Number of very poor students enrolled as of the end of the reporting period, both full-time and part-time, where each discrete student is counted regardless of number of courses.
Unit Referenced within Metric Definition
IRIS metric citation
IRIS, 2016. School Enrollment: Very Poor (PI5583). v4.0.
Organizations should footnote a breakdown of full-time and part-time students and details on the assessment tools used to identify the poverty level of students. See usage guidance for further information.
Due to the complexities of assessing the poverty level of beneficiaries, organizations will likely have to use specific assessment tools to report on this accurately. See the glossary definition for additional information on commonly used tools to help determine the absolute poverty level of individuals and households.