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