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Overview of Summer Meal Programs Data

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The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) has made Food and Nutrition data publicly available through the Texas Open Data Portal.
Summer meal program data is provided at the site level and is available by program year.

Summer meal programs include:
  • Seamless Summer Option (SSO)
  • Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)

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Summer Dataset Overview and Update Schedule

All datasets contain program participant data at the site level for the following data:
  • Sponsor/Contracting Entity (CE) name, TDA Sponsor/CE ID, ESC region, TDA region, Texas county
  • Site name, TDA site ID, Site county
  • Type of agency
    • Educational Institution, For Profit Organization, Government Agency, Indian Tribe, Military Installation, Private Non-Profit, Other
  • Type of organization
    • SSO: Charter, Private, Public, Residential Child Care Institution (RCCI)
    • SFSP: Nonresidential Summer Camp, Private Non-Profit, Residential Camp, School Food Authority, Unit of Government
In addition, Contact and Program Participation, Meal Count Information, and Meal Reimbursement data sets contain more detailed information on each of TDA's summer meal programs. 

Contacts and Program Participation
Meal Counts Information
Meal Reimbursements
Access these contact data sets by clicking on the program period below. 
Seamless Summer Option (SSO)
Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
These datasets contain information reported by each site for:
  • CE/Sponsor address
  • Superintendent/CE Administrator contact information
  • CND/Program Contact information
  • Site addresses
  • Site contact information
  • Site dates of operation and meal service days and times
  • Meal types served and service method

Access these claims data sets by clicking on the program period below. 
Seamless Summer Option (SSO)
Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
These datasets contain information reported by each site for:
  • Claim date
  • Monthly meals served by meal type
  • Number of service days by meal type
  • Monthly Average Daily Participation (ADP) by meal type

Access these reimbursement data sets by clicking on the program period below. 
Seamless Summer Option (SSO)
Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
These datasets contain information reported by each sponsor/CE* for:
  • Claim date
  • Monthly reimbursement values by meal type
  • SFSP: Reimbursement for Administration


*While served meals are reported at the site level, summer reimbursements are reported at the sponsor/CE level.