New ED Data Express is coming. Share your input in this short survey.

You are here:  Data Elements » Migrant Education Program » Migrant Students Eligible for Services » Migrant Eligible Students - 12 months: 2015-16 »

Number of Eligible Migrant Students, 12 Months - Total: 2015-16 1

The total unduplicated statewide number of eligible migrant children who, within three years of making a qualifying move, resided in a State one or more days, between September 1 and August 31 of a reporting period. [More about...]

Skip to content
The user can use the Graphs and Tables tool to explore basic state data values for the selected Data Element. The user can use the Data Mapping tool to explore basic state data values state-by-state for the selected data element, color-coded by value.    
View data table
Download Data Element Report Get the Excel Viewer
State Sort states in alphabetical ascending orderSort states in alphabetical descending order Value Sort states by data element value in ascending orderSort states by data element value in descending order
   04885997718
National 
US †
Alabama  2120
AL 2120
Alaska  12488
AK 12488
Arizona  10687
AZ 10687
Arkansas  5447
AR 5447
California  96751
CA 96751
Colorado  5067
CO 5067
Connecticut 
CT †
Delaware  239
DE 239
District of Columbia 
DC †
Florida  25396
FL 25396
Georgia  8869
GA 8869
Hawaii  2098
HI 2098
Idaho  4285
ID 4285
Illinois  1226
IL 1226
Indiana  1939
IN 1939
Iowa  1821
IA 1821
Kansas  5312
KS 5312
Kentucky  4037
KY 4037
Louisiana  1965
LA 1965
Maine  479
ME 479
Maryland  211
MD 211
Massachusetts  557
MA 557
Michigan  5463
MI 5463
Minnesota  1459
MN 1459
Mississippi  451
MS 451
Missouri  949
MO 949
Montana  976
MT 976
Nebraska  5016
NE 5016
Nevada  116
NV 116
New Hampshire  148
NH 148
New Jersey  1151
NJ 1151
New Mexico  662
NM 662
New York  4648
NY 4648
North Carolina  5450
NC 5450
North Dakota  509
ND 509
Ohio  1283
OH 1283
Oklahoma  628
OK 628
Oregon  19816
OR 19816
Pennsylvania  5030
PA 5030
Puerto Rico 
PR †
Rhode Island 
RI †
South Carolina  697
SC 697
South Dakota  641
SD 641
Tennessee  1329
TN 1329
Texas  36256
TX 36256
Utah  869
UT 869
Vermont  316
VT 316
Virginia  718
VA 718
Washington  29757
WA 29757
West Virginia 
WV †
Wisconsin  796
WI 796
Wyoming  148
WY 148

Key
this symbol means not applicable.
- this symbol means data value was not available.
n< this symbol means that the data have been suppressed.
# this symbol means data value rounds to zero.
this symbol means reporting standards not met.
 
   
   
 
 
   
1 Description: The total unduplicated statewide number of eligible migrant children who, within three years of making a qualifying move, resided in a State one or more days, between September 1 and August 31 of a reporting period.; Academic Year: 2015-16; Grade: N/A; Note: The total unduplicated statewide number of eligible migrant children who, within three years of making a qualifying move, resided in a State one or more days, between September 1 and August 31 of a reporting period. Any child who meets the statutory definition of a migratory child found in Section 1309(2) of the statute and sec. 200.81 of the regulations and for whom the SEA approved a Certificate of Eligibility is eligible. In brief, the term migrant child means a child who is, or whose parent or spouse is, a migratory agricultural worker, including a migratory dairy worker, or a migratory fisher, and who, in the preceding 36 months, in order to obtain, or accompany such parent or spouse, in order to obtain, temporary or seasonal employment in agricultural or fishing work (A) has moved from one school district to another; (B) in a State that is comprised of a single school district, has moved from one administrative area to another within such district; or (C) resides in a school district of more than 15,000 square miles, and migrates a distance of 20 miles or more to a temporary residence to engage in a fishing activity. In order to be included in the count, the child must have been eligible for at least one day within the reporting period, have a completed Certificate of Eligibility and been entered into the State"s migrant database. Under Title I, Part C of ESEA, States are required to provide an annual Migrant Education Program (MEP) child count. Each State must have sufficient procedures to ensure that it is collecting and reporting numbers of students who are eligible for the MEP. A dash (-) indicates that the data are not available. The symbol "n<" indicates that the data have been suppressed due to a small count. The symbols "> 97%" and "< 3%" indicate that the value is higher than 97 percent or less than 3 percent, respectively. A "†" symbol means not applicable.; Source: EDFacts/Consolidated State Performance Report, 2015-16: http://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/account/consolidated/index.html; Data Uploaded On: 07/20/2017