sept 1, 2017-Aug 31, 2018
Commodity Supplemental Food Program $10,477,747  $12,908,926 
The Emergency Food Assistance Program $45,300,369  $42,359,027 
Senior Farmer Market Nutrition Program $115,288  $115,288 
   
Program Year  May 1, 2017-Sept 30, 2017  May 1, 2018-Sept 30, 2018
Farmers Market Nutrition Program $1,054,646  $1,054,646 

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