NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM:  TOTAL PARTICIPATION
Data as of April 4, 2014
State/Territory FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
           
Alabama 579,880 579,209 571,291 562,959 539,664
Alaska 53,554 54,723 54,410 53,920 52,589
Arizona 655,498 669,300 661,437 662,564 647,020
Arkansas 351,950 353,464 352,818 348,909 332,497
California 3,175,063 3,239,902 3,281,698 3,333,409 3,285,779
Colorado 390,868 400,180 399,393 389,955 375,025
Connecticut 302,997 303,639 301,545 296,699 280,216
Delaware 90,073 91,998 94,722 96,040 94,571
District of Columbia 44,579 46,367 46,699 47,735 50,502
Florida 1,560,392 1,609,051 1,648,792 1,653,685 1,638,795
Georgia 1,290,996 1,303,198 1,301,069 1,287,033 1,245,368
Guam 18,449 17,611 17,131 17,364 16,575
Hawaii 103,807 117,353 115,694 113,618 113,609
Idaho 170,003 170,081 170,852 170,127 160,198
Illinois 1,148,891 1,167,580 1,162,998 1,142,443 1,153,540
Indiana 788,167 807,786 807,689 801,376 781,172
Iowa 394,391 397,648 396,894 395,600 384,133
Kansas 356,495 360,637 362,152 361,686 348,152
Kentucky 570,755 556,256 553,819 549,534 532,791
Louisiana 586,936 596,034 595,046 588,506 565,263
Maine 107,734 110,669 109,302 107,213 101,005
Maryland 432,643 433,597 435,111 434,140 422,671
Massachusetts 547,582 544,130 542,347 534,456 514,426
Michigan 911,466 920,107 910,341 907,684 874,098
Minnesota 615,043 630,764 631,230 627,280 608,867
Mississippi 405,716 405,577 400,490 398,654 391,574
Missouri 645,262 649,539 646,161 638,943 610,336
Montana 86,652 87,476 87,622 86,705 84,069
Nebraska 243,466 246,266 250,190 251,186 243,120
Nevada 183,808 188,017 212,555 218,552 215,821
New Hampshire 110,811 109,991 107,790 104,546 97,396
New Jersey 705,558 721,726 727,544 729,099 694,018
New Mexico 221,822 227,526 230,861 227,863 218,271
New York 1,812,488 1,826,027 1,823,476 1,796,235 1,723,748
North Carolina 961,612 955,800 948,653 942,745 906,350
North Dakota 80,924 82,443 83,484 85,078 87,065
Ohio 1,120,056 1,136,482 1,133,772 1,114,371 1,063,869
Oklahoma 437,660 449,171 452,426 446,144 438,112
Oregon 310,817 315,223 312,828 307,110 293,373
Pennsylvania 1,150,819 1,159,844 1,153,645 1,127,444 1,065,539
Puerto Rico 373,353 352,447 340,469 339,557 339,679
Rhode Island 79,017 78,531 79,006 79,747 77,353
South Carolina 500,742 501,965 497,669 493,488 478,132
South Dakota 106,266 108,050 108,289 107,367 106,252
Tennessee 692,008 699,875 697,665 687,452 656,847
Texas 3,254,249 3,352,757 3,401,746 3,374,154 3,313,702
Utah 337,710 345,867 350,494 348,886 331,693
Vermont 54,859 55,144 54,919 54,209 51,537
Virginia 752,709 757,862 756,503 749,115 717,614
Virgin Islands 13,948 14,176 14,340 15,235 14,546
Washington 532,526 543,930 545,986 539,859 519,615
West Virginia 207,758 212,390 205,872 201,333 194,032
Wisconsin 594,850 602,515 606,117 596,222 561,177
Wyoming 56,424 56,540 57,420 56,578 53,764
Dept. of Defense 27,996 28,415 28,747 29,112 26,940
  TOTAL 31,310,099 31,752,857 31,841,218 31,630,925 30,694,065
Participation data are nine-month averages; summer months (June-August) are excluded. Participation is based on average daily meals divided by an attendance factor of 0.927. Department of Defense activity represents children of armed forces personnel attending schools overseas. Data are subject to revision.