Child and Adult Care Food Programs (CACFP) – Centers – Site-Level Contact and Program Participation – Program Year 2018-2019

data.texas.gov | Last Updated 18 Jul 2019

<b>New Data Fields Available!</b><br> Dataset content and column order have been updated starting with program year 2018-2019 forward. Older program year datasets will retain original content and organization. <p> <b>About the Agency</b><br> The Texas Department of Agriculture administers 12 U.S. Department of Agriculture nutrition programs in Texas including the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs, the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), and summer meal programs. TDA’s Food and Nutrition division provides technical assistance and training resources to partners operating the programs and oversees the USDA reimbursements they receive to cover part of the cost associated with serving food in their facilities. By working to ensure these partners serve nutritious meals and snacks, the division adheres to its mission — <i>Feeding the Hungry and Promoting Healthy Lifestyles.</i><p> <b>For more information on these programs, please visit our <a href=http://www.SquareMeals.org target="_blank">website</a>.</b><br> <i>A detailed list of TDA Food and Nutrition datasets and data fields available on the Texas Open Data Portal can be found on our <b><a href=https://data.texas.gov/stories/s/TDA-Data-Overview-Food-and-Nutrition-Programs-Open/nk79-w2cs/ target="_blank">TDA Data Overview - Food and Nutrition Open Data</a></b> </i>page. <p> <hr> <b>About the Dataset</b><br> <b>This dataset contains contact information and program participation information for all CACFP meal sites approved by TDA to operate as a center during the 2018-2019 program year.</b> CACFP centers include Adult Day Care Centers (ADC), Child Care Centers (CCC), At-Risk Afterschool Centers (At-Risk), Head Start Centers, emergency shelters, and centers providing care for students outside school hours.</b> Sites can participate in one or more CACFP sub-programs. The CACFP program year begins October 1 and ends September 30.<p> This dataset only includes information for CACFP centers. <b>For data on Texas Day Care Homes (DCH) participating in CACFP, please refer to the “Child and Adult Care Food Programs (CACFP) – Day Care Homes – Contact and Program Participation” dataset, also on the State of Texas Open Data Portal.</b><p> An overview of <b>all CACFP data available</b> on the Texas Open Data Portal can be found at our <b><a href=https://data.texas.gov/stories/s/iekx-7mdi target="_blank">TDA Data Overview - Child and Adult Care Food Programs</a></b> page.<p> <hr> <b>About Dataset Updates</b><br> TDA aims to post new program year data by December 15 of the active program year. Updates will occur quarterly and end 90 days after the close of the program year. Any data posted during the active update period is subject to change. After 90 days from the close of the program year, the dataset will remain published but will no longer be updated.

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This dataset has the following 74 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
ProgramYearprogramyeartextA program year for Child and Adult Care Food Programs (CACFP) is defined as October 1 of one year through September 30 of the following year.
ReportTypereporttypetextType of information being reported in the dataset
CEIDceidtextUnique number assigned to Contracting Entity (CE) to identify organization as program sponsor
CENamecenametextContracting Entity (CE) name
TypeOfAgencytypeofagencytextType of agency the Contracting Entity (CE) operates as. Data displayed as: Educational Institution/For Profit Organization/Government Agency/Indian Tribe/Military Installation/Private Non Profit Organization
TypeOfCEOrgtypeofceorgtextType of organization the Contracting Entity (CE) operates as. Data displayed as: Independent Center/Sponsor of Affiliated & Unaffiliated Sites/Sponsor of Affiliated Sites/Sponsor of Unaffiliated Sites
ESCesctextEducational Service Center (ESC) region
TDARegiontdaregiontextTexas Department of Agriculture (TDA) service region
CEStatuscestatustextContracting Entity is eligible and/or participating in nutrition program. Data displayed as: Active/Inactive. New field added for program year 2018-2019
CETerminationStatusceterminationstatustextTermination category for Contracting Entity (CE) that is no longer participating in this TDA nutrition program. Data displayed as: Self Cancelled/TDA cancelled/(blank – not terminated). New field added for program year 2018-2019
CETerminatedAsOfDateceterminatedasofdatecalendar_dateDate that participation in this TDA nutrition program effectively ends for the Contracting Entity (CE). Data displayed as: MM/DD/YYYY / (blank – not terminated). New field added for program year 2018-2019
CEApplicationCycleceapplicationcycletextDescription of Contracting Entity (CE) application type based on program participation in previous program year. Data displayed as: Continuing/NewApp/Renewal. New field added for program year 2018-2019
SiteIDsiteidtextNumber assigned to identify site within CE
SiteNamesitenametextSite name
SiteStatussitestatustextSite is eligible and/or participating in nutrition program. Data displayed as: Active/Inactive. New field added for program year 2018-2019
SiteTerminationStatussiteterminationstatustextTermination category for site that is no longer participating in this TDA nutrition program. Data for CACFP Centers displayed as: Contracting Entity Closed /Self Cancelled/TDA cancelled/TDA Terminated(blank – not terminated). New field added for program year 2018-2019
SiteTerminatedAsOfDatesiteterminatedasofdatecalendar_dateDate that participation in this TDA nutrition program effectively ends for the site. Data displayed as: MM/DD/YYYY / (blank – not terminated). New field added for program year 2018-2019
CountyDistrictCodecountydistrictcodetextCounty District Code for county in which site in located
CECountycecountytextCounty in which the Contracting Entity (CE) is located
SiteCountysitecountytextCounty in which the site is located
CEStreetAddressLine1cestreetaddressline1textContracting Entity (CE) street address, line 1
CEStreetAddressLine2cestreetaddressline2textContracting Entity (CE) street address, line 2 (if applicable)
CEStreetAddressCitycestreetaddresscitytextContracting Entity (CE) street address, city
CEStreetAddressStatecestreetaddressstatetextContracting Entity (CE) street address, state
CEStreetAddressZipCodecestreetaddresszipcodetextContracting Entity (CE) street address, zip code
CEMailingAddressLine1cemailingaddressline1textContracting Entity (CE) mailing address, line 1
CEMailingAddressLine2cemailingaddressline2textContracting Entity (CE) mailing address, line 2 (if applicable)
CEMailingAddressCitycemailingaddresscitytextContracting Entity (CE) mailing address, city
CEMailingAddressStatecemailingaddressstatetextContracting Entity (CE) mailing address, state
CEMailingAddressZipCodecemailingaddresszipcodetextContracting Entity (CE) mailing address, zip code
SiteStreetAddressLine1sitestreetaddressline1textSite street address, line 1
SiteStreetAddressLine2sitestreetaddressline2textSite street address, line 2 (if applicable)
SiteStreetAddressCitysitestreetaddresscitytextSite street address, city
SiteStreetAddressStatesitestreetaddressstatetextSite street address, state
SiteStreetAddressZipCodesitestreetaddresszipcodetextSite street address, zip code
SiteMailingAddressLine1sitemailingaddressline1textSite mailing address, line 1
SiteMailingAddressLine2sitemailingaddressline2textSite mailing address, line 2 (if applicable)
SiteMailingAddressCitysitemailingaddresscitytextSite mailing address, city
SiteMailingAddressStatesitemailingaddressstatetextSite mailing address, state
SiteMailingAddressZipCodesitemailingaddresszipcodetextSite mailing address, zip code
CEAdministratorSalutationceadministratorsalutationtextHonorific salutation for CE administrator. Optional entry for CE. Format: Mr., Ms., Dr., etc.
CEAdministratorFirstNameceadministratorfirstnametextCE administrator first name
CEAdministratorLastNameceadministratorlastnametextCE administrator last name
CEAdministratorTitlePositionceadministratortitlepositiontextCE administrator title or position
CEAdministratorEmailceadministratoremailtextCE administrator email address
CEAdministratorPhoneceadministratorphonetextCE administrator phone number
SiteContactSalutationsitecontactsalutationtextHonorific salutation for site contact. Optional entry. Format: Mr., Ms. Dr., etc.
SiteContactFirstNamesitecontactfirstnametextSite contact first name. Site contact is the person in charge of this center on a daily basis.
SiteContactLastNamesitecontactlastnametextSite contact last name. Site contact is the person in charge of this center on a daily basis.
SiteContactTitlePositionsitecontacttitlepositiontextSite contact title or position. Site contact is the person in charge of this center on a daily basis.
SiteContactEmailsitecontactemailtextSite contact email address. Site contact is the person in charge of this center on a daily basis.
SiteContactPhonesitecontactphonetextSite contact phone number. Site contact is the person in charge of this center on a daily basis.
TaxStatustaxstatustextTax status site files under. Data displayed as: For Profit/Non Profit/Other/Public
TaxStatusDescriptiontaxstatusdescriptiontextExplanation if “Other” was selected for Site Tax Status
SiteAffiliationsiteaffiliationtextThe relationship the site has with its Contracting Entity (CE) sponsor. Affiliated sites are part of the CE organization. Unaffiliated sites are not part of the CE organization. Data displayed as: Affiliated/Unaffiliated
AdultDayCareadultdaycaretextSite operates as an adult day care (ADC) center. Data displayed as: Y/N
ChildCarechildcaretextSite operates as a child care center (CCC). Data displayed as: Y/N
OutsideSchoolHoursoutsideschoolhourstextSite operates as an outside school hours center. Data displayed as: Y/N
EmergencyShelteremergencysheltertextSite operates as an emergency shelter. Data displayed as: Y/N
HeadStartheadstarttextSite operates as a Head Start center. Data displayed as: Y/N
At-RiskAfterschoolCareCenterat_riskafterschoolcarecentertextSite operates as an At-Risk afterschool care center (At-Risk). Data displayed as: Y/N
AT-RiskOnly?at_riskonlytextSite operates as an At-Risk center only. Data displayed as: Y/N
SiteLicenseNumbersitelicensenumbertextIf site is licensed, license number
SiteLicenseCapacitysitelicensecapacitynumberIf site is licensed, participant capacity as per site license
FreeEligibleEnrolledfreeeligibleenrollednumberNumber of participants eligible for free meals enrolled at the site in the calendar month preceding program application. New field added for program year 2018-2019
ReducedPriceEligibleEnrolledreducedpriceeligibleenrollednumberNumber of participants eligible for reduced-price meals enrolled at the site in the calendar month preceding program application. New field added for program year 2018-2019
PaidEligibleEnrolledpaideligibleenrollednumberNumber of enrolled participants reported on the site application not eligible for free or reduced price meals in the calendar month preceding program application. New field added for program year 2018-2019
TotalParticipantsEnrolledtotalparticipantsenrollednumberTotal number of participants enrolled at the site in the calendar month preceding program application.
AgeRangeOfParticipantsagerangeofparticipantstextAge range of participants enrolled at site. Data displayed as: # Yrs # Mnths - # Yrs to # Mnths
MealPreparationMethodmealpreparationmethodtextMethod used by site to prepare meals. Data displayed as: Prepared on site/Prepared at Central Facility and Delivered/Contracted with a Public School/Purchased from a food service vendor/Other. Selection of multiple methods is possible.
MealServiceMethodmealservicemethodtextMethod used by site to serve meals. Data is displayed as: Unit (Cafeteria)/Family
FoodServiceContractfoodservicecontracttextIndicates whether site has a food service contract. Data displayed as: Y/N
FoodServiceVendorNamefoodservicevendornametextName of food service vendor if site uses a food service contract
Georeferencegeocoded_column_1pointGeolocation of site based on site street address for map visualization.