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Homeless counts by district

Nov 15, 2012

News-Register Staff

Yamhill County’s seven school districts had 456 K-12 students who were identified as being homeless at some point during 2011-12, according to the state Department of Education.

Among the county’s total public school popuation of 16,438, some 2.77 percent were homeless. In addition, a dozen preschoolers in the county, six each in the McMinnville and Newberg school districts, were identified as homeless.

By district, 2011-12 homeless counts were:

Amity — 19 of 858 students, or 2.21 percent.

Dayton — 38 of 957, or 3.97 percent.

McMinnville — 119 of 6,490 students, or 1.83 percent, plus six preschoolers.

Newberg — 195 of 5,084, or 3.84 percent, plus six preschoolers.

Sheridan — 58 of 1,055, or 5.5 percent.

Willamina — 17 of 828, or 2.05 percent

Yamhill-Carlton — 10 of 1,166 students, or 0.86 percent.

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