On the Map Community Snapshots: Family Homelessness in Your Community
On the Map
re-release November 2016
On the Map: Community Snapshots continues the work of our On the Map series by providing quick, one-page snapshots that look at the key factors impacting family homelessness at the community level. This helpful resource examines family homelessness by New York City Community District, analyzing key elements such as shelter entry data and the extent of student homelessness. Each snapshot also details the stability indicators of each community, from the affordability of rental units to unemployment rates.
In New York City, there are 102 suspension hub middle schools where students are disciplined at extremely high rates. In suspension hubs, 1 in 7 homeless students were suspended—compared to 1 in 25 middle school students overall.
In New York City, there are 102 Suspension Hub middle schools that suspended more than 6.6% of students overall during SY 2015–16. Where are they?
This snapshot is part of a series analyzing student homelessness in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. It analyzes how many homeless students are enrolled in public schools in New Jersey, where in the state they reside, and how they perform in school compared to their peers.