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Charter Education Agency (charterEducationAgency)


Definitions

Source: NEDM
An organization that administrates more than one charter school.


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Additional Geographic Designation

Additional Geographic Designation

Source: Handbooks
Any additional relevant description, beyond locale code or geo-coding, for a geographical location.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Address Type

Address Type

Source: Handbooks
The type of address listed for an individual or organization.

Code Set:

  • Mailing address - N/A
  • Other organization address - N/A
  • Physical location address - N/A
  • Shipping address - N/A
Agency Status

Agency Status

Source: Handbooks
The current status of the agency operations, exclusive of scheduled breaks, holidays, or other temporary interruptions.

Code Set:

  • Added - School or agency is currently in existence and operational although it was not previously reported.
  • Agency closed - Agency is currently not in operation and is not expected to operate in the future.
  • Agency open - Agency is currently in operation.
  • Changed boundary - Agency has undergone a significant change in geographic boundaries or instructional responsibility.
  • Future agency - Agency is scheduled to be operational within two years.
  • + 3 More Codes...
Apartment/Room/Suite Number

Apartment/Room/Suite Number

Source: Handbooks
The apartment, room, or suite number of an address.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Assessment Reference Type

Assessment Reference Type

Source: Handbooks
A classification of how results of achievement tests are related and interpreted.

Code Set:

  • Achievement-level reference or benchmarked - A student's test scores are related to a specified level of achievement such as 'basic', 'proficient', or 'advanced.'
  • Criterion-referenced - A student's test scores are related to a specified criterion and expressed in terms of the knowledge or skill acquired (e.g., a given number of words typed per minute with a specified degree of accuracy).
  • Norm-referenced - A student's test scores are related to that of a specified norm group, the samples of which are used as the basis for interpreting test scores.
Assessment Reporting Level

Assessment Reporting Level

Source: Handbooks
The level at which results are presented.

Code Set:

  • Data disaggregated by category - N/A
  • Data disaggregated by population sub-group - N/A
  • District-level scores - N/A
  • Individual scores - N/A
  • More detailed profiles of individual performance - N/A
  • + 5 More Codes...
Assessment Reporting Method

Assessment Reporting Method

Source: Handbooks
The method that the instructor of the class uses to report the performance and achievement of all students. It may be a qualitative method such as individualized teacher comments or a quantitative method such as a letter or a numerical grade. In some cases, more than one type of reporting method may be used.

Code Set:

  • Achievement/proficiency level - A score that indicates the student's proficiency in a particular subject matter. Performance is usually described in achievement levels (e.g., a range from "basic" to "advanced").
  • ACT score - A score used with the American College Testing Program examinations. This score has a mean of 15 and a standard deviation of five, and scores are based on nationally-representative sample of tenth-and eleventh-grade students.
  • Age score - A derived score used to express a student's test performance in terms of the developmental-level characteristics of the average individual of a corresponding chronological age. This is used more frequently with intelligence and achievement tests for children of school age or below. Scores can be applied to determine a student's mental age (e.g., the average chronological age of students achieving a specific raw score) or education age (e.g., test performance according to the norm age on any given level).
  • C-scaled scores - A score expressed in normalized standard score of eleven units.
  • College Board examination scores - A score developed for use with the College Board examinations as the basis for reporting scores on many of its other special program tests. College Board examinations include the SAT and subject tests, PSAT/NMSQT, AP and CLEP. It is similar to other linear standard scores but has a mean of 500 and a standard deviation of 100.
  • + 25 More Codes...
Assessment Section Description

Assessment Section Description

Source: Handbooks
A description of the assessment section.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Assessment Section Title

Assessment Section Title

Source: Handbooks
The title of the assessment section.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Building/Site Number

Building/Site Number

Source: Handbooks
The number of the building on the site, if more than one building shares the same address.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Charter Status

Charter Status

Source: Handbooks
A school or agency providing free public elementary or secondary education to eligible students under a specific charter granted by the state legislature or other appropriate authority and designated by such authority to be a charter school.

Code Set:

  • No - N/A
  • Yes - N/A
City

City

Source: Handbooks
The name of the city in which an address is located.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Co-educational Status

Co-educational Status

Source: Handbooks
An indication of the genders to whom the school offers instruction.

Code Set:

  • All-female - N/A
  • All-male - N/A
  • Co-educational - N/A
Compliance Agency Type

Compliance Agency Type

Source: Handbooks
The type of agency that has ultimate responsibility for the compliance determination.

Code Set:

  • Charter board - The charter agency or agencies with responsibility and authority for evaluating and enforcing compliance with requirements affecting school facilities.
  • Federal Agency - The federal agency or agencies with responsibility and authority for evaluating and enforcing compliance with federal requirements affecting public school facilities.
  • Local (e.g., school board, city council) - The local public agency or agencies with responsibility and authority for evaluating and enforcing compliance with local municipal requirements affecting public school facilities.
  • Private/Religious - The private/religious agency or agencies with responsibility and authority for evaluating and enforcing compliance with requirements affecting school facilities.
  • Regional or intermediate educational agency - The regional or intermediate educational agency or agencies with responsibility and authority for evaluating and enforcing compliance with requirements affecting public school facilities.
  • + 1 More Codes...
Compliance Determination Date

Compliance Determination Date

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year that the school, building, site, system, component, equipment, or fixture compliance status was determined.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Compliance Name

Compliance Name

Source: Handbooks
The name of the inspection or process that indicates conformity to the requirements or standards specified in federal, state, or local standards or codes.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Compliance Status

Compliance Status

Source: Handbooks
An indication of whether the school, building, site, system, component, equipment, vehicle, or fixture conforms to the requirements or standards specified in federal, state, or local standards or codes or other officially required guidelines or regulations.

Code Set:

  • In compliance - The building, site, system, component, equipment, vehicle, or fixture conforms to the requirements or standards specified in federal, state, or local standards or codes.
  • Not in compliance - The building, site, system, component, equipment, vehicle, or fixture does not conform to the requirements or standards specified in federal, state, or local standards or codes.
  • Planned compliance - Planned compliance activities have been set for the building, site, system, component, equipment, vehicle, or fixture to ensure that it conforms to the requirements or standards specified in federal, state, or local standards or codes.
  • Waived compliance - The building, site, system, component, equipment, vehicle, or fixture's compliance to the requirements or standards specified in federal, state, or local standards or codes have been waived.
Congressional District Number

Congressional District Number

Source: Handbooks
The legislatively defined subdivisions of a State for the purpose of electing representatives or delegates to the House of Representatives of the United States Congress. A State or equivalent entity may comprise a single congressional district or similar representational area. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) provides the structure of numeric codes for representing congressional districts and similar areas defined for the various Congresses of the United States. The Congressional Districts Number is a two-digit numeric code. (Note: The Congressional District code can be accessed online by visiting the FIPS Home Page at http://www.itl.nist.gov/fipspubs/.)

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Country Code

Country Code

Source: Handbooks
The unique two digit International Organization for Standardization (ISO) code for the country in which an address is located. (Note: A list of countries and codes is currently maintained and updated by the ISO as ISO 3166 on its website: http://www.iso.org/iso/en/prods-services/iso3166ma/index.html.)

Code Set:

  • AD - Andorra
  • AE - United Arab Emirates
  • AF - Afghanistan
  • AG - Antigua and Barbuda
  • AI - Anguilla
  • + 238 More Codes...
County FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) Code

County FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) Code

Source: Handbooks
The Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) numeric code for the county issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Counties are considered to be the `first-order subdivisions` of each State and statistically equivalent entity, regardless of their local designations (county, parish, borough, etc.). Counties in different States will have the same code. A unique county number is created when combined with the 2-digit FIPS State Code.

Code Set:

Date Founded

Date Founded

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year in which the institution was founded.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Date of Closure

Date of Closure

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year that the education institution was closed.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Date Opened

Date Opened

Source: Handbooks
The first month, day, and year of operation.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Electronic Mail Address

Electronic Mail Address

Source: Handbooks
The numbers, letters, and symbols used to identify an electronic mail (e-mail) user within the network to which the individual or organization belongs.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Electronic Mail Address Type

Electronic Mail Address Type

Source: Handbooks
The type of electronic mail (e-mail) address listed for an individual or organization.

Code Set:

  • Home/personal - N/A
  • Organization - N/A
  • Other - N/A
  • Work - N/A
Facility Type

Facility Type

Source: Handbooks
The functional or organizational classification of a function of a facility.

Code Set:

  • Administrative office - A building or site used to house offices to support activities concerned with the overall business/management, planning, and evaluation of an education agency or school.
  • Business facility - A building or site that belongs to a business.
  • Community facility - A building or site belonging to the community and used by an education institution.
  • Correction or detention facility - A place for the confinement of persons in lawful detention.
  • Education facility (PK-12) - A building or site used to support preschool, elementary, and/or secondary instruction or specialized educational program and other education-related services to students.
  • + 9 More Codes...
Federal Mandate

Federal Mandate

Source: Handbooks
The particular federal law, regulation, or standard that pertains to a school facility.

Code Set:

  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) - Public Law 101-336 which prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities as regards to employment, public accommodations and certain public services. Also known as ADA.
  • Asbestos Hazardous Emergency Response Act (AHERA) - N/A
  • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) - Public Law 105-17 is designed to insure that all children with disabilities have available to them a free appropriate public education. Public Law. (Formerly called Education of the Handicapped Act P.L. 91-230.) Also known as IDEA.
  • Lead Contamination Control Act - N/A
  • Other - N/A
  • + 1 More Codes...
Federal Mandate Interest

Federal Mandate Interest

Source: Handbooks
The area of interest controlled by a federal law, regulation, or standard that pertains to a school facility.

Code Set:

  • Asbestos contamination - N/A
  • Drinking water safety - N/A
  • Facility accessibility and usability for individuals with disabilities - N/A
  • Hazardous materials - N/A
  • Indoor air quality - N/A
  • + 7 More Codes...
Former Name of Institution

Former Name of Institution

Source: Handbooks
The previously recognized or legally accepted name of the education institution that is no longer valid.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Governmental Jurisdiction Name

Governmental Jurisdiction Name

Source: Handbooks
The name of the governmental jurisdiction.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Governmental Jurisdiction Type

Governmental Jurisdiction Type

Source: Handbooks
The type of governmental jurisdiction.

Code Set:

  • City Council Ward - A division of a city or town, or an electoral district, for administrative and representative purposes.
  • Congressional District - The full, legally accepted or popularly accepted name of an area established by law for the election of representatives to the United States Congress. Each Congressional District is to be as equal in population to all other Congressional Districts in the state as practicable, based on the decennial census counts. The number of Congressional Districts in each state may change after each decennial census, and the boundaries may be changed more than once during a decade.
  • County Commissioner District - The primary legal division of most states for administrative and representative purposes.
  • State Board of Education District - The district within a state represented by a member of a State Board of Education.
  • State Legislative District - The fully, legally accepted or popularly accepted name of an area from which members are elected to state legislatures. The state legislative districts embody the upper (Senate) and lower (House) chambers of the state legislature.
Identification Code

Identification Code

Source: Handbooks
A unique number or alphanumeric code assigned to a space, room, site, building, individual, organization, program, or institution by a school, school system, a state, or other agency or entity.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Identification System

Identification System

Source: Handbooks
A coding scheme that is used for identification and record-keeping purposes by schools, social services, or other agencies to refer to an individual, organization, program, or institution.

Code Set:

  • District-assigned number - N/A
  • Driver's license number - N/A
  • Other - N/A
  • Personal identification number - N/A
  • Professional certificate or license number - N/A
  • + 5 More Codes...
Inspection Score Results

Inspection Score Results

Source: Handbooks
The description of a meaningful raw score of statistical expression of the performance on an inspection.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Inspection Violation

Inspection Violation

Source: Handbooks
A description of the standard violation(s) found in the inspection.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Institution Telephone Number Type

Institution Telephone Number Type

Source: Handbooks
The type of communication number listed for an organization.

Code Set:

  • Administrative phone number - N/A
  • Facilities phone number - N/A
  • Facsimile number - N/A
  • Main phone number - N/A
  • Other - N/A
  • + 1 More Codes...
International Code Number

International Code Number

Source: Handbooks
The international code for the telephone number.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Latitude

Latitude

Source: Handbooks
The north or south angular distance from the equator that, when combined with longitude, reflects an estimation of where the school is physically situated.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Longitude

Longitude

Source: Handbooks
The east or west angular distance from the prime meridian that, when combined with latitude, reflects an estimation of where the school is physically situated.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) Code

Metropolitan/Micropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) Code

Source: Handbooks
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) defines the Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) as having at least one urbanized area of 50,000 or more population, plus adjacent territory that has a high degree of social and economic integration with the core as measured by commuting ties. Micropolitan Statistical Areas are defined as having at least one urban cluster of at least 10,000 but less than 50,000 population, plus adjacent territory that has a high degree of social and economic integration with the core as measured by commuting ties. The MSA codes are 5 digits in length, falling within the 10000 to 59999 range, which replaces the 4-digit code previously used.

Code Set:

  • 10020 - Abbeville, LA Micropolitan Statistical Area
  • 10100 - Aberdeen, SD Micropolitan Statistical Area
  • 10140 - Aberdeen, WA Micropolitan Statistical Area
  • 10180 - Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area
  • 10220 - Ada, OK Micropolitan Statistical Area
  • + 939 More Codes...
Name of Country

Name of Country

Source: Handbooks
The name of the country in which an address is located.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Name of County

Name of County

Source: Handbooks
The name of the county, parish, borough, or comparable unit (within a state) in which an address is located.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Name of Institution

Name of Institution

Source: Handbooks
The full, legally accepted or popularly accepted name of the institution.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Name of State

Name of State

Source: Handbooks
The name of the state (within the United States) or outlying area in which an address is located.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Norming Period

Norming Period

Source: Handbooks
The time of year when the assessment was given to a sample of students for the purpose of establishing a standard of performance for that group of students (e.g., fall, mid-year, or spring).

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Postal Code

Postal Code

Source: NEDM
A number that identifies each postal delivery area in the United States used as a portion of an address.

Code Set:

  • None - N/A
Primary Telephone Number Status

Primary Telephone Number Status

Source: Handbooks
An indication that the telephone number should be used as the principal number for an individual or organization.

Code Set:

  • No - N/A
  • Yes - N/A
Reason for Closure

Reason for Closure

Source: Handbooks
A description of the reason or reasons for temporary or permanent closure.

Code Set:

  • Achievement requirements unmet - N/A
  • Emergency event - N/A
  • Financial difficulties - N/A
  • Inadequate facilities - N/A
  • Legislative mandates - N/A
  • + 5 More Codes...
Religious Affiliation

Religious Affiliation

Source: Handbooks
The religion or religious group (e.g., the specific unified system of religious expression) with which the individual or institution most identifies.

Code Set:

  • Amish - N/A
  • Assembly of God - N/A
  • Baptist - N/A
  • Buddhist - N/A
  • Calvinist - N/A
  • + 24 More Codes...
Score Range

Score Range

Source: Handbooks
The lowest and highest individual scale scores obtained by a group of students who are in the reference group.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Score Results

Score Results

Source: Handbooks
A meaningful raw score or statistical expression of the performance of an individual. The results can be expressed as a number, percentile, range, level, etc.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Section Duration

Section Duration

Source: Handbooks
The amount of time that a participant is permitted to use in attempting to complete the assessment section.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Standardization Group

Standardization Group

Source: Handbooks
The group for which the scores of an assessment have been standardized for use in interpreting the results.

Code Set:

  • Categorical type - N/A
  • International - N/A
  • Local (e.g., school board, city council) - N/A
  • National - N/A
  • Other - N/A
  • + 3 More Codes...
Standardization Year

Standardization Year

Source: Handbooks
The year when the assessment was given to a sample of students for the purpose of establishing a standard of performance for that group of students.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
State Abbreviation

State Abbreviation

Source: Handbooks
The abbreviation for the state (within the United States) or outlying area in which an address is located.

Code Set:

  • AK - Alaska
  • AL - Alabama
  • AR - Arkansas
  • AS - American Samoa
  • AZ - Arizona
  • + 54 More Codes...
State FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) Code

State FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) Code

Source: Handbooks
The Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) numeric code for the state.

Code Set:

State or Local Mandate Interest

State or Local Mandate Interest

Source: Handbooks
The area of interest controlled by a law, rule, regulation, or standard of state and local governments that pertains to public school facilities.

Code Set:

  • Acreage standards - N/A
  • Building code - N/A
  • Design standards - N/A
  • Earthquake standards - N/A
  • Fire code - N/A
  • + 7 More Codes...
State or Local Mandate Name

State or Local Mandate Name

Source: Handbooks
The specific law, rule, regulation, or standard of a state or local government that pertains to public school facilities.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
State-assigned Code for Institution

State-assigned Code for Institution

Source: Handbooks
A unique number or alphanumeric code assigned by the state for the institution.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
State-assigned County Code

State-assigned County Code

Source: Handbooks
A unique number of alphanumeric code assigned for the county by the state.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Street Number/Name

Street Number/Name

Source: Handbooks
The street number and street name or post office box number of an address.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Telephone Number

Telephone Number

Source: Handbooks
The telephone number including the area code, and extension, if applicable.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Telephone Number Type

Telephone Number Type

Source: Handbooks
The type of communication number listed for an individual or organization.

Code Set:

  • Facsimile number - N/A
  • Home phone number - N/A
  • Mobile phone number - N/A
  • Unlisted number - N/A
  • Work phone number - N/A
Telephone Status

Telephone Status

Source: Handbooks
A description of preferred communication type or special circumstances which affect communication to an individual, organization, or institution via telephone (e.g., no telephone connection, TTY used, no one available to answer the telephone during certain hours).

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Web Site Address (URL)

Web Site Address (URL)

Source: Handbooks
The Uniform Resource Locator. The unique address of a Web page.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Zip Code

Zip Code

Source: Handbooks
The five or nine digit zip code portion of an address.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Zone Number

Zone Number

Source: Handbooks
The number assigned to a geographical area for purposes of census enumeration. For a public school census, this number is generally assigned by the local education agency (LEA).

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A


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