Students eligible for free or reduced-price meals in Tennessee

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Students eligible for free or reduced-price meals

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: Number and percentage of students who are eligible for the free or reduced-price meals program during a school year. Economically disadvantaged students are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance. Rate is the percentage of Average Daily Membership

Data Source: The number of eligible students data are collected from the School Nutrition Division,Tennessee Department of Education. The ADM data are collected the District-Profile dataset. KIDS COUNT division of the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth converted district-level data to county level data and calculated rates.

Footnotes: State special schools are not included.