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Percent Low Income Students: 2014-15 1

The percentage of students who are eligible for the Free and Reduced-Price Lunch Program under the National School Lunch Act. [More about...]

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Alabama  52%
AL 52%
Alaska  43%
AK 43%
Arizona  -5
AZ -5
Arkansas  62%
AR 62%
California  59%
CA 59%
Colorado  42%
CO 42%
Connecticut  38%
CT 38%
Delaware  37%
DE 37%
District of Columbia  92%
DC 92%
Florida  58%
FL 58%
Georgia  62%
GA 62%
Hawaii  50%
HI 50%
Idaho  49%
ID 49%
Illinois  54%
IL 54%
Indiana  49%
IN 49%
Iowa  41%
IA 41%
Kansas  50%
KS 50%
Kentucky  57%
KY 57%
Louisiana  64%
LA 64%
Maine  47%
ME 47%
Maryland  45%
MD 45%
Massachusetts  40%
MA 40%
Michigan  47%
MI 47%
Minnesota  38%
MN 38%
Mississippi  74%
MS 74%
Missouri  51%
MO 51%
Montana  44%
MT 44%
Nebraska  44%
NE 44%
Nevada  52%
NV 52%
New Hampshire  29%
NH 29%
New Jersey  37%
NJ 37%
New Mexico  63%
NM 63%
New York  51%
NY 51%
North Carolina  57%
NC 57%
North Dakota  29%
ND 29%
Ohio  45%
OH 45%
Oklahoma  60%
OK 60%
Oregon  51%
OR 51%
Pennsylvania  46%
PA 46%
Puerto Rico  -
PR -
Rhode Island  47%
RI 47%
South Carolina  56%
SC 56%
South Dakota  40%
SD 40%
Tennessee  56%
TN 56%
Texas  59%
TX 59%
Utah  37%
UT 37%
Vermont  39%
VT 39%
Virginia  40%
VA 40%
Washington  46%
WA 46%
West Virginia  46%
WV 46%
Wisconsin  41%
WI 41%
Wyoming  38%
WY 38%

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1 Description: The percentage of students who are eligible for the Free and Reduced-Price Lunch Program under the National School Lunch Act. ; Academic Year: 2014-15; Grade: N/A; Note: The percentage of students who are eligible for the Free and Reduced-Price Lunch Program under the National School Lunch Act, which provides cash subsidies for free and reduced-price lunches to students based on family size and income. Many states use this statistic as an estimate of the portion of the student population that is economically disadvantaged. The percentage is based on the school level file in the CCD Build a Table tool. A dash (-) indicates that the data are not available. A # symbol indicates that data rounds to zero. A “‡” symbol is used for NCES and NAEP data to indicate that their reporting standards were not met. ; Source: Common Core of Data, Tabulated from Elementary/Secondary Information System, 11/10/2015: http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/elsi/; Data Uploaded On: 11/18/2016