Title IX, Part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) reauthorized the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act in December 2015. This federal
legislation has supported homeless youth for the past thirty years by promoting
educational success for students who are experiencing homelessness.
Subtitle VII-B McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act
McKinney-Vento funds may be used for college applications, tests and exams, clothing, tutoring, supplemental services, enrichment services, evaluation of strengths and needs of homeless children, professional development, provision of referral services for medical, dental, mental, and other health services, transportation cost (access to academic and extra-curricular), programs to retain homeless children in public schools, mentoring, homework assistance, and costs for obtaining records, education and training to parents about rights and resources.
Requirements regarding homeless students apply to all districts, regardless of whether the district receives a McKinney-Vento Homeless grant.
To locate the homeless coordinator for a district visit KDE's Open House.
Count by district and grade (student counted once per district; student could be counted in multiple
The maps are created based on the count by district.
Statewide Homeless Student Count
Student counted one time in the state, regardless of movement from district to district.