Free and Reduced School Lunch Data


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions. It provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to children each school day. The program was established under the National School Lunch Act, signed by President Harry Truman in 1946.

The following links reflect annual free and reduced school lunch data in Arkansas:

* DISCLAIMER: This database was updated from the following corresponding databases: Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) – National School Lunch Program data submitted by charter schools and public school district during Cycle II submission period ending October 15 of the current year. Data is submitted to the National Center of Education Statistics (NCES) and Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC).


For more information, please contact:

Wilma Toombs, Program Advisor
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Learning Services
Four Capitol Mall, Room 402-A
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-371-1944
Fax:  501-682-5010

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