1 In 5 Uptown Students Experience Homelessness Says New ICPH Report

homeless in harlemIn New York City, one out of every eight, but one in five children are effected in Harlem attending public school in SY 2014-15 experienced homelessness within the past five school years. On The Map: The Atlas of Student Homelessness in New York City 2016 provides a detailed picture of homelessness within the City’s educational system: where homeless students go to school, what kind of supports they might need, what their academic outcomes look like, what differences exist by the type of homelessness a student experiences, and what the lasting impacts of homelessness are educationally—even after a student’s housing instability has ended.

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