Free or reduced-price school lunch participation (by county) in South Dakota

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Why This Indicator Matters

The National School Lunch Program — the nation’s second largest food and nutrition assistance program behind SNAP — makes it possible for all school children to receive a nutritious lunch every school day. Studies show that participation in school lunch reduces food insecurity, obesity rates, and poor health.
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Definitions:   The percent of school-aged children eligible for free or reduced price school lunches.

Data Source: Child and Adult Nutrition Services, South Dakota Department of Education.

Footnotes: NA = the agency has 90% or more of the children eligible for free or reduced price meals or have 10 or fewer children enrolled.

These data are for school years.

Updated 4 November 2019