Change Indicator

Children receiving free or reduced-price lunch in Minnesota

Children receiving free or reduced-price lunch

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definition and Source

PROVIDER

Definition

Number of students whose household income must be below 185% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines to qualify. Not all income-eligible students participate in the program. Private and home-schooled children are not included. 
N.A.: Not Available

Data Source

Minnesota Department of Education, Data Center, Enrollments 
Available: Data Reports and Analytics (mn.gov)

Notes

Children approved to receive these meals in October of each school year. Schools are assigned to the county where their district offices are located. The data year represents the first portion of the school year, e.g., data for 2015 is for school year 2015-16, etc.

Last Updated

November 2022