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Percent Low Income Students: 2015-16 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  51%
AL 51%
Alaska  43%
AK 43%
Arizona  -5
AZ -5
Arkansas  63%
AR 63%
California  59%
CA 59%
Colorado  42%
CO 42%
Connecticut  38%
CT 38%
Delaware  38%
DE 38%
District of Columbia  75%
DC 75%
Florida  59%
FL 59%
Georgia  62%
GA 62%
Hawaii  50%
HI 50%
Idaho  51%
ID 51%
Illinois  54%
IL 54%
Indiana  48%
IN 48%
Iowa  41%
IA 41%
Kansas  49%
KS 49%
Kentucky  59%
KY 59%
Louisiana  58%
LA 58%
Maine  46%
ME 46%
Maryland  45%
MD 45%
Massachusetts  -5
MA -5
Michigan  46%
MI 46%
Minnesota  38%
MN 38%
Mississippi  75%
MS 75%
Missouri  51%
MO 51%
Montana  45%
MT 45%
Nebraska  44%
NE 44%
Nevada  57%
NV 57%
New Hampshire  28%
NH 28%
New Jersey  38%
NJ 38%
New Mexico  72%
NM 72%
New York  49%
NY 49%
North Carolina  57%
NC 57%
North Dakota  31%
ND 31%
Ohio  45%
OH 45%
Oklahoma  61%
OK 61%
Oregon  50%
OR 50%
Pennsylvania  49%
PA 49%
Puerto Rico  -
PR -
Rhode Island  47%
RI 47%
South Carolina  60%
SC 60%
South Dakota  42%
SD 42%
Tennessee  58%
TN 58%
Texas  59%
TX 59%
Utah  36%
UT 36%
Vermont  38%
VT 38%
Virginia  41%
VA 41%
Washington  45%
WA 45%
West Virginia  49%
WV 49%
Wisconsin  39%
WI 39%
Wyoming  37%
WY 37%

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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: 2015-16; 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: 07/20/2017