Students lacking stable housing in Oregon

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Definitions: The percentage of students who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence during the academic year. A student is identified when they live in emergency shelter or share housing with others due to loss of housing or economic hardship and/or stay at motels or live in cars, parks, public places, tents, trailers, or other similar settings.

Data Source: Oregon Department of Education. 

 

Percentage of public-school students (grades K-12) lacking a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence during the 2018-19 school year.

Numerator: Oregon Department of Education, McKinney-Vento Act: Homeless Education Program. (2020). 2018-19 Homeless Student Data. Unduplicated State Totals (state) and K-12 Totals by District and Living Situation (county). Retrieved from https://www.oregon.gov/ode/schools-and-districts/grants/esea/mckinney-vento/Pages/default.aspx

Denominator: Oregon Department of Education, Student Enrollment Reports. (2020). Fall Membership Report 2018-2019. Statewide tab (state) and District tab (county). Retrieved from https://www.oregon.gov/ode/reports-and-data/students/Pages/Student-Enrollment-Reports.aspx