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Student and Family Support (SFS)

Homeless Student Program Data 2017-2018

School District Data

  1. The number of districts reporting homeless student data for the 2017-18 school year:

     Total # Districts in StateTotal # Districts Reporting
    Districts without Subgrants404399
    Districts with Subgrants2727

  2. The number of homeless children and youth enrolled in Massachusetts's public schools during the 2017-18 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
    PK145479624
    K54213341876
    158614822068
    258914792068
    357115132084
    452114761997
    550813241832
    652012061726
    745411451599
    845410141468
    957115032074
    1040211101512
    1143910261465
    1250511491654
    UG131124
    Total68201725124071

  3. The total number of homeless children and youth according to their primary nighttime residence at the time of their initial identification for the 2017-18 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
    Shelters176752537020
    Doubled-up42011109815302
    Unsheltered (e.g., cars, parks, campgrounds, etc.)89108197
    Hotels/Motels7607921552
    Total6817172512401
     
    Total Unaccompanied Youth4299201349

Last Updated: January 17, 2019

 
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