Homeless Students

Declines by 169 from 2009 count


Chart by County

Homeless Definition

Top 25 Districts 

Most doubled up

Most sheltered

Six key counties

2009 Data 


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:

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:


Doubled UpUnsheltered






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