Public school students and poverty
Less than half of public school students nationwide who are white attend institutions where many children need free or reduced-price lunches. Significantly more students of other races and ethnicities attend such schools. Read related article.
NOTE: There is a one percentage point difference in male and female Asian students attending both low- and high-poverty schools; a one percentage point difference in male and female black students attending high-poverty schools. | Source: National Center for Education Statistics. | The Washington Post.