Facts & Data

10,022 Children 0-17 in foster care
11% Youth who are not with a family (in group/institution)
19 Average length of stay for children in FC (months)
442 Number of children at risk for aging out
57% Youth with 1 placement
15% Youth with 2 placements
9% Youth with 3 placements
18% Youth with 4 or more placements




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National Fact Sheet on the Educational Outcomes of Children in Foster Care

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CHAMPS Research Summaries

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