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Homeless Student Program Data 2016-2017

School District Data

  1. The number of districts reporting homeless student data for the 2016-17 school year:

     Total # Districts in StateTotal # Districts Reporting
    Districts without Subgrants404390
    Districts with Subgrants2727

  2. The number of homeless children and youth enrolled in Massachusetts's public schools during the 2016-17 school year, according to grade level:

    Grade LevelNumber of homeless children/youth enrolled in districts without subgrantsNumber of homeless children/youth enrolled in districts with subgrantsTotal
    PK133333466
    K38013141694
    144013691809
    244014611901
    340313871790
    438712741661
    537311901563
    633511041439
    735810251383
    836810491417
    946614071873
    1039310811474
    113819481329
    124508361286
    UG121527
    Total53191579321,112

  3. The total number of homeless children and youth according to their primary nighttime residence at the time of their initial identification for the 2016-17 school year:

    Primary nighttime residenceNumber of homeless children/youth in districts without subgrantsNumber of homeless children/ youth in districts with subgrantsTotal Number of homeless children /youth
    Shelters119460957289
    Doubled-up229669259221
    Unaccompanied Youth2957431038
    Unsheltered (e.g., cars, parks, campgrounds, etc.)9064154
    Hotels/Motels5096061115
    Awaiting Foster Care93513602295
    Total53191579321,112

Last Updated: November 15, 2017

 
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