Nutrition and Wellness Programs
Free and Reduced-Price Meal Eligibility Data
Free and reduced-price meal eligibility data is collected on October 31 of each year and is available in an Excel spreadsheet. This report contains self-reported data from sponsors in the National School Lunch Program; therefore, not every school in Illinois is listed in the following reports.
The report provides the following information:
- Agreement Number
- Sponsor Name
- School Name
- Free Eligibles
- Reduced-Price Eligibles
- Percent Eligibles
Key to the Coding of Public School Districts and Schools
School districts and schools in Illinois are identified by a unique code. This code is a combination of 15 numbers, or 14 numbers and one letter. The first 11 numbers (or 10 numbers and one letter) of the code identify the school district. The last four numbers identify the particular school in the school district.
|19 -||022 -||1080 -||16||
is the code for Lake Park High School in Roselle.
(1) Region Code: A code of two numbers, from 01-57 for the 45 Regional Offices of Education. Each region is made up of one or more of the 102 Illinois counties. In addition, Region 60 is assigned to the Department of Corrections, and Region 65 is assigned to Other State-Funded Schools. (The region codes are listed on pages v-vii for reference purposes.)
(2) County Code: A code of three numbers, from 001 to 102, assigned to each of the 102 Illinois counties in alphabetical order. In addition, number 105 is assigned to the Department of Corrections, and number 108 is assigned to other State-Funded Public Schools.
(3) District Code: A code of four numbers, or three numbers and one letter, which includes the legal identifier which the school district uses as its district name.
(4) Type Code: A code of two numbers that identifies the type of district or administrative agent:
|01 Common - 1 Teacher||13 Consolidated||22 Old Type||30 Department of Corrections|
|02 Common - Other||15 Charter||24 Community Consolidated||40 Area Vocational Center or State Designated Facility which is jointly owned and operated by member districts|
|03 Consolidated||16 Community||25 Charter||41 Area Vocational Center or Designated Facility which is owned by one district and jointly operated by a number of districts|
|04 Community Consolidated||17 Township||26 Community Unit||60-63 Special Education Cooperative|
|05 Charter||18 Protectorate||80 Other State-Funded Public Schools|
|19 Nonhigh||90 State Charter Schools|
|00 Regional Programs|