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K-12 Special Education Finance

The K-12 Special Education Finance researcher files contain information about transportation expenditures and other expenditures regarding special education services. The files contain special education expenditures reported by school districts (LEAs & ISDs) on the SE-4094 and SE-4096 forms. Future year's school year data will be added on.

K-12 Special Education Finance Expenditures

The special education expenditures dataset contains information on expenses related to providing special education services to students. Data from the 2018 fiscal year is available.

K-12 Special Education Finance Transportation

The special education transportation dataset has details on the expenses around transporting students that receive special education services; this includes personnel and materials. Data from the 2007-2018 fiscal year are available.

Codebook

Category Variable Description
Advanced Placement Exams ART3DGR

Studio Art: 3-D Design Portfolio: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams ARTHISGR

Art History: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams ARTST2GR

Studio Art: 2-D Design Portfolio: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams ARTSTDGR

Studio Art: Drawing Portfolio: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams BIOLGR

Biology: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams CALCABGR

Calculus AB: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams CALCBCGR

Calculus BC: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams CHEMGR

Chemistry: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams CHINESGR

Chinese Language and Culture: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams COMSCAGR

Computer Science A: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams COMSCBGR

Computer Science B: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams COMSCPGR

Computer Science Principles: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams CPSTNRGR

AP Capstone Research: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams CPSTNSGR

AP Capstone Seminar: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams ECONMAGR

Macroeconomics: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams ECONMIGR

Microeconomics: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams ENGLANGR

English Language and Composition: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams ENGLITGR

English Literature and Composition: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams ENVSCIGR

Environmental Science: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams EURHISGR

European History: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams FRENLTGR

French Language and Culture: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams FRNLANGR

Foreign Language: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams GERLAGR

German Language and Culture: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams GOVCOMGR

Comparative Government and Politics: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams GOVUSGR

United States Government and Politics: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams HUMGEOGR

Human Geography: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams ITALGR

Italian Language and Culture: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams JAPANGR

Japanese Language and Culture: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams LATINCGR

Latin: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams LATINVGR

Latin Vergil: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams MUSICTGR

Music Theory: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams PHYS1GR

Physics 1: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams PHYS2GR

Physics 2: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams PHYSBGR

Physics B: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams PHYSEMGR

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams PHYSMGR

Physics C: Mechanics: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams PSYCHGR

Psychology: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams SPANLAGR

Spanish Language: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams SPANLTGR

Spanish Literature and Culture: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams STATGR

Statistics: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams USHISTGR

United States History: Exam Score

Advanced Placement Exams WDHISTGR

World History: Exam Score

All ASSESSMENT

The assessment the student participated in.

All BARCODE

The barcode of the test given.

All IS_HOME_SCHOOLED

Flag denoting whether the student was homeschooled at the time of test.

All IS_PRIVATE_SCHOOL

Flag denoting whether the student was attending a private school at the time of test.

All RIC

The unique student identifier denoting a single student throughout their educational career in Michigan. Research Identification Code.

All SCHOOL_YEAR

School Year of the data collection.

All TEST_CYCLE_ID

The number identifier that represents the test, season and year combination of the assessment.

All TEST_CYCLE_NAME

The name that represents the test, season and year combination of the assessment.

All TESTED_DISTRICT_CODE

The state-assigned five-digit number, as recorded in the Educational Entity Master (EEM), which identifies the public school district the student was tested at and which is responsible for providing education to the reported student.

All TESTED_GRADE

The grade level or the educational setting in which the student is enrolled.

All TESTED_SCHOOL_CODE

The five-digit code as assigned to the building the student was tested at in the official Educational Entity Master (EEM). Otherwise known as Building.

All FEEDER_SCHOOL_CODE

The state-assigned five-digit number, as recorded in the EEM, which identifies the building in which the student learned the testing material.

All GRADE

The grade of the student when they were tested.

All COLLECTION

The collection (Spring, Fall, School Year)

All RIC

The unique student identifier--Research Identification Code.

All SCHOOL_CODE

The five-digit code as assigned to the building in the official Educational Entity Master application (based in EEM).

All SCHOOL_NAME

The name as assigned to the building in the official Educational Entity Master application. (based in EEM).

All SCHOOL_YEAR

The full school year that this record reflects.

All TABLE_ID

Unique key generated to relate records from Main to Programs tables. Note this key was generated for the relationship of these tables and cannot be used with K12 data.

All OPERATIONAL_DISTRICT_CODE

The official state assigned five digit code denoting the district of the entity held accountable for the student's graduation status.

All OPERATIONAL_DISTRICT_NAME

The name, as recorded in the Educational Entity Master (EEM), which identifies the public school district responsible for providing education to the reported student. It is the district to which any applicable funds (state or

All OPERATIONAL_ISD_CODE

The state-assigned two-digit number, as recorded in the Educational Entity Master (EEM), that identifies the intermediate school district (ISD) or educational service agency (ESA) in which the district or program is located.

All OPERATIONAL_ISD_NAME

The name, as recorded in the Educational Entity Master (EEM), that identifies the intermediate school district (ISD) or educational service agency (ESA) in which the district or program is located.

All REPORTING_PERIOD

Description of the reporting period (school year, fall, spring) that the data represents.

All RIC

A unique student identifier for researchers.

All SCHOOL_CODE

The entity code assigned to the School or Facility (Building) held accountable for the student's graduation status.

All SCHOOL_NAME

The name as assigned to the building in the official Educational Entity Master for the Building Code.

All SCHOOL_YEAR

The start and end years of the schoolyear attended by the student during the collection used for this record.

All START_YEAR

The calendar year in which the academic school year began.

All BIRTH_YEAR

Reported year of birth

All COLLECTION

Name of Collection during which the data in a given record were reported.

All DISTRICT_CODE

Operational District Code (i.e., the Employing District)

All DISTRICT_NAME

Operational District Name

All GENDER

Reported gender

All ISD_NAME

Operational Intermediate School District Name

All ISD_CODE

Operational Intermediate School District Code

All MOECS_EDUCATOR_ID

A unique identification code assigned to educators when they enter their information in MOECS for the first time, to keep the anonymity of the staff.

All RPIC

A unique Personnel Identification Code (PIC) which is modified for the researcher's database (i.e., Research Personnel Identification Code = RPIC) to keep the anonymity of the staff.

All SCHOOL_CODE

The five-digit code as assigned to the building in the official Educational Entity Master (EEM). Otherwise known as Building Code. Building codes (00000) identify the administrative units.

All SCHOOL_NAME

The name as assigned to the building in the official Educational Entity Master (EEM).

All SCHOOL_YEAR

Description of School Year which the data represents.

All START_YEAR

Represents the start year of the date the training was completed

All CLOSE_DATE

The actual closing date of the entity. Blank if Entity is open or data is unavailable.

All COLLECTION

Collection Period of the observation. Example: EOY 2017

All LATITUDE

The latitude coordinate of the physical location of the entity.

All LONGITUDE

The longitude coordinate of the physical location of the entity.

All OPEN_DATE

The actual opening date of the entity or when it begins to do business.

All SCHOOL_YEAR

The school year during which data was collected. Example: "2016-2017"

All START_YEAR

The numeric start year of the school year during which the data was collected. Example: 2016

All IHE_NAME

Institution of Higher Education (IHE) Official Name.

All IHE_SUBMITTED_SESSION_BEGIN_DATE

The date identifying the start of the academic session as submitted by the college.

All IHE_SUBMITTED_SESSION_END_DATE

The date identifying the end of the academic session as submitted by the college.

All IPEDS_CODE

IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data Systems) IHE identification code.

All RIC

The current unique student identifier--Research Identification Code.

All SCHOOL_START_YEAR_ENROLLED

The numeric start year of the school year during which the student is enrolled. Example: 2016

All SCHOOL_YEAR_ENROLLED

The school year during which the student is enrolled. Example: "2016-2017"

All SESSION_BEGIN_DATE

The date identifying the start of the academic session as determined by CEPI, based on the IHE's submitted Session Begin and End dates. Prior to the availability of session begin and end dates in 2016-17, this field was derived from the submitted Session Designator, which was the session start month and year.

All SESSION_END_DATE

The date identifying the end of the academic session as determined by CEPI, based on the IHE's submitted Session Begin and End dates. Prior to the availability of the session begin and end dates in 2016-17, NSC records used the enrollment end date as reported to NSC.

All SESSION_NAME

The academic term for which the data are being reported, as determined by CEPI, based on the IHE's submitted Session Begin and End dates. Example: "Fall"

All YEAR_SESSION

A combination of the school year enrolled and the session name. Example: "2011-2012 Fall"

Alternative Assessments ELA_MIACCESS_TEST_TYPE

1) MI-Access Functional Independence (FI) – For students who have, or function as if they have, a significant cognitive impairment, and whose instruction is most closely aligned to the Essential Elements* and within the High Range of Complexity. 2) MI-Access Supported Independence (SI) – For students who have, or function as if they have, a significant cognitive impairment, and whose instruction is most closely aligned to the Essential Elements* and within the Medium Range of Complexity. 3) MI-Access Participation (P) – For students who have, or function as if they have, a significant cognitive impairment, and whose instruction is most closely aligned to the Essential Elements* and within the Low Range of Complexity.* Essential Elements are specific statements of Knowledge and Skills linked to the grade-level standards.

Alternative Assessments IS_DISTRICT_TESTED_FAY

Is the student considered a full academic year (FAY) participant for the district during this year (Y= Yes; N=No; U=Unknown).

Alternative Assessments IS_SCHOOL_TESTED_FAY

Is the student considered a full academic year (FAY) participant for the school during this year (Y= Yes; N=No; U=Unknown).

Alternative Assessments IS_STATE_TESTED_FAY

Is the student considered a full academic year (FAY) participant for the state during this year (Y= Yes; N=No; U=Unknown).

Alternative Assessments MTH_MIACCESS_TEST_TYPE

1) MI-Access Functional Independence (FI) – For students who have, or function as if they have, a significant cognitive impairment, and whose instruction is most closely aligned to the Essential Elements* and within the High Range of Complexity. 2) MI-Access Supported Independence (SI) – For students who have, or function as if they have, a significant cognitive impairment, and whose instruction is most closely aligned to the Essential Elements* and within the Medium Range of Complexity. 3) MI-Access Participation (P) – For students who have, or function as if they have, a significant cognitive impairment, and whose instruction is most closely aligned to the Essential Elements* and within the Low Range of Complexity.* Essential Elements are specific statements of Knowledge and Skills linked to the grade-level standards.

Alternative Assessments RDG_MIACCESS_TEST_TYPE

1) MI-Access Functional Independence (FI) – For students who have, or function as if they have, a significant cognitive impairment, and whose instruction is most closely aligned to the Essential Elements* and within the High Range of Complexity. 2) MI-Access Supported Independence (SI) – For students who have, or function as if they have, a significant cognitive impairment, and whose instruction is most closely aligned to the Essential Elements* and within the Medium Range of Complexity. 3) MI-Access Participation (P) – For students who have, or function as if they have, a significant cognitive impairment, and whose instruction is most closely aligned to the Essential Elements* and within the Low Range of Complexity.* Essential Elements are specific statements of Knowledge and Skills linked to the grade-level standards.

Alternative Assessments SCI_MIACCESS_TEST_TYPE

1) MI-Access Functional Independence (FI) – For students who have, or function as if they have, a significant cognitive impairment, and whose instruction is most closely aligned to the Essential Elements* and within the High Range of Complexity. 2) MI-Access Supported Independence (SI) – For students who have, or function as if they have, a significant cognitive impairment, and whose instruction is most closely aligned to the Essential Elements* and within the Medium Range of Complexity. 3) MI-Access Participation (P) – For students who have, or function as if they have, a significant cognitive impairment, and whose instruction is most closely aligned to the Essential Elements* and within the Low Range of Complexity.* Essential Elements are specific statements of Knowledge and Skills linked to the grade-level standards.

Alternative Assessments SOC_MIACCESS_TEST_TYPE

1) MI-Access Functional Independence (FI) – For students who have, or function as if they have, a significant cognitive impairment, and whose instruction is most closely aligned to the Essential Elements* and within the High Range of Complexity. 2) MI-Access Supported Independence (SI) – For students who have, or function as if they have, a significant cognitive impairment, and whose instruction is most closely aligned to the Essential Elements* and within the Medium Range of Complexity. 3) MI-Access Participation (P) – For students who have, or function as if they have, a significant cognitive impairment, and whose instruction is most closely aligned to the Essential Elements* and within the Low Range of Complexity.* Essential Elements are specific statements of Knowledge and Skills linked to the grade-level standards.

Alternative Assessments WRI_MIACCESS_TEST_TYPE

1) MI-Access Functional Independence (FI) – For students who have, or function as if they have, a significant cognitive impairment, and whose instruction is most closely aligned to the Essential Elements* and within the High Range of Complexity. 2) MI-Access Supported Independence (SI) – For students who have, or function as if they have, a significant cognitive impairment, and whose instruction is most closely aligned to the Essential Elements* and within the Medium Range of Complexity. 3) MI-Access Participation (P) – For students who have, or function as if they have, a significant cognitive impairment, and whose instruction is most closely aligned to the Essential Elements* and within the Low Range of Complexity.* Essential Elements are specific statements of Knowledge and Skills linked to the grade-level standards.

Assessment Score ELA_PL

The performance level for the English language arts portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score ELA_PL_NAME

The performance level name for the English language arts portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score ELA_SGP

The student growth percentile (SGP) for the English language arts portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score ELA_SGP_LEVEL_DESC

The student growth percentile (SGP) description for the English language arts portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score ELA_SS

The scaled score for the English language arts portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score ELA_SS_SE

The scaled score standard error for the English language arts portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score ELA_THETA_SE

The Theta standard error for the English language arts portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score ELA_VALID

Flag denoting whether the student's test was valid for the English language arts portion of the assessment. (Y= Yes; N=No)

Assessment Score MTH_PL

The performance level for the mathematics portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score MTH_PL_CHANGE

Performance level change is used to compare student performance from year to year for the mathematics portion of the assessment . Transition categories are: Significant Decline, Decline, Maintaining, Improvement, or Significant Improvement. Abbreviations are not used in this field, rather the actual descriptions are used.

Assessment Score MTH_PL_NAME

The performance level name for the mathematics portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score MTH_PL_RANGE

A distinction which further differentiates whether the student was Low, Mid or High within their designated performance level for the mathematics portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score MTH_SGP

The student growth percentile (SGP) for the mathematics portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score MTH_SGP_LEVEL_DESC

The student growth percentile (SGP) description for the mathematics portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score MTH_SS

The scaled score for the mathematics portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score MTH_SS_SE

The scaled score standard error for the mathematics portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score MTH_THETA_SE

The Theta standard error for the mathematics portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score MTH_VALID

Flag denoting whether the student's test was valid for the mathematics portion of the assessment. (Y= Yes; N=No)

Assessment Score RDG_PL

The performance level for the reading portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score RDG_PL_CHANGE

Performance level change is used to compare student performance from year to year for the reading portion of the assessment . Transition categories are: Significant Decline, Decline, Maintaining, Improvement, or Significant Improvement. Abbreviations are not used in this field, rather the actual descriptions are used.

Assessment Score RDG_PL_NAME

The performance level name for the reading portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score RDG_PL_RANGE

A distinction which further differentiates whether the student was Low, Mid or High within their designated performance level for the reading portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score RDG_SS

The scaled score for the reading portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score RDG_SS_SE

The scaled score standard error for the reading portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score RDG_THETA_SE

The Theta standard error for the reading portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score RDG_VALID

Flag denoting whether the student's test was valid for the reading portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score SCI_PL

The performance level for the science portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score SCI_PL_NAME

The performance level name for the science portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score SCI_SGP

The student growth percentile (SGP) for the science portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score SCI_SGP_LEVEL_DESC

The student growth percentile (SGP) description for the science portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score SCI_SS

The scaled score for the science portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score SCI_SS_SE

The scaled score standard error for the science portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score SCI_THETA_SE

The Theta standard error for the science portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score SCI_VALID

Flag denoting whether the student's test was valid for the science portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score WRI_PL_NAME

The performance level name for the writing portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score WRI_SS

The scaled score for the writing portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score WRI_SS_SE

The scaled score standard error for the writing portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score WRI_THETA_SE

The Theta standard error for the writing portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score SOC_PL

The performance level for the social studies portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score SOC_PL_NAME

The performance level name for the social studies portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score SOC_SGP

The student growth percentile (SGP) for the social studies portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score SOC_SGP_LEVEL_DESC

The student growth percentile (SGP) description for the social studies portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score SOC_SS

The scaled score for the social studies portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score SOC_SS_SE

The scaled score standard error for the social studies portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score SOC_THETA_SE

The Theta standard error for the social studies portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score SOC_VALID

Flag denoting whether the student's test was valid for the social studies portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score WRI_PL

The performance level for the writing portion of the assessment.

Assessment Score WRI_VALID

Flag denoting whether the student's test was valid for the writing portion of the assessment.

Assignments ASSIGNED_DISTRICT_CODE

The official state assigned five digit code denoting the district that the educator is assigned to.

Assignments ASSIGNED_DISTRICT_NAME

The official district name denoting the district that the educator is assigned to.

Assignments ASSIGNED_GRADE_01

Flag designating that the staff member was assigned to teach first grade.

Assignments ASSIGNED_GRADE_02

Flag designating that the staff member was assigned to teach second grade.

Assignments ASSIGNED_GRADE_03

Flag designating that the staff member was assigned to teach third grade.

Assignments ASSIGNED_GRADE_04

Flag designating that the staff member was assigned to teach fourth grade.

Assignments ASSIGNED_GRADE_05

Flag designating that the staff member was assigned to teach fifth grade.

Assignments ASSIGNED_GRADE_06

Flag designating that the staff member was assigned to teach sixth grade.

Assignments ASSIGNED_GRADE_07

Flag designating that the staff member was assigned to teach seventh grade.

Assignments ASSIGNED_GRADE_08

Flag designating that the staff member was assigned to teach eighth grade.

Assignments ASSIGNED_GRADE_09

Flag designating that the staff member was assigned to teach ninth grade.

Assignments ASSIGNED_GRADE_10

Flag designating that the staff member was assigned to teach tenth grade.

Assignments ASSIGNED_GRADE_11

Flag designating that the staff member was assigned to teach eleventh grade.

Assignments ASSIGNED_GRADE_12

Flag designating that the staff member was assigned to teach twelfth grade.

Assignments ASSIGNED_GRADE_K

Flag designating that the staff member was assigned to teach Kindergarten.

Assignments ASSIGNED_GRADE_RK

Flag designating that the staff member was assigned to teach Retentive Kindergarten.

Assignments ASSIGNED_ISD_CODE

The state-assigned two-digit number, as recorded in the Educational Entity Master (EEM), that identifies the intermediate school district (ISD) or educational service agency (ESA) in which the district or program is located. This is the ISD that the educator is assigned to.

Assignments ASSIGNED_ISD_NAME

The name, as recorded in the Educational Entity Master (EEM), that identifies the intermediate school district (ISD) or educational service agency (ESA) in which the district or program is located. This is the ISD that the educator is assigned to.

Assignments ASSIGNMENT_CODE

The code that indicates the position held by the employee.

Assignments ASSIGNMENT_DESCRIPTION

The description of the position held by the employee.

Assignments EDUCATIONAL_SETTING_DESC

The description for the educational setting (e.g., Bilingual Education/ELL or Special Education for various age groups, etc.)

Assignments EFFECTIVENESS_DESC

Description used to categorize Educator Effectiveness ranking. This is a locally determined label assigned as a result of annual educator evaluations.

Assignments ENTITY_TYPE

Description of Entity Type which indicates whether the school/entity that the staff is assigned to, is private, charter, public, state-run, etc.

Assignments FEDERAL_GRANT_PARTICIPATION

This field identifies teachers funded by Title I or Title II Part A who teach core academic subjects in a targeted-assistance program.

Assignments FID_FUNCTION_CODE

The accounting/function code for the employee as determined for accounting purposes by the school district.

Assignments FID_FUNCTION_CODE_DESC

The accounting/function description for the employee as determined for accounting purposes by the school district.

Assignments FTE

The amount of time required to perform an assignment stated as a proportion of a full-time position and computed by dividing the amount of time employed by the time normally required for a full-time position.

Assignments IS_HIGHLY_QUALIFIED

This field reports whether or not a staff meets the requirements for being highly qualified. It is a required field only for teachers assigned to a core academic subject area and specific instructional paraprofessionals/aides as defined by NCLB and the MI Department of Education.

Assignments IS_MDE_TEACHER

Flag identifying teachers according to the MDE definition.

Assignments IS_PRINCIPAL

Flag identifying principals according to the MDE definition.

Assignments SCHOOL_CLOSE_DATE

the actual closing date of the entity or the date the entity ceased to do business.

Assignments SCHOOL_OPEN_DATE

The actual opening date of the school or when it begins to do business.

Assignments SUMMARY_GROUP_NAME

The name for a grouping of assignment codes. The data from this grouping are similar to the data published on CEPI's website.

Awards AWARD_CIP_CATEGORY

The highest-level category description of the discipline or field of study of the student's program, as defined in the 2-digit Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) by the US Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Awards AWARD_CIP_CODE

The code indicating the discipline or field of study for which the award was conferred. As submitted by the IHE, sourced from the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP), by the US Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Awards AWARD_CIP_DESCRIPTION

The description of the discipline or field of study of the student's program, as defined in the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) by the US Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Awards AWARD_DATE

The year, month and day in which the academic award was conferred.

Awards AWARD_DESCRIPTION

The descriptive title for the academic award, as submitted by the IHE.

Awards AWARD_LEVEL

The level of achievement the student has received upon graduation/completion.

Awards AWARD_LEVEL_CATEGORY

The reporting category of the level of achievement the student has received upon graduation/completion.

Awards IS_STARR_AWARD

Designates if the award record came from the STARR collection.

Awards SCHOOL_START_YEAR_AWARDED

The numeric start year of the school year during which the award was conferred. Example: 2016

Awards SCHOOL_YEAR_AWARDED

The academic school year during which the award was conferred. Example: "2016-2017"

Course Taking ACADEMIC_SCHOOL_YEAR

The school year in which the data was reported by the district.

Course Taking COLLECTION_SCHOOL_YEAR

The academic school year in which the course was completed by the student.

Course Taking COLLEGE_CREDIT

The number of college credit hours earned in a dual/concurrent enrollment course that is eligible for Section 64b Incentive funding.

Course Taking COMPLETION_STATUS_CODE

The standardized code representing a student's final status for the course being reported.

Course Taking COURSE_CLASSIFICATION

The NCES designation identifying the course as either primary ("Prior to Secondary") or secondary level.

Course Taking COURSE_TYPE_CODE

The two-digit code for the course type that represents the level and rigor of the instruction provided throughout the reported course.

Course Taking IS_VIRTUAL_DELIVERY

Flag that indicates whether the student is receiving instruction via a virtual delivery method. This could be virtual learning, online learning or computer courses; distance learning; or self-scheduled virtual learning.

Course Taking LOCAL_COURSE_ID

The code assigned by the educating entity to identify a particular course.

Course Taking LOCAL_COURSE_SECTION_ID

This characteristic is used by educating entities when the Local Course ID alone cannot uniquely identify a given course.

Course Taking LOCAL_COURSE_TITLE

The title assigned by the educating entity to identify a particular course.

Course Taking LOCAL_CREDITS_GRANTED

The Carnegie unit of credits granted to a student for completing the course or section of the course being reported. A course meeting every day for one period of the school day over the span of a school year offers one Carnegie unit. Thus, a Carnegie unit is a measure of "seat time" rather than a measure of attainment of the course objectives. Credit for a given course can vary from school district to school district.

Course Taking RPIC_1

The Research Personnel Identification Code (RPIC), as assigned in the Registry of Educational Personnel (REP) Application, for each teacher responsible for some or all of the instruction of the course being reported. First of up to 3 possible.

Course Taking RPIC_2

The Research Personnel Identification Code (RPIC), as assigned in the Registry of Educational Personnel (REP) Application, for each teacher responsible for some or all of the instruction of the course being reported. Second of up to 3 possible.

Course Taking RPIC_3

The Research Personnel Identification Code (RPIC), as assigned in the Registry of Educational Personnel (REP) Application, for each teacher responsible for some or all of the instruction of the course being reported. Third of up to 3 possible.

Course Taking SUBJECT_COURSE_CODE

The NCES SCED code is a 5-digit code comprised of the 2-digit subject area code and the 3-digit course identifier code of the course in which the student participated at some point during the school year.

Course Taking VIRTUAL_METHOD_NAME

The type of virtual instruction the student is receiving. This could be virtual learning, online learning or computer courses; distance learning; or self-scheduled virtual learning.

Course Taking STARR_CREDITS_ATTEMPTED

The total value of credit hours attempted for the course, as reported in STARR.

Course Taking IS_REMEDIAL_WRITING

Y/N indicator of whether the course is a remedial writing course.

Course Taking STARR_CREDITS_EARNED

The total value of credit hours successfully completed or earned for the course, as reported in STARR.

Course Taking IS_STARR_RECORD

Designates if the session record came from the STARR collection.

Course Taking COURSE_CIP_CODE

The Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) code used by the US Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) to describe the area of study for the course.

Course Taking IS_REMEDIAL_MATH

Y/N indicator of whether the course is a remedial math course.

Course Taking GRADE_STATUS

The student's disposition for the enrolled course. Examples: PassFailPass, Incomplete, HonorsGrade, Withdrew.

Course Taking CONTACT_HOURS

The "seat" time in front of the instructor.

Course Taking COURSE_NUMBER

The official reference number/code portion of a course identifier, as defined by the IHE.

Course Taking MOD_CREDITS_ATTEMPTED

Total of STARR Credits Attempted for the course, or NSC FTE Days converted to Credits Earned for the session.

Course Taking GRADE_SCALE_CODE

The grading scale used by the institution for the enrolled course, according to Postsecondary Electronic Standards Council (PESC) standards.

Course Taking IS_REMEDIAL_ESL

Y/N indicator of whether the course is a remedial English as a Second Language (ESL) course.

Course Taking COURSE_SUBJECT

The alphabetic abbreviation of the academic department or discipline offering the course, as defined by the IHE.

Course Taking LETTER_GRADE

The alphabetical grade earned in the course.

Course Taking IS_REMEDIAL_READING

Y/N indicator of whether the course is a remedial reading course.

Course Taking MOD_CREDITS_EARNED

Total of STARR Credits Earned for the course, or NSC FTE Days converted to Credits Earned for the session.

Course Taking COURSE_TITLE

The name or title of the course, as defined by the IHE.

Course Taking IS_REMEDIAL_SCIENCE

Y/N indicator of whether the course is a remedial science course.

Course Taking IS_REMEDIAL

Y/N indicator of whether the course is a remedial course.

Course Taking NUMERIC_GRADE

The final numeric grade awarded for participation in the course.

Demographics FEDERAL_POVERTY_LEVEL_QUINTILE

The Federal Poverty Level (FPL) quintile to which a child belongs based on the records maintained by the program represented by a given record.

Demographics GENDER

The most recent reported gender of the student.

Demographics HOMELESS_CODE

The code for the primary nighttime residence of a student identified as homeless.

Demographics HOMELESS_STATUS

The status name for the primary nighttime residence of a student identified as homeless.

Demographics IS_ELIGIBLE_FREE_LUNCH

Flag indicating if the student is eligible for free lunch based on being Migrant, Homeless, Direct Cert or Supplemental Nutrition Eligibility (SNE).

Demographics IS_FOSTER_CHILD

Flag indicating if the child has an active record in the recipient table from DHHS, then this field is set to Y. For Fall 2016 and Spring 2017, a flag set to “Y” may indicate either in-home or out-of-home placement of the child.

Demographics IS_HOMELESS_PROGRAM

Flag indicating if the homeless code field has a value greater than 0.

Demographics IS_POVERTY

Flag indicating if the student is economically disadvantaged, based on Migrant, Homeless, Supplemental Nutrition Eligibility and Direct Certification status.

Demographics IS_REDUCED_LUNCH_ELIGIBLE

Flag indicating if the student is eligible for reduced lunch based on Direct Certification through DHHS or Supplemental Nutrition Eligibility (SNE). If the student qualifies for Free Lunch, then the Reduced Lunch Eligible flag will be 'N' regardless of reduced lunch-specific eligibility factors.

Demographics IS_SUPPLEMENTAL_DIRECT_CERT

Flag indicating if the student has an active record in the Direct Certification database provided by DHHS.

Demographics IS_UNACCOMPANIED_YOUTH

Flag indicating if the student is an unaccompanied youth who is not in the physical custody of a parent or guardian and who fits the McKinney-Vento definition of homeless.

Demographics MULTIPLE_BIRTH_ORDER

Indicates that the student is part of a multiple birth where siblings share allunique identifying characteristics. Multiple Birth Order is not intended toidentify every case of twins, triplets, etc., in the state. It is only intended toprovide some distinguishing data element for cases where twins (triplets,etc.) of the same gender have the same or a similar first name. Each studentfrom such a multiple birth is to have a unique number.

Demographics NATIVE_LANGUAGE_CODE

The code of the child's native or first language. The student's primary or native language indicated on the home language survey

Demographics NATIVE_LANGUAGE_NAME

The name of the child's native or first language. The student's primary or native language indicated on the home language survey

Demographics RACE

The code representing the most recent reported racial and ethnicity group of the student.

Demographics RAW_DATE_OF_BIRTH

The date (month and year only for research data) on which the student was born as it appears on a birth certificate or other legal document presented at the time of enrollment.

Demographics RAW_GENDER

Indicates if the student is male or female. Code 'M' indicates the student is male. Code 'F' indicates the student is female.

Demographics RAW_RACIAL_ETHNIC_CODE

The ethnicity or race of the student.

Demographics RESIDENT_COUNTY_CODE

The two-digit code assigned to the Michigan county in which the student’s primary address is located.

Demographics RESIDENT_COUNTY_NAME

The name of the Michigan county in which the student’s primary address is located.

Demographics RESIDENT_DISTRICT_CODE

The five-digit code for the Local Education Agency (LEA) district in which the student's custodial parent(s) or legal guardian resides.

Demographics RESIDENT_DISTRICT_NAME

The name for the Local Education Agency (LEA) district in which the student's custodial parent(s) or legal guardian resides.

Demographics ZIP_CODE

The five- or nine-digit ZIP code of the location where the student lives at the time of reporting or the last known code of residence.

Demographics DATE_OF_BIRTH_RAW

The date (month and year only for research data) on which the student was born as it appears on a birth certificate or other legal document presented at the time of enrollment.

Demographics GENDER_RAW

Indicates if the student is male or female. Code 'M' indicates the student is male. Code 'F' indicates the student is female.

Demographics GRADE_RAW

The grade level or the educational setting in which the student is enrolled.

Demographics GRADE_SY

The student's primary grade/setting as selected by CEPI reporting rules when multiple districts/schools report the student. (The grade level or the educational setting in which the student is enrolled.)

Demographics GRADUATION_COHORT_YEAR

The cohort year the student is grouped into for tracking graduation outcomes. Assigned to a student upon being reported in 9th grade for the first time. Usually four years after student is seen in 9th grade unless the student is enrolled at an Early/Middle College. Missing values are common and indicate a student is not advanced enough to be assigned a cohort year yet.

Demographics IS_COHORT_YEAR_CONFLICT

Indicates whether the student's graduation cohort year assignment has ever changed. Early Middle College participation or re-evaluation of a student's status may have resulted in the changes. Missing values are common and indicate the student is not advanced enough to be assigned a cohort year yet.

Demographics IS_ECONOMICALLY_DISADVANTAGED

Flag to identify students who have been determined to be eligible for free or reduced-price meals via locally gathered and approved family applications under the National School Lunch program, are in households receiving food (SNAP) or cash (TANF) assistance, are homeless, are migrant, or are in foster care. When any of these conditions are present, a student is considered Economically Disadvantaged.

Demographics IS_GRADUATED_SY

Indicates student graduated in this school year (SCHOOL_YEAR). This value defaults to No and is set to Yes when there is a graduation record for a given school year.

Demographics IS_MILITARY_CONNECTED

Flag indicating a student has a parent who is a member of the Armed Forces on active duty or serves on fulltime National Guard duty.

Demographics IS_STABLE_DATE_BIRTH_CONFLICT

Indicates whether conflicting date of birth values have ever been reported for the student.

Demographics IS_STABLE_GENDER_CONFLICT

Indicates whether conflicting gender values have ever been reported for the student.

Demographics IS_STABLE_RACE_ETHNIC_CONFLICT

Indicates whether conflicting racial/ethnic category values have ever been reported for the student.

Demographics PRIMARY_DISABILITY_CODE_RAW

The primary disability code identified on the student's Individual Education Plan (IEP) as defined by the Michigan Administrative Rules for Special Education (MARSE).

Demographics PRIMARY_DISABILITY_CODE_SY

The student's primary disability as selected by CEPI reporting rules when multiple districts/schools report the student. (Primary disability identified on the student's IEP as defined by the Michigan Administrative Rules for Special Education (MARSE).

Demographics PRIMARY_ED_SETTING_CODE_RAW

The name of the location or facility type where the student participates in special education programs or services. Codes are categorized by student age.

Demographics PRIMARY_ED_SETTING_SY

The student's primary educational setting for special education as selected by CEPI reporting rules when multiple districts/schools report the student. (The location or facility type where the student participates in special education programs or services.)

Demographics PRIMARY_LEP_LANGUAGE_SY

The student's native language selected by CEPI for federal reporting when multiple districts/schools report the student. See LEP_LANGUAGE_CODE_1, etc. for other languages.

Demographics RACIAL_ETHNIC_CODE_RAW

The ethnicity or race of the student.

Demographics READING_DEFICIENCY_CONTINUATION

Flag indicating the student had a reading deficiency continuing at end-of-year assessment.

Demographics READING_DEFICIENCY_IDENTIFIED

Flag indicating the student had a reading deficiency identified at the beginning of year (or after enrollment).

Demographics RESIDENCY_STATUS_CODE

The code that indicates the student’s residency related to the geographic boundaries of the district and/or residency requirements outlined in the Pupil Residency section of the MDE Pupil Accounting Manual.

Demographics RESIDENT_DISTRICT_CODE

The five-digit code for the Local Education Agency (LEA) geographic district in which the student's custodial parent(s) or legal guardian resides.

Demographics STABLE_DATE_OF_BIRTH

The latest MSDS-recorded date of birth (month and year only for research data) for the student for all time. Values are stabilized so there is only one value per student for all observations in this dataset.

Demographics STABLE_GENDER

The latest MSDS-recorded gender for the student for all time. Values are stabilized so there is only one value per student for all observations in this dataset.

Demographics STABLE_GRAD_YEAR

The latest recorded graduation year for the student for all time. Values are stabilized so there is only one value per student for all observations in this dataset. Missing values are common and indicate student is not due to graduate yet or did not graduate.

Demographics STABLE_RACE_ETHNIC

The latest MSDS-recorded racial/ethnic category for the student for all time. Values are stabilized so there is only one value per student for all observations in this dataset.

Demographics ZIP_CODE

The five- or nine-digit ZIP code of the location where the student lives at the time of reporting or the last known code of residence.

Demographics RACE_ETHNICITY

Race/ethnicity value of the staff as self-reported or reported by the employing district

Demographics IS_STABLE_DATE_BIRTH_CONFLICT

Indicates whether conflicting date of birth values have ever been reported for the student.

Demographics IS_STABLE_GENDER_CONFLICT

Indicates whether conflicting gender values have ever been reported for the student.

Demographics IS_STABLE_RACE_ETHNIC_CONFLICT

Indicates whether conflicting racial/ethnic values have ever been reported for the student.

Demographics STABLE_DATE_OF_BIRTH

The latest reported date of birth (month and year only for research data - days are converted to 1) for the student for all time. Values are stabilized to one per student, favoring the most recently submitted data, then a present value over a missing value.

Demographics STABLE_GENDER

The latest reported gender for a student across all IHEs. Values are stabilized to one per student, favoring the most recently submitted data. CEPI does not receive gender data from NSC, so all values reflected here are sourced from STARR.

Demographics STABLE_RACE_ETHNIC

The latest reported race/ethnicity for a student across all IHEs. Values are stabilized to one per student, favoring the most recently submitted data; then a known value over an unknown. In the event there is still a conflict, then the most likely of the reported values is chosen. CEPI does not receive race/ethnicity data from NSC, so all values reflected here are sourced from STARR.

Demographics IS_SINGLE_PARENT

Indicator of whether or not a student is either an unmarried pregnant female, or a student of any gender who is unmarried or separated and has one or more minor children. A Perkins IV Special Population.

Demographics IS_ECO_DIS_FAMILY_INCL_FOSTER

Indicator of whether or not a student has economic or academic disadvantages requiring special services or assistance. A Perkins IV Special Population.

Demographics IHE_AGE_AS_OF_SEP_30

The student's age as of September 30th of the enrollment year.

Demographics GENDER_RAW

The student's gender as submitted by the IHE for the academic session.

Demographics IS_INDIV_W_DISABILITY

Indicator of whether or not a student is an individual with a disability according to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. A Perkins IV Special Population.

Demographics IS_SPECIAL_POP_UNKNOWN

Indicator of whether or not the Perkins IV specific Special Population is unknown for the current session.

Demographics IS_NON_TRADITIONAL

Indicator of whether or not a student's gender comprises fewer than 25 percent of individuals employed in the occupation or field of work the student is studying. A Perkins IV Special Population.

Demographics IS_DISPLACED_HOMEMAKER

Indicator of whether or not a student who has worked primarily in the home or for family, without compensation and has diminished marketable skills. A Perkins IV Special Population.

Demographics RACE_ETHNICITY_RAW

The student's race/ethnicity as submitted by the IHE for the academic session.

Demographics IS_LEP

Indicator of whether or not a student has limited ability in speaking, reading, writing or understanding English. A Perkins IV Special Population.

Demographics DATE_OF_BIRTH_RAW

The student's date of birth as submitted by the IHE (month and year only for research data - days are converted to 1) for the academic session.

Discipline Records DISCIPLINARY_ACTION_CODE_1

The first reported code for the disciplinary action taken as a consequence of the incident.

Discipline Records DISCIPLINARY_ACTION_CODE_2

The second reported code for the disciplinary action taken as a consequence of the incident.

Discipline Records DISCIPLINARY_ACTION_CODE_3

The third reported code for the disciplinary action taken as a consequence of the incident.

Discipline Records DISCIPLINARY_ACTION_NAME_1

The first reported name of the disciplinary action taken as a consequence of the incident.

Discipline Records DISCIPLINARY_ACTION_NAME_2

The second reported name of the disciplinary action taken as a consequence of the incident.

Discipline Records DISCIPLINARY_ACTION_NAME_3

The third reported name of the disciplinary action taken as a consequence of the incident.

Discipline Records FOLLOW_UP_CODE_1

The code that indicates the type of follow-up and/or educational services provided to the student after the start of the first disciplinary action(s) reported.

Discipline Records FOLLOW_UP_CODE_2

The code that indicates the type of follow-up and/or educational services provided to the student after the start of the second disciplinary action(s) reported.

Discipline Records START_OF_ACTION_2

The date on which the student began the second reported consequence.

Discipline Records FOLLOW_UP_CODE_3

The code that indicates the type of follow-up and/or educational services provided to the student after the start of the third disciplinary action(s) reported.

Discipline Records FOLLOW_UP_CODE_4

The code that indicates the type of follow-up and/or educational services provided to the student after the start of the fourth disciplinary action(s) reported.

Discipline Records FOLLOW_UP_NAME_1

The name that indicates the type of follow-up and/or educational services provided to the student after the start of the first disciplinary action(s) reported.

Discipline Records FOLLOW_UP_NAME_2

The name that indicates the type of follow-up and/or educational services provided to the student after the start of the second disciplinary action(s) reported.

Discipline Records FOLLOW_UP_NAME_3

The name that indicates the type of follow-up and/or educational services provided to the student after the start of the third disciplinary action(s) reported.

Discipline Records FOLLOW_UP_NAME_4

The name that indicates the type of follow-up and/or educational services provided to the student after the start of the fourth disciplinary action(s) reported.

Discipline Records INCIDENT_DATE

The day the incident that led to the disciplinary action occurred.

Discipline Records INCIDENT_IDENTIFIER

ID assigned to the incident by the local district.

Discipline Records INCIDENT_TYPE_CODE_1

The code of the first incident associated with the reason that led to the disciplinary action.

Discipline Records INCIDENT_TYPE_CODE_2

The code of the second incident associated with the reason that led to the disciplinary action.

Discipline Records INCIDENT_TYPE_CODE_3

The code of the third incident associated with the reason that led to the disciplinary action.

Discipline Records INCIDENT_TYPE_CODE_4

The code of the fourth incident associated with the reason that led to the disciplinary action.

Discipline Records INCIDENT_TYPE_NAME_1

The name of the first incident associated with the reason that led to the disciplinary action.

Discipline Records INCIDENT_TYPE_NAME_2

The name of the second incident associated with the reason that led to the disciplinary action.

Discipline Records INCIDENT_TYPE_NAME_3

The name of the third incident associated with the reason that led to the disciplinary action.

Discipline Records INCIDENT_TYPE_NAME_4

The name of the fourth incident associated with the reason that led to the disciplinary action.

Discipline Records IS_SERIOUS_BODILY_INJURY

Flag that indicates when the Incident Type involved physical violence with injury.

Discipline Records IS_SEXUAL_ASSAULT

Flag that indicates when an incident of physical violence involved oral, anal, or vaginal penetration forcibly or against the person's will or where the victim is incapable of giving consent.

Discipline Records LENGTH_OF_ACTION_1

The number of days assigned for the first reported consequence in half-day increments.

Discipline Records LENGTH_OF_ACTION_2

The number of days assigned for the second reported consequence in half-day increments.

Discipline Records LENGTH_OF_ACTION_3

The number of days assigned for the third reported consequence in half-day increments.

Discipline Records START_OF_ACTION_1

The date on which the student began the first reported consequence.

Discipline Records START_OF_ACTION_3

The date on which the student began the third reported consequence.

Employment ANNUAL_SALARY

The full-time base annual salary for employees in given assignments in order to meet the needs of Title I Part A of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). For others, providing this data is optional.

Employment EMPLOYMENT_STATUS_DESC

A description of the employment status of the staff member including separation reasons and new teacher status.

Employment FUNDED_POS_STATUS_CODE

A code of the status of the assignment as either filled by permanent employees, approved substitutes, or outside contractors.

Employment FUNDED_POS_STATUS_DESC

A description of the status of the assignment as either filled by permanent employees, approved substitutes, or outside contractors.

Employment HIGHEST_EDUCATION_DEGREE_NAME

This is the highest degree earned by a staff member.

Employment HIRE_DATE

The initial date of hire (date employed) for the staff member within the district.

Employment IS_FUNDED_POSITION

Flag to specify if the personnel position is funded (Y or N).

Employment TERMINATION_DATE

The date of termination/retirement/resignation of the staff member.

Endorsements AUTHORIZATION_STATUS

Authorization status description (e.g., Valid, Expired, etc.). We have filtered out all but the Valid Authorization.

Endorsements AUTHORIZATION_TYPE

Name of Authorization type (There are four different types of authorizations). Authorizations are utilized in situations where a school is unable to fill a position with an appropriately certified and/or endorsed educator.

Endorsements CERTIFICATE_EXPIRATION_DATE

Date certificate will/has expired

Endorsements CERTIFICATE_ISSUE_DATE

Date certificate was issued

Endorsements CERTIFICATE_REINSTATEMENT_DATE

Date certificate reinstated

Endorsements ENDORSE_AUTHORIZATION_1

The first endorsed authorization of the staff member sorted alphabetically.

Endorsements ENDORSE_AUTHORIZATION_2

The second endorsed authorization of the staff member sorted alphabetically.

Endorsements ENDORSE_AUTHORIZATION_3

The third endorsed authorization of the staff member sorted alphabetically.

Endorsements ENDORSE_AUTHORIZATION_4

The fourth endorsed authorization of the staff member sorted alphabetically.

Endorsements ENDORSE_AUTHORIZATION_5

The fifth endorsed authorization of the staff member sorted alphabetically.

Endorsements ENDORSE_CERTIFICATION_1

The first endorsement certificate for the staff member sorted alphabetically (e.g., subject area endorsements).

Endorsements ENDORSE_CERTIFICATION_10

The tenth endorsement certificate for the staff member sorted alphabetically.

Endorsements ENDORSE_CERTIFICATION_11

The eleventh endorsement certificate for the staff member sorted alphabetically.

Endorsements ENDORSE_CERTIFICATION_2

The second endorsement certificate for the staff member sorted alphabetically.

Endorsements ENDORSE_CERTIFICATION_3

The third endorsement certificate for the staff member sorted alphabetically.

Endorsements ENDORSE_CERTIFICATION_4

The fourth endorsement certificate for the staff member sorted alphabetically.

Endorsements ENDORSE_CERTIFICATION_5

The fifth endorsement certificate for the staff member sorted alphabetically.

Endorsements ENDORSE_CERTIFICATION_6

The sixth endorsement certificate for the staff member sorted alphabetically.

Endorsements ENDORSE_CERTIFICATION_7

The seventh endorsement certificate for the staff member sorted alphabetically.

Endorsements ENDORSE_CERTIFICATION_8

The eighth endorsement certificate for the staff member sorted alphabetically.

Endorsements ENDORSE_CERTIFICATION_9

The ninth endorsement certificate for the staff member sorted alphabetically.

Endorsements ENDORSE_PERMIT_1

The first endorsed permit of the staff member sorted alphabetically.

Endorsements ENDORSE_PERMIT_2

The second endorsed permit of the staff member sorted alphabetically.

Endorsements ENDORSE_PERMIT_3

The third endorsed permit of the staff member sorted alphabetically.

Endorsements ENDORSE_PERMIT_4

The fourth endorsed permit of the staff member sorted alphabetically.

Endorsements ENDORSE_PERMIT_5

The fifth endorsed permit of the staff member sorted alphabetically.

Endorsements INSTITUTION_NAME

Official entity name for where Higher Education was received by staff.

Endorsements INSTITUTION_STATE

State's name where Higher Education degree was received by staff.

Endorsements LICENSE_CATEGORY

Name of the Certificate License Category (e.g., Teaching, School Counselor, etc.).

Endorsements LICENSE_STATUS

Certificate status description (e.g., Valid, Expired, Revoked, etc.). We have filtered out all but the Valid licenses.

Endorsements LICENSE_TYPE

Name of the Certificate License Type (e.g., Provisional Teaching Certificate or School Counselor License) which is populated when the educator completes their application for certification through MOECS.

Endorsements PERMIT_STATUS

Permit status description (e.g., Valid, Expired, etc.). We have filtered out all but the Valid permits.

Endorsements PERMIT_TYPE

Name of Permit type (There are four different types of permits). Permits are utilized in situations where a school is unable to fill a position with an appropriately certified and/or endorsed educator.

Endorsements PROGRAM_TYPE

Populated when the educator completes their application for certification through MOECS. This field identifies whether the staff is certified to teach Elementary or Secondary.

Endorsements PROGRAM_TYPE_CODE

Populated when the educator completes their application for certification through MOECS.

English Language Learner COMPREHENSION_PL

The performance level for the comprehension portion of the assessment.

English Language Learner COMPREHENSION_PL_NAME

The performance level name for the comprehension portion of the assessment.

English Language Learner COMPREHENSION_SS

The scaled score for the comprehension portion of the assessment.

English Language Learner COMPREHENSION_VALID

Flag denoting whether the student's test was valid for the comprehension portion of the assessment.

English Language Learner LISTENING_PL

The performance level for the listening portion of the assessment.

English Language Learner LISTENING_PL_NAME

The performance level name for the listening portion of the assessment.

English Language Learner LISTENING_SS

The scaled score for the listening portion of the assessment.

English Language Learner LISTENING_VALID

Flag denoting whether the student's test was valid for the listening portion of the assessment.

English Language Learner LITERACY_PL

The performance level for the literacy portion of the assessment.

English Language Learner LITERACY_PL_NAME

The performance level name for the literacy portion of the assessment.

English Language Learner LITERACY_SS

The scaled score for the literacy portion of the assessment.

English Language Learner LITERACY_VALID

Flag denoting whether the student's test was valid for the literacy portion of the assessment.

English Language Learner ORAL_PL

The performance level for the oral portion of the assessment.

English Language Learner ORAL_PL_NAME

The performance level name for the oral portion of the assessment.

English Language Learner ORAL_SS

The scaled score for the oral portion of the assessment.

English Language Learner ORAL_VALID

Flag denoting whether the student's test was valid for the oral portion of the assessment.

English Language Learner OVERALL_PL

The performance level for the entire assessment.

English Language Learner OVERALL_PL_NAME

The performance level name for the entire assessment.

English Language Learner OVERALL_SS

The scaled score for the entire assessment.

English Language Learner OVERALL_VALID

Flag denoting whether the student's test was valid for the entire assessment.

English Language Learner SPEAKING_PL

The performance level for the speaking portion of the assessment.

English Language Learner SPEAKING_PL_NAME

The performance level name for the speaking portion of the assessment.

English Language Learner SPEAKING_SS

The scaled score for the speaking portion of the assessment.

English Language Learner SPEAKING_VALID

Flag denoting whether the student's test was valid for the speaking portion of the assessment.

English Learner and Immigrant LEP_INSTR_PROG_CODE_1

The code for the English language acquisition program in which the student is currently enrolled.

English Learner and Immigrant LEP_INSTR_PROG_CODE_2

The code for the English language acquisition program in which the student is currently enrolled.

English Learner and Immigrant LEP_INSTR_PROG_CODE_3

The code for the English language acquisition program in which the student is currently enrolled.

English Learner and Immigrant LEP_INSTR_PROG_CODE_4

The code for the English language acquisition program in which the student is currently enrolled.

English Learner and Immigrant LEP_INSTR_PROG_CODE_5

The code for the English language acquisition program in which the student is currently enrolled.

English Learner and Immigrant LEP_LANGUAGE_CODE_1

The code for the student's primary or home language if a home language survey indicates that the language of the home is not English or the student's primary language is not English.

English Learner and Immigrant LEP_LANGUAGE_CODE_2

The code for the student's primary or home language if a home language survey indicates that the language of the home is not English or the student's primary language is not English.

English Learner and Immigrant LEP_LANGUAGE_CODE_3

The code for the student's primary or home language if a home language survey indicates that the language of the home is not English or the student's primary language is not English.

English Learner and Immigrant LEP_LANGUAGE_CODE_4

The code for the student's primary or home language if a home language survey indicates that the language of the home is not English or the student's primary language is not English.

English Learner and Immigrant LEP_LANGUAGE_CODE_5

The code for the student's primary or home language if a home language survey indicates that the language of the home is not English or the student's primary language is not English.

Enrollment and Attendance DELIVERY_METHOD_CODE

The code for the type of location where the child attends the reported program or receives early childhood services. This includes School Based, Home Based, and Community Based.

Enrollment and Attendance DELIVERY_METHOD_NAME

The name of the type of location where the child attends the reported program or receives early childhood services.

Enrollment and Attendance DELIVERY_SCHEDULE_CODE

The code for the primary schedule followed by the child for this program or service.

Enrollment and Attendance DELIVERY_SCHEDULE_NAME

The name of the primary schedule followed by the child for this program or service.

Enrollment and Attendance FISCAL_ENTITY_CODE

The state-assigned entity code identifying the entity receiving funding directly from the state to provide programs and/or services to the student/child reported.

Enrollment and Attendance FISCAL_ENTITY_CODE2

Refer to definition of Fiscal_Entity_Code. Fiscal_Entity_Code2 identifies thesecond entity receiving funding for blended programs.

Enrollment and Attendance FISCAL_ENTITY_NAME

The state-assigned entity name identifying the entity receiving funding directly from the state to provide programs and/or services to the student/child reported.

Enrollment and Attendance FISCAL_ENTITY_NAME2

The state-assigned entity name identifying the second fiscal entity receiving funding directly from the state to provide programs and/or services to the student/child reported.

Enrollment and Attendance FISCAL_ENTITY_TYPE_CODE

The category code to which the fiscal entity belongs within EEM.

Enrollment and Attendance FISCAL_ENTITY_TYPE_NAME

The category name to which the fiscal entity belongs within EEM.

Enrollment and Attendance PROVIDER_LICENSE_NUMBER

The license number assigned to the location a child receives early childhood services. License numbers are alphanumeric codes that are unique to each provider, as assigned by Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA). Tribal programs not licensed by the state may use a 14-digit code assigned by the Early Childhood Investment Corporation (ECIC) instead.

Enrollment and Attendance QUALIFYING_FACTORS

Added in 2017-2018 Year Data: A list of qualifying factors considered at the time child eligibility was determined for a Great Start Readiness Program. Qualifying factors are those which automatically prioritize a child for enrollment in GSRP.

Enrollment and Attendance SUBMITTING_DISTRICT_CODE

The state-assigned five- or nine-digit code from EEM of the entity responsiblefor the certification (if applicable) of the collection. Generally, this is theentity receiving funding. It may or may not be the entity that is directlyproviding education services to the student. This field identifies the district entity submitting the record.

Enrollment and Attendance SUBMITTING_DISTRICT_NAME

The name, as recorded in EEM, which identifies the district entity submitting the record.

Enrollment and Attendance SUBMITTING_SCHOOL_CODE

The state-assigned five- or nine-digit code from EEM of the entity responsiblefor the certification (if applicable) of the collection. Generally, this is theentity receiving funding. It may or may not be the entity that is directlyproviding education services to the student. This field identifies the building entity submitting the record. Note not all children submitted will have a building code, it is optional for community based programs.

Enrollment and Attendance SUBMITTING_SCHOOL_NAME

The name assigned to the submitting school building in the official Educational Entity Master.

Enrollment and Attendance DAYS_ATTENDED

The total number of days that the student actually attended or received educational services.

Enrollment and Attendance DAYS_POSSIBLE

The total number of days that education services were available to the student. This is a cumulative number, from the first day the student could have attended (i.e. the first day of the school year, the date of new enrollment, or the beginning of a program [e.g., summer school]) through the last day of attendance (last day of school year, enrollment or program). For additional information about enrollment refer to the characteristic Enrollment Date in the Enrollment component.

Enrollment and Attendance ENROLLMENT_DATE

The Enrollment Date from the CohortHistory record.

Enrollment and Attendance ENTITY_TYPE

Labels the entity by type (e.g., ISD School, LEA Unique Education Provider, Nonpublic School, College/University, etc.)

Enrollment and Attendance EXIT_DATE

The Exit Date from the CohortHistory record.

Enrollment and Attendance EXIT_STATUS

The student's current enrollment status description with the operating district or primary reason the student is no longer enrolled in the school district.

Enrollment and Attendance EXIT_STATUS_CODE

Code which correlates to the student's exit status.

Enrollment and Attendance FALL_SPECIAL_EDUCATION_FTE

Section52FTE + Section53FTE from Fall collection

Enrollment and Attendance FALL_TOTAL_FTE

GeneralEdFTE + Section52FTE + Section53FTE from Fall collection

Enrollment and Attendance IS_EOY_PRIMARY

Indicates the primary school record for the student for the end-of-year time period. Eligible records are those in which the student was actively enrolled for that time period as a public school student (residency code) OR was a graduating student--a deduplication process is then used to set this flag to Y for only one, most often the record with the most recent As Of Date.

Enrollment and Attendance IS_FALL_PRIMARY

Indicates the primary school record for the student for the fall time period. Eligible records are those in which the student was actively enrolled as a public school student (residency code)--a deduplication process is then used to set this flag to Y for only one record, most often the record from the PEPE (see Technical Notes). Missing values indicate the student was not reported in this entity in the Fall.

Enrollment and Attendance IS_FIRST_PRIMARY

Indicates the record from the first primary school seen for the student for the school year (IS_FALL_PRIMARY over IS_SPRING_PRIMARY over IS_EOY_PRIMARY).

Enrollment and Attendance IS_IEP_PLACED_ANOTHER_DISTRICT

Indicates when the student, as stipulated in his/her current IEP, participates in a center program, a cooperative-agreement program designed specifically for special education students or a cross-district special education program.

Enrollment and Attendance IS_MOST_PRIMARY

Indicates the primary record according to which school was the student's primary school for the most collection periods (fall, spring, end of year). If no school was the primary school for 2 or more periods, then this flag is assigned to the first primary school of the school year.

Enrollment and Attendance IS_NON_RESIDENT

Indicates the student was attending the school as a non-resident during at least one of the collection periods in the school year.

Enrollment and Attendance IS_SCHOOL_OF_CHOICE

Indicates the student was attending the school as a non-resident and using the Section 105 Schools of Choice option during at least one of the collection periods in the school year.

Enrollment and Attendance IS_SPRING_PRIMARY

Indicates the primary school record for the student for the spring time period. Eligible records are those in which the student was actively enrolled for that time period as a public school student (residency code)--a deduplication process is then used to set this flag to Y for only one, most often the record from the PEPE (see Technical Notes). Missing values indicate the student was not reported in this entity in the Spring.

Enrollment and Attendance LEP_EXIT_DATE

The date (month, day, and year) that the student was no longer engaged in either an LEP or an ESL program or service.

Enrollment and Attendance LEP_REENTRY_DATE

The date (month, day, and year) that the student was became re-engaged in either a Limited English Proficient (LEP) or an English as a Second Language (ESL) program or service.

Enrollment and Attendance SCHOOL_LOCALE

A measure of a school's geographic status on an urban continuum that ranges from 'large city' to 'rural' as determined by NCES.

Enrollment and Attendance SPECIAL_ED_EXIT_DATE

The month, day and year of the first day after the date a student last participated in special education programs or services because of the reason reported in Special Education Exit Reason.

Enrollment and Attendance SPECIAL_ED_EXIT_REASON

The reason the student is no longer participating in special education programs or services.

Enrollment and Attendance SPRING_SPECIAL_EDUCATION_FTE

Section52FTE + Section53FTE from Spring collection

Enrollment and Attendance SPRING_TOTAL_FTE

GeneralEdFTE + Section52FTE + Section53FTE from Spring collection

Enrollment and Attendance DEGREE_SEEKING

Indicates whether the student is a degree-seeking student or a non-degree-seeking student at the IHE.

Enrollment and Attendance ENROLLED_IN_AWARD_LEVEL

The level of education the student is working toward during the academic session.

Enrollment and Attendance MOD_CREDITS_EARNED_SESSION

Sum Total of STARR credits earned and NSC FTE Days converted to Credits Earned, during a session.

Enrollment and Attendance MOD_CREDITS_EARNED_2YR_CUM

Cumulative total to date of STARR Credits Earned and NSC FTE Days converted to Credits Earned, at all 2 year institutions the student has attended.

Enrollment and Attendance IS_TRANSFER_NOGRADE

Indicator of whether or not ALL courses in a specific session had a grade status of ‘TransferNoGrade’.

Enrollment and Attendance IS_REMEDIAL_MATH_SESSION

Y/N indicator of whether any remedial math courses were taken during the session.

Enrollment and Attendance MOD_CREDITS_EARNED_CUM

Cumulative total to date of STARR Credits Earned and NSC FTE Days converted to Credits Earned, at all institutions the student has attended.

Enrollment and Attendance IHE_LEVEL

Designates whether an IHE is a 2-year or 4-year institution.

Enrollment and Attendance SESSION_TYPE

The type of academic session as reported by the IHE for STARR records, and as calculated by CEPI for NSC records. Examples: Semester, Quarter, Trimester, Quinmester, MiniTerm, SummerSession.

Enrollment and Attendance ENROLLMENT_TYPE

An indicator of the enrollment type of a student at the beginning of the respective academic session. (Examples: FirstTime, Continuing, TransferIn)

Enrollment and Attendance IS_FULL_TIME_24

An indicator of whether or not a student is a full time student using 24 attempted credits per academic school year as the metric.

Enrollment and Attendance IHE_MILITARY_STATUS

The student’s military status at the time of enrollment.

Enrollment and Attendance IS_STARR_SESSION

Designates if the session record came from the STARR collection.

Enrollment and Attendance IHE_UNDER_OVER_AGE_25

The student's age status (under 25 or over 25) as of September 30th of the enrollment year.

Enrollment and Attendance MOD_CREDITS_EARNED_PUBLIC_CUM

Cumulative total to date of STARR Credits Earned and NSC FTE Days converted to Credits Earned, at all public institutions the student has attended.

Enrollment and Attendance IS_REMEDIAL_SCIENCE_SESSION

Y/N indicator of whether any remedial science courses were taken during the session.

Enrollment and Attendance IS_FOR_PROFIT_IHE

Y/N field that designates whether an IHE operates on a for-profit basis.

Enrollment and Attendance MOD_CREDITS_EARNED_OUTSTATE_CUM

Cumulative total to date of STARR Credits Earned and NSC FTE Days converted to Credits Earned, at all out of state institutions the student has attended.

Enrollment and Attendance MOD_CREDITS_EARNED_PRIVATE_CUM

Cumulative total to date of STARR Credits Earned and NSC FTE Days converted to Credits Earned, at all private institutions the student has attended.

Enrollment and Attendance ENROLLMENT_LEVEL

The student's enrollment level (undergraduate or graduate) at the IHE.

Enrollment and Attendance IS_REMEDIAL_ESL_SESSION

Y/N indicator of whether any remedial English as a Second Language (ESL) courses were taken during the session.

Enrollment and Attendance IHE_CTE_STATUS

A value that indicates a student's status of enrollment and completion in occupational programs as identified by CIP Code, occupational specialty courses, or general occupational courses or apprenticeship-related instruction.

Enrollment and Attendance IHE_HIGH_SCHOOL_STUDENT

An indication of high school student status; options are: Not High School Student, Dual Enrolled, Concurrent Enrollment, Early Middle College, and Other High School Student

Enrollment and Attendance IHE_PELL_STATUS

A value that indicates whether or not the student was eligible for or received a Pell Grant for the academic session.

Enrollment and Attendance IS_CC_SEEKING_TRNSFR_TO_4YR

Indicator of whether or not a student is enrolled at a community college with the intention of transferring to a 4-year institution only.

Enrollment and Attendance IS_FULL_TIME_30

An indicator of whether or not a student is a full time student using 30 attempted credits per academic school year as the metric.

Enrollment and Attendance IS_LEAVE_OF_ABSENCE

Indicator of whether ALL courses in a specific session had an enrollment status of ‘Leave of Absence’.

Enrollment and Attendance STUDENT_HOME_STATE

The name of the student's legal home permanent state or province.

Enrollment and Attendance IHE_TOTAL_CREDITS

Total (cumulative) credits earned at an IHE according to STARR data only.

Enrollment and Attendance MOD_CREDITS_EARNED_4YR_CUM

Cumulative total to date of STARR Credits Earned and NSC FTE Days converted to Credits Earned, at all 4 year institutions the student has attended.

Enrollment and Attendance MOD_CREDITS_EARNED_INSTATE_CUM

Cumulative total to date of STARR Credits Earned and NSC FTE Days converted to Credits Earned, at all Michigan institutions the student has attended.

Enrollment and Attendance STUDENT_LEVEL_CODE

The level of education the student is working toward during the academic session. (NO LONGER COLLECTED as of 2017-18).

Enrollment and Attendance IHE_GPA_CUM

The cumulative grade point average (GPA) for all courses taken at the IHE by the end of the session.

Enrollment and Attendance MOD_CREDITS_ATTEMPTED_SESSION

Sum Total of STARR Credits Attempted and NSC FTE Days converted to Credits Earned, during a session.

Enrollment and Attendance IHE_INSTATE_OUTSTATE

Designates whether an IHE is in Michigan or not in Michigan.

Enrollment and Attendance IS_REMEDIAL_WRITING_SESSION

Y/N indicator of whether any remedial writing courses were taken during the session.

Enrollment and Attendance IHE_RESIDENCY_STATUS

A student’s residency status for tuition purposes.

Enrollment and Attendance IHE_ENTRY_DATE

The year, month and day of the first enrollment at the institution.

Enrollment and Attendance IHE_GPA_TERM

The grade point average (GPA) for the respective academic session.

Enrollment and Attendance IS_REMEDIAL_SESSION

Y/N indicator of whether remedial courses of any type were taken during the session.

Enrollment and Attendance IS_REMEDIAL_READING_SESSION

Y/N indicator of whether any remedial reading courses were taken during the session.

Enrollment and Attendance IHE_CONTROL

Designates whether an IHE is publicly or privately controlled.

K12 Building ACTIVELY_EDUCATING

A District-level flag identifies entities that are actively engaged in educating students.

K12 Building ADULT_EDUCATION

Flag denoting entities that provide instruction to adult students working towards a GED or education advancement.

K12 Building ALT_ED_SERVICE_TYPE

The type of alternative education provided, if applicable.

K12 Building ALTERNATIVE_EDUCATION

Flag denoting schools and unique education providers that provide alternative education programs for suspended and/or expelled students.

K12 Building CAREER_TECH_ED

Flag denoting a school that focuses primarily on providing secondary students with an occupationally relevant or career-related curriculum, including formal preparation for vocational, technical or professional occupations.

K12 Building CHART_ORG_PHYS_ADD_LINE_ONE

Chartering org physical address line one

K12 Building CHART_ORG_PHYS_ADD_LINE_TWO

Chartering org physical address line two

K12 Building CHART_ORG_PHYS_CITY

Chartering org physical address City

K12 Building CHART_ORG_PHYS_ZIP

Chartering org physical address ZIP

K12 Building CHARTER_AUTHORIZER_TYPE

The entity type for the chartering authorizer (i.e. district, ISD, and higher education institution).

K12 Building CHARTERING_ORG_CODE

Code of the charter authorizer for the PSA district.

K12 Building CHARTERING_ORG_NAME

Name of the charter authorizer for the PSA district.

K12 Building COMM_ELIG_OPTION

Flag denoting if this entity has the Community Eligibility Provision. The Community Eligibility Provision provides schools in high-poverty areas a means of sharing with USDA the cost of providing free breakfast and lunch to all students without applications.

K12 Building CONTRACTOR_STATUS

The profit status of the management organization associated with the PSA. For-profit management organizations are called EMOs and non-profit management organizations are called CMOs. These organizations provide managerial services to a district.

K12 Building COUNTY_CODE

The official state-assigned two-digit code denoting the county location of the entity.

K12 Building COUNTY_NAME

The name of the county.

K12 Building CYBER_SCHOOL

Flag to specify if this entity is authorized to offer instruction for a cyber school virtual school setting.

K12 Building DELINQUENT_INSTITUTION

Flag to specify if this entity is authorized to offer instruction in a Delinquent Institution setting. A public or private residential facility that is operated primarily for the care of children who have been adjudicated as delinquent or in need of supervision.

K12 Building DISTRICT_CODE

The state-assigned five-digit number assigned in the Educational Entity Master (EEM), which identifies the public school district responsible for providing education to the reported student.

K12 Building DISTRICT_NAME

Denotes the official or legal name of the district entity.

K12 Building EARLY_MIDDLE_COLLEGE

Flag to specify an EMC (Early Middle College). Also called “Early college high school”or “middle college”, this refers to a public high school designed to allow a pupil to earn a high school diploma and an associate degree or up to two years of transferable college credits.

K12 Building EDUCATIONAL_SERVICE_PROVIDER

An Educational Service Provider or management organization are entities that can be contracted by a PSA district. Educational Service Providers are 'for-profit' or 'non-profit' firms that provide whole-school operation services to public school agencies. A management organization is any group or organization that provides human resources, administrative or managerial support.

K12 Building EEM_SNAPSHOT_DAY

The date in which EEM snapshot was created. These static 'Snapshots' of data are what is loaded to the MSLDS.

K12 Building EMC_ENTITY

Flag to specify an EMC entity that exclusively contains early-middle college courses and students.

K12 Building EMC_PROGRAM

Flag to specify an early-middle college program provided within an entity which offers non-college options.

K12 Building ENTITY_CODE

Identification code assigned to entities in the Educational Entity Master (EEM) which provides a foundational link among all educational data collection applications in Michigan.

K12 Building ENTITY_NAME

The official or legal name of the entity in the Educational Entity Master (EEM).

K12 Building ENTITY_STATUS

This description denotes the open/closed status of the entity. See Code Definitions.

K12 Building ENTITY_TYPE

Entity types is a combination of entity type category name and group name.

K12 Building ENTITY_TYPE_CATEGORY

Identifies whether the entity is considered State, ISD, LEA, PSA, or Nonpublic.

K12 Building ENTITY_TYPE_GROUP

Identifies whether the entity is a school, district, unique education provider, or non-instructional ancillary facility.

K12 Building FACE_VIRTUAL_SCHOOL

Virtual with face to face options; the school focuses on a systematic program of virtual instruction but includes some physical meetings among students or with teachers.

K12 Building FAITH_BASED_INSTITUTION

Flag denoting a faith based institution. A faith based institution has a religious aspect or focus.

K12 Building FAMILY_RESOURCE_CENTER

Flag denoting a family resource center. Department of Human Services workers deliver services on-site at school.

K12 Building FULL_TIME_VIRTUAL_SCHOOL

Full Virtual; the school has no physical building where students meet with each other or with teachers, all instruction is virtual.

K12 Building GENERAL_EDUCATION

Flag denoting this school provides general education in grades K-12. A public elementary/secondary school that does NOT focus primarily on vocational, special or alternative education, although it may provide these programs in addition to a regular curriculum.

K12 Building GR_01_ACTUAL

Flag to specify if this entity is offering instruction of First grade students.

K12 Building GR_01_AUTH

Flag to specify if this entity is authorized to offer instruction of First grade students.

K12 Building GR_02_ACTUAL

Flag to specify if this entity is offering instruction of Second grade students.

K12 Building GR_02_AUTH

Flag to specify if this entity is authorized to offer instruction of Second grade students.

K12 Building GR_03_ACTUAL

Flag to specify if this entity is offering instruction of Third grade students.

K12 Building GR_03_AUTH

Flag to specify if this entity is authorized to offer instruction of Third grade students.

K12 Building GR_04_ACTUAL

Flag to specify if this entity is offering instruction of Fourth grade students.

K12 Building GR_04_AUTH

Flag to specify if this entity is authorized to offer instruction of Fourth grade students.

K12 Building GR_05_ACTUAL

Flag to specify if this entity is offering instruction of Fifth grade students.

K12 Building GR_05_AUTH

Flag to specify if this entity is authorized to offer instruction of Fifth grade students.

K12 Building GR_06_ACTUAL

Flag to specify if this entity is offering instruction of Sixth grade students.

K12 Building GR_06_AUTH

Flag to specify if this entity is authorized to offer instruction of Sixth grade students.

K12 Building GR_07_ACTUAL

Flag to specify if this entity is offering instruction of Seventh grade students.

K12 Building GR_07_AUTH

Flag to specify if this entity is authorized to offer instruction of Seventh grade students.

K12 Building GR_08_ACTUAL

Flag to specify if this entity is offering instruction of Eighth grade students.

K12 Building GR_08_AUTH

Flag to specify if this entity is authorized to offer instruction of Eighth grade students.

K12 Building GR_09_ACTUAL

Flag to specify if this entity is offering instruction of Ninth grade students.

K12 Building GR_09_AUTH

Flag to specify if this entity is authorized to offer instruction of Ninth grade students.

K12 Building GR_10_ACTUAL

Flag to specify if this entity is offering instruction of Tenth grade students.

K12 Building GR_10_AUTH

Flag to specify if this entity is authorized to offer instruction of Tenth grade students.

K12 Building GR_11_ACTUAL

Flag to specify if this entity is offering instruction of Eleventh grade students.

K12 Building GR_11_AUTH

Flag to specify if this entity is authorized to offer instruction of Eleventh grade students.

K12 Building GR_12_ACTUAL

Flag to specify if this entity is offering instruction of Twelfth grade students.

K12 Building GR_12_AUTH

Flag to specify if this entity is authorized to offer instruction of Twelfth grade students.

K12 Building GR_KG_ACTUAL

Flag to specify if this entity is offering instruction of Kindergarten students.

K12 Building GR_KG_AUTH

Flag to specify if this entity is authorized to offer instruction of Kindergarten students.

K12 Building IS_PUBLIC

Indicates whether the entity is a public or private institution

K12 Building ISD_CODE

The state-assigned two-digit number, as recorded in the Educational Entity Master (EEM), that identifies the Intermediate School District (ISD) or Educational Service Agency (ESA) in which the district or program is located. (See Code Definitions)

K12 Building ISD_NAME

Denotes the official or legal name of the ISD entity.

K12 Building JUVENILE_DETENTION_FACILITY

Flag to specify if this entity is authorized to offer instruction in a Juvenile Detention Facility setting. A detention facility for juvenile delinquents who have been placed there by court order.

K12 Building LICENSED_BOARDING_SCHOOL

Flag to specify if this entity is a licensed boarding school. “Boarding school” means a place accepting for board, care, and instruction 5 or more children under 16 years of age.

K12 Building LOCALE

A measure of a school’s location relative to populous areas as determined by NCES.

K12 Building LOCKED_DOWN_SCHOOL

Flag to specify if this entity is authorized to offer instruction in a locked down school setting. This entity restricts student movement.

K12 Building MAGNET_ID

The Magnet ID code associated with the magnet type.

K12 Building MAGNET_TYPE

This characteristic denotes whether or not a school is a magnet school and which type of magnet association applies. See Code Definitions.

K12 Building NCES_CODE

This NCES code is assigned by the U.S. Department of Education to identitfy the Entity at the federal level.

K12 Building NEGLECTED_INSTITUTION

Flag to specify if this entity is authorized to offer instruction in a Neglected Institution setting. A neglected institution is a public or private residential facility, other than a foster home, that is operated primarily for the care of children who have been committed to the institution, or voluntarily placed in the institution under applicable State law, due to abandonment, neglect, or death of their parents or guardians.

K12 Building NON_SCH_CHILD_NUTRITION_SPN

Flag denoting an entity that participates in the USDA-sponsored Child Nutrition Programs (CACFP, SCSM, SFSP, TEFAP and CSFP) where formal instruction is not mandated.

K12 Building OTHER_BEFORE_AFTER_SCH_PGM

Flag denoting that this entity has programs for K-12 students offered at times when school is not in session and funded through sources other than the school/district and not fee-based.

K12 Building OUT_OF_SCHOOL_TIME_PGM_SVS

Flag denoting that this entity has programs offered/paid for by school or district during the time regular school is not in session for K-12 students.

K12 Building PART_TIME_VIRTUAL_SCHOOL

Flag to specify if this entity is authorized to offer instruction for a part time virtual school setting. Retired as of the Fall 2017 EEM collection.

K12 Building PRE_KINDERGARTEN

Flag denoting if the entity provides Pre-K. Pre-kindergarten is a national technical term for a state, local or privately funded preschool program for children one or two years before kindergarten entry.

K12 Building PROSPERITY_REGION_CODE

The code corresponding to the region the county belongs within for the purposes of the Regional Prosperity Initiative. See Code Definitions.

K12 Building PROSPERITY_REGION_NAME

The name of the region to which the county belongs.

K12 Building RCCI_OR_YOUTH_HOME

Flag denoting if the entity is a residential child care institution or youth home. A child-care facility which provides 24-hour care. These are residences for neglected or delinquent children

K12 Building SAT_TEST_CENTER

Flag to specify if the entity is authorized to offer the SAT test.

K12 Building SCHOOL_BASED_HEALTH_CENTER

Flag denoting that this entity has a school-based health center. School-Based Health Centers are comprehensive primary health care clinics operating on school property for children and youth.

K12 Building SCHOOL_CODE

The five-digit code assigned to the building in the Educational Entity Master (EEM).

K12 Building SCHOOL_NAME

The official name assigned to a School or Facility (Building) type of entity in the Educational Entity Master (EEM)..

K12 Building SCHOOL_PHYS_ADD_LINE_ONE

The first line of the physical address for the entity.

K12 Building SCHOOL_PHYS_ADD_LINE_TWO

The second line of the physical address for the entity.

K12 Building SCHOOL_PHYS_CITY

The city of the physical address for the entity.

K12 Building SCHOOL_PHYS_STATE

The state of the physical address for the entity.

K12 Building SCHOOL_PHYS_ZIP_LINE_ONE

The zip code of the physical address for the entity.

K12 Building SCHOOL_PHYS_ZIP_LINE_TWO

The +4 zip code of the physical address for the entity.

K12 Building SCHOOLS_OF_CHOICE_OFFERED

Flag denoting that this entity participates in schools of choice. The schools of choice provisions in Section 105 and 105c of the State School Aid Act are designed to allow local school districts to enroll nonresident students and count them in membership without having to obtain approval from the district of residence.

K12 Building SPECIAL_EDUCATION

Flag to specify if the entity provides special education programs. Special education means specially designed instruction, at no cost to the parents, to meet the unique educational needs of the student with a disability and to develop the student’s maximum potential.

K12 Building SPECIAL_EDUCATION_CENTER_PGM

Flag to specify if the entity provides special education center programs. “Center program” refers to a program operated by a district or intermediate district for special education pupils from several districts in programs for pupils.

K12 Building SUPPLEMENTAL_VIRTUAL_SCHOOL

Supplemental virtual; the school offers virtual courses but virtual instruction is not the primary means of instruction.

K12 Building TUITION_BEFORE_AFTER_SCH_PGM

Flag denoting that this entity has programs for K-12 students offered at times school is not in session for which a fee is charged.

K12 Building TWENTY_FIRST_CENTURY_COMM_CNT

Flag denoting this entity is used as a 21st century community learning center. The purpose is to create community learning centers for those times when school is not in session that provide K-12 students with activities designed to complement their regular academic program, as well as additional enrichment opportunities.

Michigan Test for Teacher Certification FIELD_NAME

Field name corresponding to the test code

Michigan Test for Teacher Certification GRADE_LEVEL_CODE

A (Elementary), B (Secondary)

Michigan Test for Teacher Certification GRADE_LEVEL_DESC
Michigan Test for Teacher Certification MAJOR_OR_MINOR_CODE

A (Major), B (Minor)

Michigan Test for Teacher Certification MAJOR_OR_MINOR_DESC
Michigan Test for Teacher Certification MTTC_INSTITUTION_ATTENDED

Self-reported College or University Currently Attending

Michigan Test for Teacher Certification MTTC_INSTITUTION_NAME_1

Institution 1 that the examinees had their scores sent to (MI Examinees only)

Michigan Test for Teacher Certification MTTC_INSTITUTION_NAME_2

Institution 2 that the examinees had their scores sent to (MI Examinees only)

Michigan Test for Teacher Certification MTTC_INSTITUTION_NAME_3

Institution 3 that the examinees had their scores sent to (MI Examinees only)

Michigan Test for Teacher Certification PASS_FAIL

P (Pass), F (Failed)

Michigan Test for Teacher Certification SCALED_SCORE

Scaled Score

Michigan Test for Teacher Certification STATE

State for out of state examinees only

Michigan Test for Teacher Certification TEST_CODE

MTTC Test Code

Michigan Test for Teacher Certification TESTING_DATE

Date the MTTC test was taken

Mobility BASE_YEAR

The initial school year that a staff is located--Year 1 for each comparison.

Mobility BUILDING

The Building/School Code that the person is assigned to. It’s possible that an individual is assigned to more than one Building. In those cases, the word “Multiple” is shown. Otherwise it’s the Building Code of the individual staff.

Mobility DISTRICT

The District Code that educators are assigned to. It’s possible that some individuals are assigned to more than one District. In those cases, the word “Multiple” is shown.

Mobility LEAVER

A flag indicating whether an educator is a Leaver in year 2 compared to the prior year (or year 1). A Leaver is defined as a staff who has left the education workforce entirely.

Mobility LEAVER_PERCENT

Percent of all staff that left the education workforce.

Mobility LEAVERS

Total number of staff who have left the education workforce entirely.

Mobility MOVER

A flag indicating whether an educator is a Mover in year 2 compared to the prior year (or year 1). A Mover is defined as a staff who moves from School to School or District to District, but does not exit the workforce.

Mobility MOVER_PERCENT

Percent of all staff that moved from one School/ District to another.

Mobility MOVERS

Total number of staff who have moved from one School to another School or from one District to another District, but did not exit the workforce.

Mobility SY0405_School

The SY and School Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY0506_District

The SY and District Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY0506_School

The SY and School Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY0607_District

The SY and District Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility STAYER

A flag indicating whether an educator is a Stayer in year 2 compared to the prior year (i.e., year 1). A Stayer is defined as a staff who has stayed in the same School / District since the previous year.

Mobility STAYER_PERCENT

Percent of all staff that stayed in the same School/ District.

Mobility STAYERS

Total number of staff who have stayed in the same School/ District since the previous year.

Mobility SY0304_District

The SY and District Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY0304_School

The SY and School Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY0405_District

The SY and District Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY0607_School

The SY and School Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY0708_District

The SY and District Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY0708_School

The SY and School Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY0809_District

The SY and District Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY0809_School

The SY and School Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY0910_District

The SY and District Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY0910_School

The SY and School Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY1011_District

The SY and District Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY1011_School

The SY and School Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY1112_District

The SY and District Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY1112_School

The SY and School Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY1213_District

The SY and District Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY1213_School

The SY and School Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY1314_District

The SY and District Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY1314_School

The SY and School Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY1415_District

The SY and District Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY1415_School

The SY and School Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY1516_District

The SY and District Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY1516_School

The SY and School Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY1617_District

The SY and District Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY1617_School

The SY and School Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY1718_District

The SY and District Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY1718_School

The SY and School Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY1819_District

The SY and District Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility SY1819_School

The SY and School Code that the educator was teaching.

Mobility TARGET_YEAR

The following school year that a staff is located--Year 2 for each comparison.

Personal Curriculum Modification ERD_ACTIVITY_CODE_1

The code to identify the type of additional instruction time related activities delivered to the student.

Personal Curriculum Modification ERD_ACTIVITY_CODE_2

The code to identify the type of additional instruction time related activities delivered to the student.

Personal Curriculum Modification ERD_ACTIVITY_CODE_3

The code to identify the type of additional instruction time related activities delivered to the student.

Personal Curriculum Modification ERD_ACTIVITY_CODE_4

The code to identify the type of additional instruction time related activities delivered to the student.

Personal Curriculum Modification ERD_ACTIVITY_CODE_5

The code to identify the type of additional instruction time related activities delivered to the student.

Personal Curriculum Modification PERSONAL_CURRICULUM_MOD_7

The code for the academic area(s) for which the student has a Personal Curriculum Credit Modification.

Personal Curriculum Modification PERSONAL_CURRICULUM_MOD_1

The code for the academic area(s) for which the student has a Personal Curriculum Credit Modification.

Personal Curriculum Modification PERSONAL_CURRICULUM_MOD_2

The code for the academic area(s) for which the student has a Personal Curriculum Credit Modification.

Personal Curriculum Modification PERSONAL_CURRICULUM_MOD_3

The code for the academic area(s) for which the student has a Personal Curriculum Credit Modification.

Personal Curriculum Modification PERSONAL_CURRICULUM_MOD_4

The code for the academic area(s) for which the student has a Personal Curriculum Credit Modification.

Personal Curriculum Modification PERSONAL_CURRICULUM_MOD_5

The code for the academic area(s) for which the student has a Personal Curriculum Credit Modification.

Personal Curriculum Modification PERSONAL_CURRICULUM_MOD_6

The code for the academic area(s) for which the student has a Personal Curriculum Credit Modification.

Personal Curriculum Modification PERSONAL_CURRICULUM_TYPE_1

The code to identify the reason a modification was made to the student’s curriculum.

Personal Curriculum Modification PERSONAL_CURRICULUM_TYPE_2

The code to identify the reason a modification was made to the student’s curriculum.

Personal Curriculum Modification PERSONAL_CURRICULUM_TYPE_3

The code to identify the reason a modification was made to the student’s curriculum.

Postsecondary Building HIGHER_ED_CODE

The unique identifier of the IHE entity in the Educational Entity Master (EEM).

Postsecondary Building IHE_CONTROL

Designates whether an IHE is publicly or privately controlled.

Postsecondary Building IHE_LEVEL

Designates whether an IHE is a 2-year or 4-year institution.

Postsecondary Building IHE_NAME

The official or legal name of the institution.

Postsecondary Building IHE_PHYS_ADD_LINE_ONE

The first line of the physical address for the entity.

Postsecondary Building IHE_PHYS_ADD_LINE_TWO

The second line of the physical address for the entity.

Postsecondary Building IHE_PHYS_CITY

The city of the physical address for the entity.

Postsecondary Building IHE_PHYS_STATE

The state of the physical address for the entity.

Postsecondary Building IHE_PHYS_ZIP_LINE_ONE

The zip code of the physical address for the entity.

Postsecondary Building IPEDS_CODE

IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data Systems) IHE identification code.

Postsecondary Building IS_OPEN

A Y or N flag stating the Open Status of most Michigan Institutions.

Postsecondary Building SNAPSHOT_DAY

The date in which the snapshot was created. These static 'Snapshots' of data are what is loaded to the MSLDS

Professional Development ENTITY_CODE

Code of the facility that the staff received training. The IPEDS are extracted from EEM and NCES IPEDS datasets by joining the MOECS data with those two datasets on the entity name. So, if the college name was abbreviated or misspelled, "N/A" is entered.

Professional Development ENTITY_NAME

Name of the college, district, or other facilities that the staff received training (as entered by the educator) or offered the training (as entered in REP by the districts).

Professional Development HOURS_ENGAGED

Number of hours of training. Semester credit hours are converted to hours here using this formula: one semester credit hour = 25 education-related professional learning hours. Similarly, # of days of PD from REP is converted to hours by multiplying #of days by 6.

Professional Development PD_TRAINING_COURSE_NUMBER

The college credit course number. For other training types, "N/A" is entered.

Professional Development PD_TRAINING_NAME

Name of the training received by the staff

Professional Development PROF_DEV_CATEGORY

The District Provided Professional Development (DPPD & those for the new teachers) training categories. For other types of training "N/A" is entered.

Professional Development PROF_DEV_TYPE

The type of training the staff have received. There are three types of training: State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs) are organized professional development activities that teachers use for progression. District Provided Professional Development (DPPD) could also be used by educators to renew their certificate or progression.College Credits are also used for professional development and certificate renewal/progression. Please note that in order to distinguish DPPD information entered by the educators from the DPPD offered to new teachers by the districts, a fourth PD type is created here, called "DPPD-New Teacher Training".

Program Participation ADDITIONAL_ELIGIBILITY_FACTORS

Added in 2017-2018 Year Data: Additional factors used to determine a child’s eligibility for a Great Start Readiness Program.

Program Participation EARLY_CHILDHOOD_PROGRAM_CODE

The code for the early childhood program or service provided to the child.

Program Participation EARLY_CHILDHOOD_PROGRAM_NAME

The name of the early childhood program or service provided to the child.

Program Participation IS_IMMIGRANT_PROGRAM

Flag indicating if the student participated in an Immigrant program.

Program Participation IS_MIGRANT_ELIGIBLE

Flag indicating if the student was eligible for Migrant services.

Program Participation PROGRAM_END_DATE

The date (month, day and year) the child last participated in a program or received services through the reported early childhood program. Note where Program Start Date = Program End date typically indicates a correction in submission and these records are normally filtered out.

Program Participation PROGRAM_EXIT_REASON_CODE

The primary reason code for the child leaving the reported early childhood program or service.

Program Participation PROGRAM_EXIT_REASON_NAME

The primary reason name for the child leaving the reported early childhood program or service.

Program Participation PROGRAM_START_DATE

The date (month, day and year) the child first participated in a program or received services through the reported early childhood program. Note where Program Start Date = Program End date typically indicates a correction in submission and these records are normally filtered out.

Program Participation IS_21ST_CENT_COMM_LC_PROG

Indicates this student participated in at least 30 sessions of an after-school or summer program funded through a 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) grant.

Program Participation IS_ALTERNATIVE_EDUCATION

Indicates this student is currently participating in an alternative education program (including seat-time waiver programs).

Program Participation IS_AT_RISK_PROGRAM

Flag indicating a student is eligible for at-risk (section 31a) funding.

Program Participation IS_DEVELOPMENTAL_KINDERGARTEN

Indicates this student participated in a Developmental Kindergarten program (a defined two-year Kindergarten program that precedes entry into first grade).

Program Participation IS_EARLY_MID_COLLEGE_PART_PROG

Indicates the student is enrolled in an early/middle college program. This program could reside at a public high school, community college or a state public university. Students may attend as early as ninth grade.

Program Participation IS_ENGLISH_LEARNER

Flag that indicates if the student was eligible to receive Limited English Proficient (LEP) services.

Program Participation IS_HOMELESS_PROG

Flag indicating that the homeless code field has a value greater than 0 for the student.

Program Participation IS_IMMIGRANT_PROGRAM

Indicates the student has immigrated to the United States from another country and is aged 3 through 21 years, was not born in any state in America and has not attended one or more schools in any one or more states for more than three full academic years. NOTE: The United States Department of Education (USED) includes foreign exchange students as eligible for Title III immigrant programs.

Program Participation IS_INTERNATIONAL_STUDENT_PROG

Indicates student is an international student participating in a foreign exchange program.

Program Participation IS_MIGRANT_ELIGIBLE

Flag indicating if the student was eligible for Migrant services.

Program Participation IS_OUT_OF_STATE_RES_PROGRAM

Indicates the student attends the district from a state or a province other than Michigan.

Program Participation IS_SEAT_TIME_WAIVER

Indicates this student is receiving his/her instruction for three or more courses through a virtual education program.

Program Participation IS_SECTION_504_PROGRAM

Indicates this student is considered disabled under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Program Participation IS_SPECIAL_EDUCATION

Flag indicating the student is eligible for Special Ed services.

Program Participation IS_TITLE_I_TAS_PROGRAM

Student participated in a targeted assistance school (TAS) program.

Program Participation IS_STARR_PROGRAM

Designates if the session record came from the STARR collection.

Program Participation PROGRAM_CIP_CATEGORY

The high-level category description of the discipline or field of study of the student's program, as defined in the 2-digit Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) by the US Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Program Participation PROGRAM_CIP_CODE

The code indicating a discipline or field of study for the academic program the student is working toward. As submitted by the IHE, sourced from the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP), by the US Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Program Participation PROGRAM_CIP_DESCRIPTION

The description of the discipline or field of study of the student's program, as defined in the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) by the US Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Program Participation PROGRAM_NAME

The institution's internal name of the program, major, minor or field of study the student is working toward at the IHE during the session.

Program Participation PROGRAM_TYPE

The type of academic program the student is working toward at the IHE during the session. Examples: Major, Minor, SecondMajor, Concentration.

SAT and ACT ACT_COMPOSITE_SCORE

The composite score ranges from 1 (low) to 36 (high). The Composite score is the average of your four test scores, rounded to the nearest whole number.

SAT and ACT ACT_ENGLISH_SCORE

The ACT score for the English portion of the assessment.

SAT and ACT ACT_ENGLISH_WRITING_SCORE

The ACT score for the English_writing portion of the assessment.

SAT and ACT ACT_MATH_SCORE

The ACT score for the math portion of the assessment.

SAT and ACT ACT_READING_SCORE

The ACT score for the reading portion of the assessment.

SAT and ACT ACT_SCIENCE_SCORE

The ACT score for the science portion of the assessment.

SAT and ACT ACT_WRITING_SCORE

The ACT score for the writing portion of the assessment.

SAT and ACT IS_COLLEGE_REPORTABLE

A flag denoting whether the ACT scores for a student are considered viable to report to colleges.

SAT and ACT SAT_COMBINED_VALID

Flag denoting whether the student's test was valid for the English language arts and mathematics portions of the assessment.

SAT and ACT SAT_ELA_COLLEGE_READY

Indicates whether college/career ready benchmark was met on ELA test

SAT and ACT SAT_ELA_SCORE

The official SAT score for the English language arts portion.

SAT and ACT SAT_ELA_SGP

The student growth percentile (SGP) for the English language arts portion of the assessment.

SAT and ACT SAT_ELA_SGP_LEVEL

The student growth percentile (SGP) abbreviation for the English language arts portion of the assessment.

SAT and ACT SAT_ELA_SGP_LEVEL_DESC

The student growth percentile (SGP) description for the English language arts portion of the assessment.

SAT and ACT SAT_ELA_VALID

Flag denoting whether the student's test was valid for the English language arts portion of the assessment.

SAT and ACT SAT_MATH_COLLEGE_READY

Indicates whether college/career ready benchmark was met on the Mathematics test.

SAT and ACT SAT_MATH_SCORE

The official SAT score for the mathematics portion.

SAT and ACT SAT_MATH_SGP

The student growth percentile (SGP) for the mathematics portion of the assessment.

SAT and ACT SAT_MATH_SGP_LEVEL

The student growth percentile (SGP) abbreviation for the mathematics portion of the assessment.

SAT and ACT SAT_MATH_SGP_LEVEL_DESC

The student growth percentile (SGP) description for the mathematics portion of the assessment.

SAT and ACT SAT_MATH_VALID

Flag denoting whether the student's test was valid for the mathematics portion of the assessment.

SAT and ACT SAT_TOTAL_SCORE

The official overall SAT score.

SAT and ACT WKEY_LOC_INFO_LEVEL_SCORE

The level score for the locating information portion of the assessment. Level Scores are often used in hiring and advancements decisions. They are based on ACT WorkKeys job profiles which are a snapshot of the skills needed for a particular job.

SAT and ACT WKEY_LOC_INFO_SCALED_SCORE

The scaled score for the locating information portion of the assessment. Scale Scores are used by educators to track growth in skills over time.

SAT and ACT WKEY_LOC_INFO_VALID

Flag denoting whether the student's test was valid for the locating information portion of the assessment. (Y= Yes; N=No)

SAT and ACT WKEY_MTH_LEVEL_SCORE

The level score for the mathematics portion of the assessment. Level Scores are often used in hiring and advancements decisions. They are based on ACT WorkKeys job profiles which are a snapshot of the skills needed for a particular job.

SAT and ACT WKEY_MTH_SCALED_SCORE

The scaled score for the mathematics portion of the assessment. Scale Scores are used by educators to track growth in skills over time.

SAT and ACT WKEY_MTH_VALID

Flag denoting whether the student's test was valid for the mathematics portion of the assessment. (Y= Yes; N=No)

SAT and ACT WKEY_NCRC_DESC

The ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate (ACT WorkKeys NCRC®) is an assessment-based credential issued at four levels; Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze. Other levels show information about the test, not necessarily credential levels. The NCRC measures and certifies the essential work skills needed for success in jobs across industries and occupations.

SAT and ACT WKEY_RDG_LEVEL_SCORE

The level score for the reading portion of the assessment. Level Scores are often used in hiring and advancements decisions. They are based on ACT WorkKeys job profiles which are a snapshot of the skills needed for a particular job.

SAT and ACT WKEY_RDG_SCALED_SCORE

The scaled score for the reading portion of the assessment. Scale Scores are used by educators to track growth in skills over time.

SAT and ACT WKEY_RDG_VALID

Flag denoting whether the student's test was valid for the reading portion of the assessment. (Y= Yes; N=No)

Special Education SECONDARY_DISABILITY_CODE_1

Code used to describe additional disability characteristics as identified on the vision or audiological report.

Special Education SECONDARY_DISABILITY_CODE_2

Code used to describe additional disability characteristics as identified on the vision or audiological report.

Special Education SPECIAL_ED_PROGRAM_CODE_1

The code representing the IEP-designated program(s), or IFSP program(s), in which the student is participating. This is not to be confused with the student's type of disability. The student's program assignment is not required to match his/her impairment.

Special Education SPECIAL_ED_PROGRAM_CODE_2

The code representing the IEP-designated program(s), or IFSP program(s), in which the student is participating. This is not to be confused with the student's type of disability. The student's program assignment is not required to match his/her impairment.

Special Education SPECIAL_ED_PROGRAM_CODE_3

The code representing the IEP-designated program(s), or IFSP program(s), in which the student is participating. This is not to be confused with the student's type of disability. The student's program assignment is not required to match his/her impairment.

Special Education SPECIAL_ED_PROGRAM_CODE_4

The code representing the IEP-designated program(s), or IFSP program(s), in which the student is participating. This is not to be confused with the student's type of disability. The student's program assignment is not required to match his/her impairment.

Special Education SPECIAL_ED_SERVICE_CODE_1

The code(s) representing any special education support service that provide developmental, corrective and other support as required to assist a child with a disability to benefit from special education (support services include related services)

Special Education SPECIAL_ED_SERVICE_CODE_10

The code(s) representing any special education support service that provide developmental, corrective and other support as required to assist a child with a disability to benefit from special education (support services include related services)

Special Education SPECIAL_ED_SERVICE_CODE_2

The code(s) representing any special education support service that provide developmental, corrective and other support as required to assist a child with a disability to benefit from special education (support services include related services)

Special Education SPECIAL_ED_SERVICE_CODE_3

The code(s) representing any special education support service that provide developmental, corrective and other support as required to assist a child with a disability to benefit from special education (support services include related services)

Special Education SPECIAL_ED_SERVICE_CODE_4

The code(s) representing any special education support service that provide developmental, corrective and other support as required to assist a child with a disability to benefit from special education (support services include related services)

Special Education SPECIAL_ED_SERVICE_CODE_5

The code(s) representing any special education support service that provide developmental, corrective and other support as required to assist a child with a disability to benefit from special education (support services include related services)

Special Education SPECIAL_ED_SERVICE_CODE_6

The code(s) representing any special education support service that provide developmental, corrective and other support as required to assist a child with a disability to benefit from special education (support services include related services)

Special Education SPECIAL_ED_SERVICE_CODE_7

The code(s) representing any special education support service that provide developmental, corrective and other support as required to assist a child with a disability to benefit from special education (support services include related services)

Special Education SPECIAL_ED_SERVICE_CODE_8

The code(s) representing any special education support service that provide developmental, corrective and other support as required to assist a child with a disability to benefit from special education (support services include related services)

Special Education SPECIAL_ED_SERVICE_CODE_9

The code(s) representing any special education support service that provide developmental, corrective and other support as required to assist a child with a disability to benefit from special education (support services include related services)

Standard Assessment DISTRICT_FAY

Is the student considered a full academic year (FAY) participant for the district during this year (Y= Yes; N=No; U=Unknown).

Standard Assessment ELA_IS_PROFICIENT

Flag denoting whether the student was proficient on the English language arts portion of the assessment. (Y= Yes; N=No)

Standard Assessment MTH_IS_PROFICIENT

Flag denoting whether the student was proficient on the mathematics portion of the assessment. (Y= Yes; N=No)

Standard Assessment RDG_IS_PROFICIENT

Flag denoting whether the student was proficient on the reading portion of the assessment. (Y= Yes; N=No)

Standard Assessment SCHOOL_FAY

Is the student considered a full academic year (FAY) participant for the school during this year (Y= Yes; N=No; U=Unknown).

Standard Assessment SCI_IS_PROFICIENT

Flag denoting whether the student was proficient on the science portion of the assessment.

Standard Assessment SOC_IS_PROFICIENT

Flag denoting whether the student was proficient on the social studies portion of the assessment.

Standard Assessment STATE_FAY

Is the student considered a full academic year (FAY) participant for the state during this year (Y= Yes; N=No; U=Unknown).

Standard Assessment WRI_IS_PROFICIENT

Flag denoting whether the student was proficient on the writing portion of the assessment.

Testing Accommodations ABACUS

ABACUS

Testing Accommodations ALTERNATE_RESPONSE

ALTERNATE RESPONSE

Testing Accommodations AMPLIFICATION_SYSTEM

AMPLIFICATION SYSTEM

Testing Accommodations AUDIO

AUDIO

Testing Accommodations AUDIO_AMP_DEVICE

AUDIO AMP DEVICE OR NOISE BUFFER

Testing Accommodations AUDIO_PART_A

AUDIO PART A

Testing Accommodations AUDIO_PART_B

AUDIO PART B

Testing Accommodations BILINGUAL_DICTIONARY

BILINGUAL WORD TO WORD DICTIONARY

Testing Accommodations BRAILLE

BRAILLE

Testing Accommodations BRAILLE_PART_A

BRAILLE PART A

Testing Accommodations BRAILLE_PART_B

BRAILLE PART B

Testing Accommodations BRAILLE_TEST_OR_WRITER

BRAILLE TEST OR WRITER

Testing Accommodations CALCULATOR

CALCULATOR

Testing Accommodations CD

CD

Testing Accommodations CD_PART_A

CD PART A

Testing Accommodations CD_PART_B

CD PART B

Testing Accommodations CLOSED_CAPTIONING

CLOSED CAPTIONING

Testing Accommodations COLOR_CHOOSER

COLOR CHOOSER

Testing Accommodations COMPUTER_ASSISTED

COMPUTER ASSISTED

Testing Accommodations CONTRASTING_TEXT

CONTRASTING TEXT

Testing Accommodations DIRECTION_PROVIDED

DIRECTIONS PROVIDED IN American Sign Language (ASL) Or Signed Exact English (SEE) (HUMAN SIGNER)

Testing Accommodations ENGLISH_DICTIONARY

ENGLISH DICTIONARY

Testing Accommodations ENGLISH_GLOSSARY

ENGLISH GLOSSARY

Testing Accommodations EXTEND_SPKG_TST_RSPNSE_TIME

EXTENDED SPEAKING TEST RESPONSE TIME

Testing Accommodations EXTEND_TESTING_SESSION

EXTENDED TESTING SESSION OVER MULTIPLE DAYS FOR A SINGLE DOMAIN

Testing Accommodations EXTEND_TESTING_TIME

EXTENDED TESTING TIME WITHIN THE SCHOOL DAY

Testing Accommodations INTERPRETER_SIGN_TST_DIR

INTERPRETER SIGNS TEST DIRECTIONS IN ASL

Testing Accommodations L1_GLOSSARY

L1 GLOSSARY

Testing Accommodations LARGE_PRINT

LARGE PRINT

Testing Accommodations LARGE_PRINT_BOOKLET

LARGE PRINT BOOKLET

Testing Accommodations LARGE_PRINT_PART_A

LARGE PRINT PART A

Testing Accommodations LARGE_PRINT_PART_B

LARGE PRINT PART B

Testing Accommodations LEP_DIR_AUDIO

LEP DIR AUDIO

Testing Accommodations LEP_DIR_CD

LEP DIR CD

Testing Accommodations LEP_OTHER_ACCOM

LEP OTHER ACCOM

Testing Accommodations LEP_OTHER_ACCOM_PART_A

LEP OTHER ACCOM PART A

Testing Accommodations LEP_OTHER_ACCOM_PART_B

LEP OTHER ACCOM PART B

Testing Accommodations LEP_TEST_DIRECTIONS_ENGLISH

LEP TEST DIRECTIONS ENGLISH

Testing Accommodations LEP_TEST_DIRECTIONS_NATIVE

LEP TEST DIRECTIONS NATIVE

Testing Accommodations LEP_TEST_ENGLISH

LEP TEST ENGLISH

Testing Accommodations LEP_TEST_NATIVE

LEP TEST NATIVE

Testing Accommodations LEP_TEST_READER_ENG_PART_A

LEP TEST READER ENGLISH PART A

Testing Accommodations LEP_TEST_READER_ENG_PART_B

LEP TEST READER ENGLISH PART B

Testing Accommodations LEP_TEST_READER_ENGLISH

LEP TEST READER ENGLISH

Testing Accommodations LEP_TEST_READER_NATIVE

LEP TEST READER NATIVE

Testing Accommodations MAGNIFCATN_OR_LOW_VISION_AID

MAGNIFICATION OR LOW VISION AIDS

Testing Accommodations MANUAL_CNTL_START_AUDIO_PLAY

MANUAL CONTROL TO START AUDIO PLAY OF ITEM

Testing Accommodations MASKING

MASKING

Testing Accommodations MODIFIED_PRESENTATION_FORMAT

MODIFIED PRESENTATION FORMAT

Testing Accommodations MODIFIED_RESPONSE_FORMAT

MODIFIED RESPONSE FORMAT

Testing Accommodations MODIFIED_TEST_DIRECTIONS

MODIFIED TEST DIRECTIONS

Testing Accommodations MODIFIED_TIMING_SCHEDULING

MODIFIED TIMING/SCHEDULING

Testing Accommodations MULTIDAY

MULTIDAY

Testing Accommodations NOISE_BUFFERS

NOISE BUFFERS

Testing Accommodations NON_SPANISH_TRANSLATION

NON-SPANISH TRANSLATION

Testing Accommodations OSA_MULTIPLICATION_TABLE

Online Supports and Accommodations (OSA) MULTIPLICATION TABLE

Testing Accommodations OTHER_ACCOM

OTHER ACCOM

Testing Accommodations OTHER_ACCOM_PART_A

OTHER ACCOM PART A

Testing Accommodations OTHER_ACCOM_PART_B

OTHER ACCOM PART B

Testing Accommodations OTHER_APPROVED_ACCOMMODATION

OTHER APPROVED ACCOMMODATION

Testing Accommodations READ_ALOUD_ELA_PASSGES

READ ALOUD - English Language Arts (ELA) PASSAGES

Testing Accommodations READ_ALOUD_LSTNG_RSPNSE_OPN

READ ALOUD LISTENING TEST RESPONSE OPTIONS BY HUMAN READER

Testing Accommodations READ_ALOUD_TEST_ITEM

READ ALOUD TEST ITEMS BY HUMAN READER

Testing Accommodations READER

READER

Testing Accommodations REPEAT_ITEM_AUDIO

REPEAT ITEM AUDIO

Testing Accommodations REPEAT_LSTNG_TEST_RSPNSE_OTN

REPEAT LISTENING TEST RESPONSE OPTIONS BY HUMAN READER

Testing Accommodations REPEAT_TEST_ITEM

REPEAT TEST ITEMS BY HUMAN READER

Testing Accommodations REVERSE_CONTRAST

REVERSE CONTRAST

Testing Accommodations SCRIBE

SCRIBE

Testing Accommodations SCRIBE_ELA_WRITING

SCRIBE - ELA WRITING ITEMS

Testing Accommodations SEPERATE_SETTING

SEPARATE SETTING

Testing Accommodations SETTING_FORMAT

SETTING FORMAT

Testing Accommodations SPANISH_TRANSLATION

SPANISH TRANSLATION (STACKED)

Testing Accommodations SPEECH_TO_TEXT

SPEECH-TO-TEXT

Testing Accommodations STANDARD

STANDARD

Testing Accommodations STD_ASST_TECH_RSPND_TST_ITEM

STUDENT USES ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY TO RESPOND TO TEST ITEMS

Testing Accommodations STD_RSPND_BRAILLE

STUDENT RESPONDS USING BRAILLE WRITER OR BRAILLE NOTETAKER

Testing Accommodations STD_RSPND_ORALLY

STUDENT RESPONDS ORALLY USING EXTERNAL AUGMENTATIVE AND ALTERNATE COMMUNICATION DEVICE OR SOFTWARE

Testing Accommodations STD_RSPND_RECORD_DEVICE

STUDENT RESPONDS USING A RECORDING DEVICE, WHICH IS PLAYED BACK AND TRANSCRIBED BY THE STUDENT

Testing Accommodations SUBJECT

The subject of the assessment.

Testing Accommodations TEST_CONTENT_PROVIDED

TEST CONTENT PROVIDED IN ASL OR SEE (HUMAN SIGNER)

Testing Accommodations TEST_IN_NONSCHL_SETTG

TEST MAY BE ADMINISTERED BY SCHOOL PERSONNEL IN A NON-SCHOOL SETTING

Testing Accommodations TEST_READ

TEST READ

Testing Accommodations TEST_READ_PART_A

TEST READ PART A

Testing Accommodations TEST_READ_PART_B

TEST READ PART B

Testing Accommodations TEXT_TO_SPEECH

TEXT-TO-SPEECH

Testing Accommodations TEXT_TO_SPEECH_PASSAGES

TEXT-TO-SPEECH PASSAGES

Testing Accommodations THESAURUS

THESAURUS

Testing Accommodations VIDEO

VIDEO

Testing Accommodations VIDEO_ARABIC

VIDEO ARABIC

Testing Accommodations VIDEO_ENGLISH

VIDEO ENGLISH

Testing Accommodations VIDEO_SPANISH

VIDEO SPANISH

Testing Accommodations VISUAL_AIDS

VISUAL AIDS

Testing Accommodations WORD_PRCESSOR_RSPND_TST_ITEM

WORD PROCESSOR OR SIMILAR KEYBOARDING DEVICE TO RESPOND TO TEST ITEMS

Testing Accommodations WORD_PROCESSOR

WORD PROCESSOR

Title I and Target Assistance Programs TAS_INSTRUCT_SERVICE_1

The code for the Title I instructional service(s) received by the student in a Targeted Assistance Schools program.

Title I and Target Assistance Programs TAS_INSTRUCT_SERVICE_2

The code for the Title I instructional service(s) received by the student in a Targeted Assistance Schools program.

Title I and Target Assistance Programs TAS_INSTRUCT_SERVICE_3

The code for the Title I instructional service(s) received by the student in a Targeted Assistance Schools program.

Title I and Target Assistance Programs TAS_INSTRUCT_SERVICE_4

The code for the Title I instructional service(s) received by the student in a Targeted Assistance Schools program.

Title I and Target Assistance Programs TAS_INSTRUCT_SERVICE_5

The code for the Title I instructional service(s) received by the student in a Targeted Assistance Schools program.

Title I and Target Assistance Programs TAS_INSTRUCT_SERVICE_6

The code for the Title I instructional service(s) received by the student in a Targeted Assistance Schools program.

Title I and Target Assistance Programs TAS_INSTRUCT_SERVICE_7

The code for the Title I instructional service(s) received by the student in a Targeted Assistance Schools program.

Title I and Target Assistance Programs TAS_SUPPORT_SERVICE_1

The code for the Title I support service(s) received by the student in a Targeted Assistance Schools program.

Title I and Target Assistance Programs TAS_SUPPORT_SERVICE_2

The code for the Title I support service(s) received by the student in a Targeted Assistance Schools program.

Title I and Target Assistance Programs TAS_SUPPORT_SERVICE_3

The code for the Title I support service(s) received by the student in a Targeted Assistance Schools program.

Title I and Target Assistance Programs TAS_SUPPORT_SERVICE_4

The code for the Title I support service(s) received by the student in a Targeted Assistance Schools program.

Title I and Target Assistance Programs TAS_SUPPORT_SERVICE_5

The code for the Title I support service(s) received by the student in a Targeted Assistance Schools program.

Title I and Target Assistance Programs TAS_SUPPORT_SERVICE_6

The code for the Title I support service(s) received by the student in a Targeted Assistance Schools program.

Title I and Target Assistance Programs TAS_SUPPORT_SERVICE_7

The code for the Title I support service(s) received by the student in a Targeted Assistance Schools program.

Title I and Target Assistance Programs TAS_SUPPORT_SERVICE_8

The code for the Title I support service(s) received by the student in a Targeted Assistance Schools program.