FENGER ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL (9-12) - CITY OF CHICAGO SD 299

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Low-Income Students ?

Explanation of Display

This graph shows the percentage of students eligible to receive free or reduced-price lunches, live in substitute care, or whose families receive public aid. By selecting “Show 5-year trend,” you can review changes in the student body over time.

By selecting "Add District Comparison" or "Add State Comparison," you can compare the percentage of low-income students at this particular school to the district and state averages.

Context

The State collects demographic information on the student body, including percentage of students who live in low income households. Students ages 3 to 17 meet the low-income criteria if they fulfill one or more of the following conditions:

  • From a family that receives public aid (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Targeted Assistance for Needy Families)

  • Living in institutions for neglected or delinquent children

  • Being supported in foster homes with public funds

  • Eligible to receive free or reduced-price lunches (according to United States Department of Agriculture’s guidelines)