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Demographic and Financial Characteristics of School Districts with Low and High A La Carte Sales in Rural Kansas Public Schools

This paper examines how Kansas school districts with low à la carte sales differ from districts with moderate to high à la carte sales on important demographic and financial characteristics. A la carte sales are foods and beverages sold outside the federal reimbursable school meals program. Researchers found that in rural districts with low à More

Date: June 2011

Resource Type: Journal Article

Focus Areas: Pricing & Economics School & After School

Examining the Financial Impact of a la Carte Foods in Kansas Public Schools

This project will characterize demographic and financial differences in the dependence on a la carte food sales among school food service programs. Specifically, the aims of this research are to: (a) classify and describe school districts according to their level of a la carte dependence, (b) explore key financial and demographic characteristics that distinguish low, More

Date: September 2008

Resource Type: Grant Summary

Focus Areas: Pricing & Economics School & After School