Students eligible to receive free or reduced price meals

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Students eligible to receive free or reduced price meals

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Definitions: Numerator: Total number of students eligible under federal guidelines to receive free or reduced price school meals. Denominator: Total school enrollment. Rate calculation: 100 times the numerator divided by the denominator.

Data Source: Office of Student Achievement Report Card www.gaosa.org and Georgia Department of Education.

Footnotes: The number of students eligible under federal guidelines to receive free or reduced price school meals was reported to the Department of Education in October of the school year.  The total school enrollment was reported by the October FTE count of the school year.  The year listed is the second half of the school year; for example, 2012 refers to the 2011-2012 school year.  Data for all school systems are now listed separately.  For counties with one school system, the data have not changed.  For counties with more than one school system, search for each ‘School District’ in the county.  For data by specific schools, go to www.gaosa.org.