Percent Low Income Students: 2015-16
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 data from the National Center for Education Statistics' Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey. A dash (-) indicates that the data are not available. A # symbol indicates that data rounds to zero. A โ€œโ€กโ€ symbol is used for NCES and NAEP data to indicate that their reporting standards were not met.
Source: Common Core of Data, Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey, https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/pubschuniv.asp

Data Uploaded On: 07/20/2017

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