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Student and Family Support (SFS)

Massachusetts Homeless Student Program Data 2022-23

School District Data

  1. The number of districts reporting homeless student data for the 2022-23 school year:

    DistrictsTotal # Districts in StateTotal # Districts Reporting
    Districts without Subgrants368367
    Districts with Subgrants3030

  2. The number of homeless children and youth enrolled in Massachusetts's public schools during the 2022-23 school year, according to grade level:

    Grade Level# of homeless students enrolled in districts without subgrants# of homeless students enrolled in districts with subgrantsTotal
    PK152685837
    K48812371725
    154714622009
    243613251761
    351213241836
    450513891894
    547413591833
    651712681785
    751012501760
    847812781756
    968818862574
    1051615782094
    1142411401564
    1248912271716
    UG195170
    Total67551845925214

  3. The total number of homeless children and youth according to their primary nighttime residence at the time of their initial identification for the 2022-23 school year:

    Primary nighttime residence# of homeless student in districts without subgrants# of homeless students in districts with subgrantsTotal # of homeless students
    Shelters127751276404
    Doubled-up42541221616470
    Unsheltered (e.g., cars, parks, campgrounds, etc.)112180292
    Hotels/Motels11129362048
    Total67551845925214
     
    Total Unaccompanied Youth36914211790

Last Updated: January 12, 2024

 
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