Average Percent of Public School Students Eligible For Free Lunch

  • The national average of public school students eligible for free lunch is approximately 49% (2018-19).

Average Percent of Public School Students Eligible For Free Lunch (2018-19)

State
Percent of Students Eligible For Free Lunch
Schools With Largest Percent of Students Eligible for Free Lunch
Alabama46%
Charles Henderson High School (96%)
Charles Henderson Middle School (95%)
Monroe Intermediate School (95%)
Grandview Elementary School (94%)
Meadowlane Elementary School (93%)
View Top AL Schools
Alaska39%
North Star Elementary School (98%)
Lewis Angapak Memorial School (97%)
Chief Paul Memorial School (97%)
Richard Johnson Elementary School (97%)
Chaputnguak School (97%)
View Top AK Schools
Arizona33%
Friendly House Academia Del Pueblo Elementary School (99%)
Westwind Elementary School (99%)
O C Johnson School (99%)
Desert Valley School (99%)
Peach Springs School (98%)
View Top AZ Schools
Arkansas56%
Osceola Stem Charter (99%)
Cloverdale Aerospace Technical Char Middle School (99%)
Mabelvale Elementary School (99%)
Blyville Elementary School (99%)
Franklin Incentive Elementary School (99%)
View Top AR Schools
California50%
Sunset Middle School (99%)
San Diego County Court (99%)
La Mirada Elementary School (99%)
Kern County Juvenile Court (99%)
Vineland Elementary School (99%)
View Top CA Schools
Colorado34%
Ridge View Academy Charter School (98%)
Cincinnati Generation Academy (97%)
Fairview Elementary School (97%)
Cheltenham Elementary School (95%)
Compass Academy (92%)
View Top CO Schools
Connecticut33%
Read School (99%)
Hphs Academy Of Nursing And Health Science (99%)
Multicultural Magnet School (99%)
Blackham School (98%)
Hphs Academy Of Engineering And Green Technology (98%)
View Top CT Schools
Delaware38%
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School (99%)
Baltz (austin D.) Elementary School (99%)
Mote (anna P.) Elementary School (99%)
Warner Elementary School (99%)
Lewis (william C.) Dual Language Elementary School (99%)
View Top DE Schools
District of Columbia61%
Friendship Pcs Chamberlain Elementary School (99%)
Columbia Heights Ec (99%)
Cedar Tree Academy Pcs (99%)
Friendship Pcs Woodridge Middle School (98%)
Maya Angelou Pcs Evans High School (98%)
View Top DC Schools
Florida48%
Azalea Park Elementary School (99%)
South Grade Elementary School (99%)
Palmetto Elementary School (99%)
Little River Elementary School (99%)
Oakshire Elementary School (99%)
View Top FL Schools
Georgia57%
Dooly County High School (99%)
Cleveland Elementary School (99%)
Saxon Heights Elementary School (99%)
Toney Elementary School (99%)
Sumter County Middle School (99%)
View Top GA Schools
Hawaii40%
Linapuni Elementary School (94%)
Aikahi Elementary School (9%)
Kaelepulu Elementary School (9%)
Mokapu Elementary School (9%)
Lanikai Elementary - Pcs (9%)
View Top HI Schools
Idaho38%
New Vision Alternative High School (98%)
Wilder Middle/High School (98%)
Wilder Elementary School (98%)
Lapwai High School (97%)
Jefferson High School (alternative School) (95%)
View Top ID Schools
Illinois47%
Lynne Thigpen Elementary School (99%)
Mcnair Elementary School (99%)
Lewis Elementary School (99%)
Chavez Elementary Multicultural Academy Ct (99%)
Carol Moseley Braun School (99%)
View Top IL Schools
Indiana41%
Austin Elementary School (99%)
Thomas Carr Howe Community High School (99%)
Emmerich Manual High School (99%)
Austin Middle School (98%)
Austin High School (98%)
View Top IN Schools
Iowa34%
Woodlawn Early Childhood Center (98%)
Woodward Academy (97%)
Edmunds Fine Arts Academy (94%)
Moulton Elementary School (91%)
King Elementary School (90%)
View Top IA Schools
Kansas40%
Lawrence Gardner High School (97%)
Westside School (95%)
Southwinds Academy (94%)
Highland Park Central Elementary School (93%)
Sunnyside Elementary School (93%)
View Top KS Schools
Kentucky54%
Paducah Head Start Preschool (97%)
Williamstown Preschool Headstart (97%)
Parker-bennett-curry School (96%)
Transformational Learning Center (95%)
Pulaski Somerset Day Treatment (95%)
View Top KY Schools
Louisiana54%
Caddo Heights Math/science Elementary School (99%)
Beekman Charter School (99%)
Bossier Elementary School (98%)
E.b. Williams Stoner Hill Elementary Lab School (98%)
Wesley Ray Elementary School (98%)
View Top LA Schools
Maine40%
Carrabec Community School (97%)
Stratton School (96%)
Governor James B Longley Elementary School (94%)
Stockton Springs Elementary School (90%)
Mt Desert Elementary School (9%)
View Top ME Schools
Maryland40%
Calverton Elementary School (99%)
National Academy Foundation (99%)
Collington Square Elementary School (99%)
Frederick Douglass High School (99%)
Bester Elementary School (99%)
View Top MD Schools
Michigan40%
Three Oaks Public School Academy (99%)
Benton Harbor Charter School Academy (99%)
Covenant House Academy Grand Rapids (99%)
Ace Academy (sda) (98%)
Academy Of Warren (97%)
View Top MI Schools
Minnesota31%
Partnership Academy Inc. (98%)
Ubah Medical Academy Charter School (97%)
Lincoln International School (97%)
Cedar Riverside Community School (97%)
Tesfa International School (96%)
View Top MN Schools
Mississippi69%
Forest High School (99%)
Wilkinson County High School (99%)
O'bannon High School (99%)
William J Berry Elementary School (99%)
Earl Nash Elementary School (99%)
View Top MS Schools
Missouri44%
Caruthersville High School (99%)
African Cent College Prep Academy (99%)
Normandy Middle School (99%)
Hancock Place Elementary School (99%)
Potosi Elementary School (99%)
View Top MO Schools
Montana39%
Cardwell School (93%)
Pine Hills Youth Correctional Facil High School (92%)
Washington School (91%)
Belfry School (90%)
Independent School (9%)
View Top MT Schools
Nebraska35%
Early Childhood Center At Educare - Indian Hill (98%)
Early Childhood Center At Educare - Kellom (97%)
Pine Ridge Job Corps High School (97%)
Kearney West High School (96%)
Sarpy Co Coop Head Start-bellevue Elementary School (96%)
View Top NE Schools
Nevada49%
Glenn Duncan Stem Academy (99%)
Elbert Edwards Elementary School (99%)
Desert Heights Elementary School (99%)
Sunrise Acres Elementary School (99%)
Libby C Booth Elementary School (99%)
View Top NV Schools
New Hampshire24%
Beech Street School (91%)
Kensington Elementary School (9%)
Seacoast Charter School (9%)
Lincoln Akerman School (9%)
Harold Martin School (9%)
View Top NH Schools
New Jersey33%
Thomas Jefferson School # 1 (99%)
Lincoln Middle School # 4 (99%)
Passaic High School # 12 (99%)
William B. Cruise Memorial School # 11 (99%)
Ulysses S. Grant School # 7 (99%)
View Top NJ Schools
New Mexico67%
Robert F. Kennedy Charter (99%)
Carlos F. Vigil Middle School (99%)
Mesa Middle School (99%)
Dulce Elementary School (99%)
Dennis Chavez Elementary School (99%)
View Top NM Schools
New York44%
Pan American International High School At Monroe (98%)
P.S. 328 Phyllis Wheatley (97%)
P.S. 67 Charles A Dorsey (97%)
P.S. 2 (97%)
P.S. 163 Arthur A Schomberg (97%)
View Top NY Schools
North Carolina52%
Stocks Elementary School (99%)
Longview Elementary School (99%)
Brunson Elementary School (99%)
Easton Elementary School (99%)
Hawk Eye Elementary School (99%)
View Top NC Schools
North Dakota25%
Fort Yates Middle School (96%)
Turtle Mt Community Elementary School (95%)
Saint John Elementary School (94%)
Sundale Colony School (91%)
Cannon Ball Elementary School (91%)
View Top ND Schools
Ohio40%
Chase Elementary School (99%)
Academy For Multilingual Immersion Studies (99%)
Boulevard Elementary School (99%)
Rothenberg Preparatory Academy (99%)
William H Taft Elementary School (99%)
View Top OH Schools
Oklahoma53%
Hayes Elementary School (99%)
Shawnee Middle School (99%)
Horace Mann Elementary School (98%)
Gilcrease Elementary School (98%)
Millwood Elementary School (97%)
View Top OK Schools
Oregon43%
Warm Springs K-8 Academy (94%)
Willow Elementary School (94%)
Annex Charter School (93%)
Hallman Elementary School (90%)
Fir Grove Primary School (9%)
View Top OR Schools
Pennsylvania44%
Logan Elementary School (99%)
Memphis Street Academy Cs @ Jp Jones (99%)
Arts Academy Elementary Charter School (99%)
Lafayette Elementary School (99%)
Executive Education Academy Charter School (99%)
View Top PA Schools
Rhode Island42%
Rini Middle College (98%)
Dcyf Alternative Ed. Program High School (95%)
Fogarty Memorial Elementary School (9%)
Smithfield High School (9%)
North Smitfield High School (9%)
View Top RI Schools
South Carolina55%
Dillon High School (99%)
Estill Elementary School (99%)
Allendale Elementary School (99%)
Holly Hill Elementary School (99%)
Hardeeville-ridgeland Middle School (99%)
View Top SC Schools
South Dakota34%
Mcintosh Elementary - 02 (97%)
Lakeview Colony Elementary - 05 (94%)
Hillside Colony Elementary - 04 (91%)
Frederick High School - 01 (9%)
Warner Elementary - 02 (9%)
View Top SD Schools
Texas53%
Wheatley Middle School (99%)
Douglass Elementary School (99%)
George Gervin Academy (99%)
J T Brackenridge Elementary School (99%)
Vines Ec/pre-k Center (99%)
View Top TX Schools
Utah29%
Gramercy School (99%)
Bonneville School (99%)
Blanding School (99%)
James Madison School (99%)
Odyssey School (99%)
View Top UT Schools
Vermont32%
Browns River Middle Usd #17 (9%)
Mt. Mansfield Usd #17 High School (9%)
Underhill Central School (9%)
Champlain Valley Uhsd #15 High School (9%)
Woodford Hollow School (88%)
View Top VT Schools
Virginia35%
Lindenwood Elementary School (99%)
Lincoln Terrace Elementary School (99%)
Granby Elementary School (99%)
George J. Mcintosh Elementary School (99%)
Westview Early Childhood Ed. Center (99%)
View Top VA Schools
Washington38%
Washington Youth Academy (98%)
Nespelem Elementary School (97%)
Adams Elementary School (97%)
Washington Middle School (96%)
Vista Hermosa Elementary School (96%)
View Top WA Schools
West Virginia22%
Pressley Ridge At White Oak Village (95%)
Fairmont Youth Academy (95%)
Elkins Mountain School (93%)
Pressley Ridge At Grant Gardens High School (92%)
Davis-stuart School (91%)
View Top WV Schools
Wisconsin34%
Milwaukee Math And Science Academy (99%)
Green Bay Head Start Elementary School (98%)
Bruce Elementary School (98%)
Milwaukee Collegiate Academy (97%)
Badger Elementary School (96%)
View Top WI Schools
Wyoming28%
Wyoming Indian Elementary School (99%)
Wyoming Indian High School (98%)
Ft. Washakie Middle School (97%)
Wyoming Indian Middle School (97%)
Ft. Washakie High School (94%)
View Top WY Schools
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The state with the highest percentage of public school students eligible for free lunch is Mississippi, with 69%. The state with the lowest percentage of public school students eligible for free lunch is West Virginia, with 22%.