Responses from McKinney-Vento liaisons in 74 school districts across 32 counties in Washington State provide valuable insight into the most immediate needs of students experiencing homelessness during the current crisis.
We interviewed staff from 23 schools and 31 districts across Washington, and analyzed our data to identify practices that schools with better outcomes use to support students experiencing homelessness.
Our latest in-depth data analysis finds academic outcomes for students experiencing homelessness far below their housed peers.
Our updated dashboards offer instant access to the latest data broken down by school district, legislative district, and county
Academic outcomes for students experiencing homelessness are far worse than those for housed students
Our in-depth analysis of 2016-17 data from schools across the state of Washington.
Nearly half are Grade 5 or younger. Read our snapshot of student homelessness in Washington state.