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Students Eligible for the Free Lunch Program

The percent of total students eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program under the Free Lunch Program. The National School Lunch Program is a federally assisted meal program operating in public and non-profit private schools and residential child care institutions. It provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to children each school day. The program was established under the National School Lunch Act, signed by President Harry Truman in 1946. The data is taken from the Common Core of Data, National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education

Measurement Period: 2010
Value: 59.69

County

59.69

State

National

HP 2020

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  • 12.5
  • 36.5
  • 59.692

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Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2010 59.6918
    2008 50.8585
    2006 48.9

Peer Counties

  • Peers included in this indicator: Adair, KY; Clinton, KY; Hart, KY; Mason, KY; Russell, KY; Somerset, MD; Northampton, NC; Perquimans, NC; Warren, NC; Meigs, OH; Hardin, TN; Johnson, TN; Aransas, TX; Camp, TX;

  • 59.69
    • 47.7
    • 58.7
    • 69.2
  • Peer counties are those counties similar in population composition and selected demographics. Of the peer counties, only the ones that have data for the same indicator/time frame have been included.

    This county has 22 peer counties

    Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 73 were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty, Age, Population Density

    All Peer Counties for Somerset

    Adair, KY; Clinton, KY; Hart, KY; Mason, KY; Russell, KY; Somerset, MD; Northampton, NC; Perquimans, NC; Warren, NC; Meigs, OH; Hardin, TN; Johnson, TN; Aransas, TX; Camp, TX; Lee, VA; Northampton, VA; Nottoway, VA; Prince Edward, VA; Barbour, WV; Lewis, WV; Taylor, WV; Upshur, WV; Wetzel, WV;

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