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Homeless Education

Homeless Children and Youth

In the table below are the reported numbers of homeless children and youth, by grade level, enrolled in public school at any time during the *2016-17 school year.
*(September 1, 2016-August 31, 2017)

Age/Grade Reported Totals by Age/Grade
Age 3 through 5 (not Kindergarten) 473
K 820
1 959
2 975
3 974
4 920
5 858
6 801
7 787
8 765
9 768
10 683
11 610
12 601
Ungraded 0
Total 10,994

Primary Nighttime Residence of Homeless Children and Youth

In the table below are the reported numbers of homeless children and youth by primary nighttime residence enrolled in public school at any time during the regular school year. The primary nighttime residence reflects the student's nighttime residence when he/she was identified as homeless.

Primary Nighttime Residence # of Homeless Children and Youth
Shelters, transitional housing, awaiting foster care 1,810
Doubled-up (e.g., living with another family) 7,830
Unsheltered (e.g., cars, parks, campgrounds, temporary trailer, or abandoned buildings) 63
Hotels/motels 1,291
Total 10,994