Free or reduced-price lunch eligibility in Iowa

Change Indicator

Why This Indicator Matters

Eligibility for free or reduced-price lunches has increased 56 percent since 2000.  Increases have been noted in every Iowa county with some doubling their rate during this time.
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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: Percentage of students who are eligible for free or reduced-price lunches during the school year

Data Source: Iowa Department of Education

Footnotes: Year presented represents the end of the school year