6. Jay County Archival Indicators of Risk
Community Risk Factor: Extreme Economic
And Social Deprivation
Table 6.17: Eligible for Free Lunches/Textbooks, K-12 (Department of Education, Division of School and Community Nutrition Programs; IYI, Kids Count in Indiana, 2003)
Percent of Students Eligible for Free Lunch/Textbooks
Free Lunch/Textbooks (DOE)
According to the Department of Education, as published in the Indiana Youth Institute , 24.2% of students in grades K-12 received free or reduced lunches in 2002.