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Districts getting aid for displaced students

Forty-four school districts in Nassau and Suffolk counties are receiving grants to help with educational costs of students displaced by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and by the 2017 California wildfires and enrolled in New York schools during the 2017-18 school year.

This chart shows, by district, the number of eligible displaced students and the amount awarded by the state Education Department. The grants are authorized under the Federal Temporary Emergency Impact for Displaced Student program.

Compiled by Michael R. Ebert.

District # of students Grant
Amityville 5 $30,875
Babylon 2 $10,625
Baldwin 5 $26,250
Bay Shore 17 $81,125
Bayport-Blue Point 1 $7,500
Bellmore-Merrick 2 $4,500
Brentwood 32 $156,375
Central Islip 14 $63,750
Cold Spring Harbor 2 $8,500
Comsewogue 2 $8,500
Copiague 7 $36,875
East Islip 2 $13,125
East Meadow 6 $40,000
Elmont 6 $32,625
Freeport 4 $20,875
Glen Cove 1 $5,000
Hempstead 5 $22,500
Hicksville 3 $20,250
Huntington 5 $13,500
Levittown 2 $8,500
Lindenhurst 4 $21,500
Locust Valley 3 $20,250
Longwood 7 $42,500
Massapequa 2 $4,250
Merrick 2 $12,750
Middle Country 2 $8,875
North Babylon 6 $36,000
North Merrick 1 $2,125
North Shore 1 $2,125
Patchogue-Medford 1 $6,375
Plainedge 2 $13,500
Port Jefferson 1 $2,125
Port Washington 1 $6,750
Riverhead 1 $6,750
Sachem 8 $51,375
Shelter Island 1 $6,375
Smithtown 3 $7,000
South Country 4 $21,750
South Huntington 2 $13,500
Valley Stream 24 1 $4,250
Valley Stream Central 4 $13,125
West Babylon 1 $2,125
West Hempstead 3 $19,125
Wyandanch 6 $29,500
Total 190 $965,250

Source: New York State Education Department