Percent Free and Reduced-Price Participation in School Lunch Program

Note: To determine state-level free and reduced-price participation rates, CBO calculated the ratio of 2014 NSLP participants at the free and reduced-price levels to the population ages 5–18.

Data Source: Congressional Budget Office, based on data from the Census Bureau and the Food and Nutrition Service.

Source: Congressional Budget Office: Child Nutrition Programs: Spending and Policy Options