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1BIL
The Number of School Meals served in California annually.
California Department of Education (SY 14/15)
$2.4BIL
The amount of state and federal funding allocated to California school meals annually.
California Department of Education (SY 14/15)
6.2MIL
Total K-12 enrollment in California.
California Department of Education (SY 15/16)
6.2MIL
Total K-12 enrollment in California
#1
California’s ranking in the United States in terms of agricultural productivity.
USDA Farm Income and Wealth Statistics
52%
Percentage of students eligible for free and reduced school meals in the United States.
National Center for Education Statistics (SY 13/14)
60%
Percentage of students eligible for free and reduced school meals in California.
California Department of Education (SY 13/14)
35 - 50%
The estimated amount of a student’s daily calories that are consumed at school.
Making the Case + Action for Healthy Kids

A partnership of the Center for Ecoliteracy and the TomKat Foundation, California Food for California Kids® is a comprehensive statewide initiative designed to increase students’ ecological understanding about where their food comes from and how it reaches the table, improve children’s health and academic achievement, celebrate the abundance of California agriculture, enhance the state economy, and benefit the environment.