See a table summarizing the percentage of students eligible for the National School Lunch Program at grade 4 and grade 8.
To read more details related to student group categories, see NAEP Reporting Groups.
* Significantly different (p < .05) from 2007.
NOTE: A student's eligibility for the National School Lunch Program, which offers free or reduced-price lunch to students from lower-income families, is used as an indicator of poverty. View complete data at grade 4 and grade 8.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), various years, 2002–2007 Trial Urban District Reading Assessments.