Number of students who do not have permanent and adequate homes. Homeless students may include those who are sharing housing with other individuals due to loss of housing, living in non-housing locations, substandard housing, living in emergency or transitional shelters, are abandoned at hospitals, or awaiting foster care placement.
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, maps, and spreadsheets, see the Students Experiencing Homelessness page.
Latest Data: 2017
Geographic region: Counties, ISBE 2016 Regions, IDHS Regions
Data Source: Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE)