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Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Minorities
NCES 2007-039
September 2007


Figure 7.4.

Percentage of 4th-graders eligible for reduced-price lunch, by school location and race/ethnicity: 2005


Percentage of 4th-graders eligible for reduced-price lunch, by school location and race/ethnicity: 2005

NOTE: To be eligible for the National School Lunch Program, a student must be from a household with an income at or below 185 percent of the poverty level for reduced-price lunch or at or below 130 percent of the poverty level for free lunch. School locale categories differ from those in table 7.1. The four CCD locales are collapsed into three, with large towns included in the urban fringe category and small towns included in the rural category. See Appendix C: Guide to Sources for more information. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic origin.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2005 Reading Assessment, NAEP Data Explorer.

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