SNA Research

SNA Research on the issues and trends impacting school nutrition. 

NSLP and SBP Participation Tracking
Tracking of national participation rates for the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program using USDA data. 

2013 Back to School Trends Report Coming soon!
(SNA non-members click here to purchase)
Report includes information from school nutrition directors on participation and economic trends, expanded breakfast venues, popular food items with students and new meal pattern implementation.

trendSETS Resources Coming soon!
Provides information and insights on hot topics in school nutrition.

Little Big Fact Book:  The Essential Guide to School Nutrition
A compact, easy-to-use reference booklet with critical information about school nutrition programs.

School Nutrition Operations Report
Research report that benchmarks school nutrition operational practices including information on meal prices, participation rates, policies, menu offerings as well as food safety, procurement, and marketing practices.

Growing School Breakfast Participation: New Ways to Deliver Breakfast to
Students On-the-Go

A SNA report on ways school nutrition programs are delivering on-the-go breakfast to middle and high school students - published in 2011.

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The School Nutrition Association has a presence in every state across the country. View links to many of the state associations to find out more about what SNA is doing nationwide. 

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