University of Illinois Urbana‑Champaign

Homelessness: Kindergarten Students Reported as Homeless

About this data

Number and percent of kindergarten students reported as homeless. Kindergartners were reported to their school’s education liaison per the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act.

Source of data: Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE)

For a discussion of data that has been collected and is available on this topic, read What Can the Data Really Tell Us About the Number of Young Children Experiencing Homelessness in Illinois? 

For additional data on this topic, see Homelessness: Young Students Experiencing Homelessness.