Statistics on children, youth and families in Massachusetts from the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center
Low-income students by school district (2010-2014) in Massachusetts
Low-income students by school district (2010-2014)
Definition and Source
Low-income student enrollment for each school district is derived from the percentage of students who meet ANY ONE of the following definitions of Low-income:
The student is eligible for free or reduced price lunch; or
The student receives Transitional Aid to Families benefits; or
The student is eligible for food stamps.
N/A = Data not available.
S: Suppressed due to an observation of less than 10 students.
From the Mass. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Massachusetts School and District Profiles: Enrollment Data.
These data on the number of low-income students and the MA Kids Count indicator on students receiving free and reduced lunch -- are essentially the same measure. The numbers differ slightly based on the time of collection and source of the data.