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U.S. teachers’ opinion on students facing outside barriers to learning 2016

This statistic shows the percentage of teachers who said that students are facing outside barriers to learning in the U.S., distinguished by poverty level of school. In 2016, 98% of respondents from high poverty schools said that many of their students face barriers to learning that come from outside the school environment.

Share of teachers who agree that many students are facing barriers to learning from outside of the school environment in 2016, by poverty status of school

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Release date

November 2016


United States

Survey time period

July 22 - August 26, 2016

Number of respondents

3,694 respondents

Special properties

Pre-K-12 teachers

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Poverty levels are according to NCES definitions, based on the percentage of students eligible for free lunch/reduced-price lunch:
Low poverty = 0-25%
Mid-low poverty = 26-50%
Mid-high poverty = 51-75%
High poverty = 76%+

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