How Children in Poverty in Travis County has Changed from 2014-2015
TRAVIS COUNTY– Fourteen Travis County school districts saw a decrease of children in poverty from 2014 to 2015, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
With fifteen total districts represented in the county, only Coupland ISD experienced an increase of children in poverty. Coupland ISD saw an increase from 10% of children in poverty ages five to 17 in their schools to 13% of children in poverty in their schools — a 34% increase.
In contrast, Lake Travis ISD experienced a 30% decrease of children in poverty. Following closely behind are Eanes ISD and Hays Consolidated ISD with 25% and 29% decreases, respectively.
Travis County school districts comprise: Austin Independent School District, Coupland ISD, Del Valle ISD, Dripping Springs ISD, Eans ISD, Elgin ISD, Hays Consolidated ISD, Johnson City ISD, Lago Vista ISD, Lake Travis ISD, Leander ISD, Manor ISD, Marble Falls ISD, Pflugerville ISD and Round Rock ISD.