Pennsylvania

All data presented here are drawn from the most recently available years of the U.S. Department of Education's EDFacts Initiative unless otherwise noted. Click here to learn more about the EDFacts Initiative.

STATE CONTACT

Mr. Storm Camara

ECYEH Statewide Coordinator

Pennsylvania Department of Education

Bureau of Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction

333 Market Street

Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333

Phone: (717) 772-2066

Fax: (717) 783-4392

Email: scamara@pa.gov

Website: Pennsylvania Department of Education EHCY Program


Ms. Carmen Medina

Division Chief & State Director

Pennsylvania EHCY Program

333 Market Street

Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333

Phone: (717) 783-6464

Fax: (717) 783-4392

Email: cmedina@pa.gov


FAST FACTS


Total number of Local Education Agencies (LEAs) in this state:

Number of LEAs receiving McKinney‐Vento subgrants:

Total students enrolled in LEAs:

Percentage of enrolled students who are homeless:

Percentage of all people in the state who are below the poverty level 1 :

Percentage of people under 18 years old in the state who are below the poverty level 1 :

795

723

1,755,236

1.2 %

12.38%

16.86%

Number of Homeless Children/Youth Enrolled in Public School by Year

Note: Includes all enrolled homeless children and youth in grades PK through 12; ungraded students are excluded.

Subgroups of Homeless Children/Youth

Number of homeless children/youth enrolled in public schools who are:

Subgroup TypeSY 2012-2013SY 2013-2014SY 2014-2015
Migratory children/youth864923814
Unaccompanied homeless youth2,0902,0772,824
Children with disabilities (IDEA)3,6585,1785,081
Limited English Proficient (LEP) students1,4741,9551,468

Note: These subgroups are not mutually exclusive. It is possible for homeless students to be counted in more than one subgroup.

1 Source: US Census Bureau, Current Population
Survey, 2014 Annual Social and Economic Supplement

Percentage of homeless children/youth enrolled in public schools by type of primary nighttime residence

Shelters, transitional housing,awaiting foster care

Doubled‐up (e.g., living with another family)

Unsheltered (e.g., cars, parks,campgrounds, temporary trailer, or abandoned building)

Hotels/Motels

Additional State Data Notes:

Primary nighttime residence was not reported for all students. (SY 12-13, 13-14)

Summary Sheets and Additional Data:

  • Download data from Section 1.9 of the Consolidated State Performance Reports for the state using the drop‐down box.

    Note: Before SY2010‐2011, reading and mathematics assessment data were only collected for students served in LEAs with McKinney‐Vento subgrants. As of SY2010‐2011, these data are now collected for all students enrolled in all LEAs. Enrollment figures prior to SY 2010‐2011 are not comparable to those after and including SY 2010‐2011.
    Note: Figures in these Summary Sheets are based on LEA‐reported data and contain duplicates. These figures may not match the figures presented here.

  • Download a .PDF report of the data presented on this page.
  • Download a spreadsheet of McKinney‐Vento Education for Homeless Children and Youth Actual State Funding Allocations by year for all states.
  • Click here to go to the U.S. Department of Education's webpage for State Tables of agency program fund allocations.