Declines by 169 from 2009 count
The New Jersey Department of Education’s 2010 annual survey of schools identified six thousand two hundred and twenty-eight (6,228) homeless students. This was a decline of one hundred sixty-nine (169) students or 2.64% from 2009. As a result of the HEARTH changes these numbers indicate an area CoC’s and the education community need to collaborate to end family homelessness.
Thirteen (13) counties had an increase in the number of homeless students.
These links provide several different ways of looking at the data including:
- Top 25 Districts
- Districts with most doubled up students
- Districts with most sheltered students
- Six southern counties that have more than half of the homeless students
To view the list for a county click on the name of the county in the chart.
Of the 6,228 students the breakdown by living situation was: