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Calories In, Calories Out: Food and Exercise in Public Elementary Schools, 2005

NCES 2006-057
May 2006

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Table 11. Percent of public elementary schools indicating that companies have contracts to sell drinks or snack foods at the school, and percentage distribution reporting various agreements with those companies, by selected school characteristics: 2005
    Agreement with companies1
School characteristic Has contract with companies School/district receives a specific percentage of the sales receipts School/district receives sales incentives for a specified amount of sales receipts Other agreement or incentive
   All public elementary schools 2369242
Enrollment size 
   Less than 300 2564334
   300 to 499 217018#
   500 or more 237221
School locale 
   City 187212
   Urban fringe 215923
   Town 19
   Rural 317432
Region 
   Northeast 205510
   Southeast 297819
   Central 256929
   West 196829
Percent minority enrollment 
   Less than 6 percent 266433
   6 to 20 percent 247317
   21 to 49 percent 206225
   50 percent or more 206918
Percent of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch 
   Less than 35 percent 236615
   35 to 49 percent 226945
   50 to 74 percent 257026
   75 percent or more 217221
# Rounds to zero.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
1 Based on the 23 percent of public elementary schools that had a contract with companies to sell drinks or snack foods at the school. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Fast Response Survey System (FRSS), "Foods and Physical Activity in Public Elementary Schools: 2005," FRSS 87, 2005.


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