FEDERAL COST OF SCHOOL FOOD PROGRAMS 1]
(Data as of April 04, 2014)
     Cash Payments Commodity Costs 2]     
     National School                          Total
Fiscal  School Break- Special      Entitle-           Federal
Year  Lunch fast 3] Milk Total ment 4] Bonus Total Cost
     --------------------------------------Millions of Dollars-------------------------------
1969 203.8 5.4 101.3 310.5 272.0 -- 272.0 582.5
1970 300.2 10.8 101.2 412.2 265.2 -- 265.2 679.4
1971 532.2 19.4 91.2 642.8 277.3 -- 277.3 920.1
1972 738.7 24.9 90.3 853.9 312.1 -- 312.1 1,166.0
1973 882.1 34.6 90.8 1,007.5 331.0 -- 331.0 1,338.5
1974 1,085.4 59.1 49.2 1,193.7 316.1 -- 316.1 1,509.8
1975 1,289.0 86.1 122.9 1,498.0 423.5 -- 423.5 1,921.5
1976 1,491.5 113.7 138.5 1,743.7 418.6 -- 418.6 2,162.3
1977 1,570.3 148.6 150.0 1,868.9 540.8 -- 540.8 2,409.7
1978 1,808.3 181.2 135.3 2,124.8 485.3 57.6 542.9 2,667.7
1979 1,983.7 231.0 133.6 2,348.3 675.3 69.6 744.9 3,093.2
1980 2,279.4 287.8 145.2 2,712.4 765.5 139.0 904.5 3,616.9
1981 2,380.6 331.7 100.8 2,813.1 578.9 316.3 895.2 3,708.3
1982 2,185.4 317.3 18.3 2,521.0 426.2 330.8 757.0 3,278.0
1983 2,401.8 343.8 17.4 2,763.0 426.8 374.1 800.9 3,563.9
1984 2,507.7 364.0 16.0 2,887.7 440.5 386.9 827.4 3,715.1
1985 2,578.4 379.3 15.8 2,973.5 456.0 345.2 801.3 3,774.8
1986 2,714.6 406.3 15.5 3,136.4 445.7 376.2 821.9 3,958.3
1987 2,797.1 446.8 15.5 3,259.4 448.5 439.6 888.2 4,147.6
1988 2,916.4 482.1 18.7 3,417.2 466.3 347.4 813.7 4,230.9
1989 3,005.2 513.4 18.5 3,537.1 472.7 291.5 764.1 4,301.3
1990 3,213.9 599.2 19.2 3,832.2 463.2 154.1 617.3 4,449.5
1991 3,524.6 689.9 19.8 4,234.3 590.0 109.1 699.1 4,933.4
1992 3,856.1 791.1 19.5 4,666.8 583.1 119.8 702.9 5,369.7
1993 4,081.3 873.3 18.7 4,973.4 577.8 90.5 668.4 5,641.8
1994 4,290.7 963.6 17.8 5,272.0 629.2 96.2 725.3 5,997.4
1995 4,466.2 1,049.0 17.0 5,532.2 611.8 81.8 693.6 6,225.8
1996 4,661.5 1,118.8 16.8 5,797.1 647.2 45.8 693.0 6,490.1
1997 4,934.1 1,214.3 17.4 6,165.8 590.9 28.8 619.7 6,785.4
1998 5,101.6 1,272.2 16.8 6,390.6 642.5 85.7 728.2 7,118.8
1999 5,314.5 1,345.5 16.5 6,676.5 661.1 43.8 704.9 7,381.4
2000 5,492.9 1,393.3 15.4 6,901.6 606.6 48.6 655.2 7,556.8
2001 5,612.3 1,450.1 15.5 7,078.0 802.2 60.6 862.8 7,940.8
2002 6,049.6 1,566.7 16.1 7,632.3 720.6 82.6 803.3 8,435.6
2003 6,340.6 1,651.8 14.3 8,006.7 696.9 151.7 848.7 8,855.3
2004 6,663.1 1,775.8 14.2 8,453.1 762.5 200.5 963.0 9,416.1
2005 7,055.3 1,927.2 16.4 8,998.9 824.0 151.1 975.1 9,974.0
2006 7,387.9 2,041.9 14.6 9,444.4 772.9 29.4 802.3 10,246.7
2007 7,706.1 2,163.5 13.6 9,883.2 1,017.0 16.2 1,033.2 10,916.4
2008 8,264.8 2,365.5 14.9 10,645.2 1,034.0 18.5 1,052.5 11,697.7
2009 8,874.5 2,582.7 14.1 11,471.3 933.7 185.4 1,119.1 12,590.4
2010 9,751.7 2,859.3 11.9 12,622.9 1,044.1 83.8 1,127.9 13,750.7
2011 10,105.0 3,034.2 12.3 13,151.6 1,031.4 163.7 1,195.1 14,346.7
2012 10,414.6 3,277.2 12.3 13,704.1 1,156.9 7.1 1,163.9 14,868.0
2013 11,052.6 3,511.0 10.7 14,574.4 1,157.6 5.8 1,163.4 15,737.8
 
FY 2013 data are preliminary; all data are subject to revision. 
1] Does not include payments for the Federal share of State administrative expenses.
2] Food distribution costs represent the value of food distributed during the fiscal year.
3] Excludes start-up costs.
4] Includes cash-in-lieu of commodities and Commodity Schools.