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February 19, 2014

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HARRISBURG —

Breakfast participation

The table below includes data on breakfast participation by county and the county’s ranking among 67 counties in Pennsylvania.

It also includes district data on percentage of children who qualify for free or reduced lunch.

Cambria County

Percent of low-income students who eat school breakfast: 47 percent

State ranking: 16th

 

Blacklick Valley

Enrollment:786

Percentage receiving free or reduced lunch: 53.56 percent

 

Cambria Heights

Enrollment: 1,465

Percentage receiving free or reduced lunch: 29.76 percent

 

Central Cambria

Enrollment: 1,703

Percentage receiving free or reduced lunch: 33.41 percent

 

Conemaugh Valley

Enrollment: 830

Percentage receiving free or reduced lunch: 52.17 percent

 

Ferndale Area

Enrollment: 732

Percentage receiving free or reduced lunch: 64.75 percent

 

Forest Hills

Enrollment: 1,957

Percentage receiving free or reduced lunch: 45.17

 

Greater Johnstown

Enrollment: 3,161

Percentage receiving free or reduced lunch: 82 percent

 

Northern Cambria

Enrollment: 1,136

Percentage receiving free or reduced lunch: 44.63 percent

 

Penn Cambria

Enrollment: 1,767

Percentage receiving free or reduced lunch: 36.33 percent

 

Portage Area

Enrollment: 939

Percentage receiving free or reduced lunch: 56.87 percent

 

Richland

Enrollment: 1,730

Percentage receiving free or reduced lunch: 22.66 percent

 

Westmont Hilltop

Enrollment: 1,554

Percentage receiving free or reduced lunch: 26.64 percent

 

Somerset County

Percent of low-income students who eat school breakfast: 46 percent

State ranking: 19th

 

Berlin Brothersvalley

Enrollment: 792

Percentage receiving free or reduced lunch: 35.8 percent

 

Conemaugh Township Area

Enrollment: 991

Percentage receiving free or reduced lunch: 41.5 percent

 

Meyersdale Area

Enrollment: 908

Percentage receiving free or reduced lunch: 45.2 percent

 

North Star

Enrollment: 1,159

Percentage receiving free or reduced lunch: 50.65 percent

 

Rockwood Area

Enrollment: 744

Percentage receiving free or reduced lunch: 39.11 percent

 

Salisbury-Elk Lick

Enrollment: 295

Percentage receiving free or reduced lunch: 50.85 percent

 

Shade-Central City

Enrollment: 516

Percentage receiving free or reduced lunch: 54.84 percent

 

Shanksville-Stonycreek

Enrollment: 341

Percentage receiving free or reduced lunch: 34.68

 

Somerset Area

Enrollment: 2,257

Percentage receiving free or reduced lunch: 45.02 percent

 

Turkeyfoot Valley Area

Enrollment: 411

Percentage receiving free or reduced lunch: 61 percent

 

Windber Area

Enrollment: 1,225

Percentage receiving free or reduced lunch: 44 percent

Sources: PDE and Coalition Against Hunger

 

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