Summer Feeding 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.


Summer Meal Programs

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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.



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