We are a statewide policy and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the health and well being of low income Californians by increasing their access to nutritious, affordable food.

School Meal Analysis

CFPA's school meal analysis describes student participation in the National School Lunch & School Breakfast Programs and the resulting fiscal impact on California's public school districts.

CFPA Primary Contact

Tia Shimada
Director of Programs
Oakland Office
510.433.1122 ext 109

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School Meal Analysis: 2015-16

Data Tables

  • Statewide Summary: School Meal Access and Participation PDF
  • Local School Meal Data: CFPA's County Profiles link

Overview

School Meal Analysis Graphic

Take Action

Legislators, administrators, educators, parents, students, and concerned community members can take immediate action
to ensure that all students are well nourished and ready to learn.
  • Support SB 138 which would increase access to school meals by implementing Medi-Cal Direct Certification statewide and call upon very high poverty schools to offer free school meals to all students link
  • Start up or expand Breakfast After the Bell with the help of new grant fundingĀ link
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