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%)
Monroe Intermediate School (95%)
Charles Henderson Middle School (95%)
Grandview Elementary School (94%)
Meadowlane Elementary School (93%)
View Top AL Schools
Alaska39%
North Star Elementary School (98%)
Chaputnguak School (97%)
Z. John Williams Memorial School (97%)
Lewis Angapak Memorial School (97%)
Richard Johnson Elementary School (97%)
View Top AK Schools
Arizona33%
W F Killip Elementary School (99%)
Indian Wells Elementary School (99%)
O C Johnson School (99%)
Desert Valley School (99%)
Copper King Elementary School (99%)
View Top AZ Schools
Arkansas56%
Osceola Stem Charter (99%)
Otter Creek Elementary School (99%)
Cossatot River High School (99%)
David O'dodd Elementary School (99%)
Mcclellan Magnet High School (99%)
View Top AR Schools
California50%
San Ysidro Middle School (99%)
Smy Elementary School (99%)
La Mirada Elementary School (99%)
King-chavez Primary Academy (99%)
Vista Del Mar Elementary School (99%)
View Top CA Schools
Colorado34%
Ridge View Academy Charter School (98%)
Fairview Elementary School (97%)
Cincinnati Generation Academy (97%)
Cheltenham Elementary School (95%)
Compass Academy (92%)
View Top CO Schools
Connecticut33%
Multicultural Magnet School (99%)
Hphs Academy Of Nursing And Health Science (99%)
Read School (99%)
Blackham School (98%)
Hphs Academy Of Engineering And Green Technology (98%)
View Top CT Schools
Delaware38%
Lewis (william C.) Dual Language Elementary School (99%)
Edison (thomas A.) Charter School (99%)
Mccullough (calvin R. ) Middle School (99%)
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School (99%)
Richardson Park Elementary School (99%)
View Top DE Schools
District of Columbia61%
Columbia Heights Ec (99%)
Friendship Pcs Chamberlain Elementary School (99%)
Cedar Tree Academy Pcs (99%)
Friendship Pcs Blow Pierce Elementary School (99%)
Friendship Pcs Chamberlain Middle School (99%)
View Top DC Schools
Florida48%
Liberty Middle School (99%)
Pine Castle Elementary School (99%)
Lancaster Elementary School (99%)
Sadler Elementary School (99%)
Meadow Woods Elementary School (99%)
View Top FL Schools
Georgia57%
M. A. Jones Elementary School (99%)
Toney Elementary School (99%)
J. L. Lomax Elementary School (99%)
Dorothy Height Elementary School (99%)
Hamilton E. Holmes Elementary School (99%)
View Top GA Schools
Hawaii40%
Linapuni Elementary School (94%)
Aikahi Elementary School (9%)
Mokapu Elementary School (9%)
Lanikai Elementary - Pcs (9%)
Kaelepulu Elementary School (9%)
View Top HI Schools
Idaho38%
Wilder Middle/High School (98%)
New Vision Alternative High School (98%)
Wilder Elementary School (98%)
Lapwai High School (97%)
Jefferson High School (alternative School) (95%)
View Top ID Schools
Illinois47%
Hyde Park Academy High School (99%)
Lawndale Elementary Community Academy (99%)
Katie Harper-wright Elementary School (99%)
M J Cunningham Elementary School (99%)
Little Village Elementary School (99%)
View Top IL Schools
Indiana41%
Emmerich Manual High School (99%)
Austin Elementary School (99%)
Thomas Carr Howe Community 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%
Beekman Charter School (99%)
Caddo Heights Math/science Elementary School (99%)
E.b. Williams Stoner Hill Elementary Lab School (98%)
Bossier Elementary 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%
Glen Avenue School (99%)
Calverton Elementary School (99%)
National Academy Foundation (99%)
Collington Square Elementary School (99%)
Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy (99%)
View Top MD Schools
Michigan40%
Three Oaks Public School Academy (99%)
Covenant House Academy Grand Rapids (99%)
Benton Harbor Charter School Academy (99%)
Ace Academy (sda) (98%)
Starr Albion Prep (97%)
View Top MI Schools
Minnesota31%
Banaadir Academy (99%)
Partnership Academy Inc. (98%)
Lincoln International School (97%)
Ubah Medical Academy Charter School (97%)
Cedar Riverside Community School (97%)
View Top MN Schools
Mississippi69%
Riverside Elementary School (99%)
Earl Nash Elementary School (99%)
O'bannon High School (99%)
Prentiss Senior High School (99%)
Riverside High School (99%)
View Top MS Schools
Missouri44%
Hancock Place Elementary School (99%)
Morgan Co. R-i Elementary School (99%)
Lift For Life Academy High School (99%)
Satchel Paige Elementary School (99%)
Eugene Field Elementary School (99%)
View Top MO Schools
Montana39%
Wolf Point High School (98%)
Cardwell School (93%)
Trout Creek School (93%)
Pine Hills Youth Correctional Facil High School (92%)
Washington School (91%)
View Top MT Schools
Nebraska35%
Early Childhood Center At Educare - Indian Hill (98%)
Pine Ridge Job Corps High School (97%)
Early Childhood Center At Educare - Kellom (97%)
Kearney West High School (96%)
Sarpy Co Coop Head Start-papillion-la Vista Elementary School (96%)
View Top NE Schools
Nevada49%
Libby C Booth Elementary School (99%)
Desert Heights Elementary School (99%)
Sunrise Acres Elementary School (99%)
Glenn Duncan Stem Academy (99%)
Elbert Edwards Elementary School (99%)
View Top NV Schools
New Hampshire24%
Beech Street School (91%)
Bicentennial Elementary School (9%)
Seacoast Charter School (9%)
Mont Vernon Village School (9%)
Kensington Elementary School (9%)
View Top NH Schools
New Jersey33%
Thomas Jefferson School # 1 (99%)
Lincoln Middle School # 4 (99%)
William B. Cruise Memorial School # 11 (99%)
Martin Lur King Junior School # 6 (99%)
Passaic High School # 12 (99%)
View Top NJ Schools
New Mexico67%
Roswell High School (99%)
Mesilla Park Elementary School (99%)
Dennis Chavez Elementary School (99%)
Ramirez Thomas Elementary School (99%)
Robert F. Kennedy Charter (99%)
View Top NM Schools
New York44%
Pan American International High School At Monroe (98%)
P.S. 163 Arthur A Schomberg (97%)
P.S. 65 Mor Hale Academy (97%)
P.S. 2 (97%)
P.S. 42 Claremont (97%)
View Top NY Schools
North Carolina52%
Parkton Elementary School (99%)
West Mecklenburg High School (99%)
Murphey Traditional Academy (99%)
Montclair Elementary School (99%)
South Fork Elementary School (99%)
View Top NC Schools
North Dakota25%
Fort Yates Middle School (96%)
Turtle Mt Community Elementary School (95%)
Saint John High School (95%)
Saint John Elementary School (94%)
Turtle Mt Community Middle School (92%)
View Top ND Schools
Ohio40%
Great Western Academy (99%)
Massillon Junior High School (99%)
Dawson-bryant High School (99%)
Roselawn Condon Elementary School (99%)
Louise Troy Prek-4 School (99%)
View Top OH Schools
Oklahoma53%
Shawnee Middle School (99%)
Hayes Elementary 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%)
Pacific Crest Middle School (9%)
View Top OR Schools
Pennsylvania44%
Birney Preparatory Academy (99%)
Mastery Cs - Mann Campus (99%)
Roy A. Hunt Elementary School (99%)
Helen Thackston Charter School (99%)
Chester Cs For Arts (99%)
View Top PA Schools
Rhode Island42%
Rini Middle College (98%)
Dcyf Alternative Ed. Program High School (95%)
Fogarty Memorial Elementary School (9%)
North Smitfield High School (9%)
The Compass School (9%)
View Top RI Schools
South Carolina55%
Dillon Middle School (99%)
Mcbee High School (99%)
Central High School (99%)
Pageland Elementary School (99%)
Lake View High School (99%)
View Top SC Schools
South Dakota34%
Mcintosh Elementary - 02 (97%)
Maxwell Colony Elementary - 04 (95%)
Lakeview Colony Elementary - 05 (94%)
Silver Lake Colony - 07 Elementary School (93%)
Mcintosh High School - 01 (92%)
View Top SD Schools
Texas53%
Young Learners Elementary School (99%)
Porter Early College High School (99%)
Carlos Truan J High School (99%)
Draw Academy (99%)
Grape Creek Primary (99%)
View Top TX Schools
Utah29%
Gramercy School (99%)
Bonneville School (99%)
Odyssey School (99%)
Blanding School (99%)
San Juan High School (99%)
View Top UT Schools
Vermont32%
Mt. Mansfield Usd #17 High School (9%)
Champlain Valley Uhsd #15 High School (9%)
Underhill Central School (9%)
Browns River Middle Usd #17 (9%)
Woodford Hollow School (88%)
View Top VT Schools
Virginia35%
Westview Early Childhood Ed. Center (99%)
John Marshall Early Childhood Center (99%)
Chimborazo Elementary School (99%)
Seatack Elementary An Achievable Dream Academy (99%)
John Tyler Elementary School (99%)
View Top VA Schools
Washington38%
Washington Youth Academy (98%)
Nespelem Elementary School (97%)
Adams Elementary School (97%)
Vista Hermosa Elementary School (96%)
Washington Middle 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%)
Plank Road Complex (96%)
View Top WI Schools
Wyoming28%
Ft. Washakie Elementary School (99%)
Wyoming Indian Elementary School (99%)
Wyoming Indian High School (98%)
Wyoming Indian Middle School (97%)
Ft. Washakie Middle School (97%)
View Top WY Schools
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