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Trends in the Use of School Choice: 1993 to 2007
NCES 2010-004
April 2010


Figure 7.

Percentage of students in grades 112 whose parents reported having public school choice, considered other schools, reported current school was their first choice, or moved to their current neighborhood for the school, by family poverty status: 2007


Percentage of students in grades 112 whose parents reported having public school choice, considered other schools, reported current school was their first choice, or moved to their current neighborhood for the school, by family poverty status: 2007

1 Estimates for moved to neighborhood for school are for public school students only.
NOTE: Poor students are defined as those with household incomes below 100 percent of the poverty threshold; near-poor students as those with household incomes from 100 through 199 percent of the poverty threshold; and nonpoor students as those with household incomes at or above 200 percent of the poverty threshold.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Parent and Family Involvement in Education Survey of the National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES), 2007.