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Instructional Calendar (instructionalCalendar)


Definitions

Source: Handbooks
The days and time made available to instruct students.


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Applicable GradesCalendar Code

Calendar Code

Source: Handbooks
A unique number assigned by a school district to a school calendar.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Calendar Code Description

Calendar Code Description

Source: Handbooks
A description or identification of the calendar.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Calendar Date Number

Calendar Date Number

Source: NEDM
The order in which the calendar date falls within the school calendar.

Calendar Event

Calendar Event

Source: Handbooks
The type of scheduled or unscheduled event that causes interruption in direct instruction.

Code Set:

  • Emergency day - Any whole weekday(s) on which the facility/school was closed due to emergency (e.g., tornado, snow, excessive illnesses, environmental hazard/cleanup). Emergency days may be any weekday(s) between, but not including, the last and first days of class for the school session.
  • Holiday - The scheduled absence of both students and staff for any whole weekday within the school session, which is not due to emergency closure of the school/facility.
  • Other - N/A
  • Strike - Any whole weekday(s) on which the facility/school was closed due to a work stoppage initiated by staff.
  • Student late arrival/early dismissal - Any part-day of instruction (whether planned or unplanned/emergency) which occurs on a weekday during the school session, and can include the first and/or last days of class (if less than full days).
  • + 1 More Codes...
Calendar Event Beginning Date

Calendar Event Beginning Date

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year on which the event begins.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Calendar Event Description

Calendar Event Description

Source: Handbooks
A brief description of the reason for scheduled and unscheduled interruption to instruction.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Calendar Event Ending Date

Calendar Event Ending Date

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year on which the event ends.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Calendar Type

Calendar Type

Source: Handbooks
Designation of the nature of the instructional calendar.

Code Set:

  • Actual or revised school calendar - N/A
  • Other - N/A
  • Planned school calendar - N/A
  • Tentative schedule - N/A
Date Attendance Value

Date Attendance Value

Source: NEDM
Amount of the school day in which the student should be in attendance.

Date Count toward Attendance

Date Count toward Attendance

Source: NEDM
An indication as to whether date should be counted toward student attendance.

Code Set:

  • No - N/A
  • Yes - N/A
Day/Evening Session

Day/Evening Session

Source: Handbooks
An indication of the time of day that instruction is provided by the educational institution.

Code Set:

  • Afternoon - Instruction offered during the afternoon hours.
  • Anytime - Instruction offered according to the student's schedule and convenience (self-paced).
  • Day - Instruction offered during the daytime hours in the morning and afternoon.
  • Evening - Instruction offered during the evening hours.
  • Morning - Instruction offered during the morning hours.
  • + 1 More Codes...
First Day of Class for Students

First Day of Class for Students

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year of the first day of student instruction.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Full-time/Part-time Session

Full-time/Part-time Session

Source: Handbooks
An indication of the course load status (e.g., full-time equivalency) instructional options available to students at the education institution.

Code Set:

  • Both full-time and part-time - Both full-time and part-time course loads are available to students at the education institution.
  • Full-time - A full course load as determined by the state, local administrative unit, or educational institution is available for students at the education institution.
  • Part-time - Less than a full course load as determined by the state, local administrative unit, or educational institution is available to students at the education institution.
Instructional Minutes

Instructional Minutes

Source: Handbooks
The total number of instruction minutes in a given session, as determined by time in class, time on task (e.g., engaged in a class), or as estimated by a qualified course designer.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Last Day of Class for Students

Last Day of Class for Students

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year of the last day of student instruction (including days or times that students are present for purposes of testing and/or evaluation, but not including whole or part-days whose sole purposes is for distribution of report cards).

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Make-up Day

Make-up Day

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year that students are given instruction during the whole/part-day instruction that is scheduled solely to make up for emergency days or early dismissal days.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Make-up Time

Make-up Time

Source: Handbooks
The number of minutes that students are given instruction during the whole/part-day of make-up time being reported.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Marking Period

Marking Period

Source: Handbooks
The name or description of the marking period (e.g., fall, first marking period).

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Marking Period Beginning Date

Marking Period Beginning Date

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year that the marking period begins.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Marking Period Ending Date

Marking Period Ending Date

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year that the marking period ends.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Number of Hours in School Day

Number of Hours in School Day

Source: Handbooks
The number of hours (or portion of hours) in the day in which the school is normally in session.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Number of Marking Periods

Number of Marking Periods

Source: Handbooks
The number of marking period(s) during the school year.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Number of Periods per Day

Number of Periods per Day

Source: Handbooks
The number of class periods in a normal school day for the specific classes/grades covered by the school calendar.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Number of Tracks

Number of Tracks

Source: Handbooks
The number of tracks in a year-round school.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Part-day Instructional Time

Part-day Instructional Time

Source: Handbooks
The number of minutes that students were given instruction during the part-day being reported (e.g., student early dismissal, student late arrival day, emergency day).

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
School Year

School Year

Source: Handbooks
The year for a reported school session.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Session Beginning Date

Session Beginning Date

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year on which a session begins.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Session Ending Date

Session Ending Date

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year on which a session ends.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Session Type

Session Type

Source: Handbooks
A prescribed span of time when an education institution is open, instruction is provided, and students are under the direction and guidance of teachers and/or education institution administration. A session may be interrupted by one or more vacations.

Code Set:

  • Full school year - A regular school term consisting of no major subdivision of time segments. It usually begins in the late summer or early fall and ends in late spring or early summer (e.g., elementary school).
  • Intersession - A short session which occurs between longer sessions.
  • Long session - A session that is longer than a semester but shorter than a full year.
  • Mini-term - A school term which is shorter than a regular session.
  • Other - N/A
  • + 6 More Codes...
Total Days in Session

Total Days in Session

Source: Handbooks
The total number of days in a given session. Also included are days on which the education institution facility is closed and the student body as a whole is engaged in planned activities off-campus under the guidance and direction of staff members.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Track Identifier

Track Identifier

Source: Handbooks
The name or description of the track in a year-round school.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Track In Date

Track In Date

Source: Handbooks
The first month, day, and year of the track that instruction is provided to the individual in a year-round school.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Track Out Date

Track Out Date

Source: Handbooks
The last month, day, and year of the track that the individual receives instruction in a year-round school.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Track System

Track System

Source: Handbooks
An indication of the type of schedule of instruction and vacation periods that are in a year-round school.

Code Set:

  • Multi-track - The entire student body and staff are divided into different tracks, and the student population rotates in and out of school, one track replacing another on vacation allowing the enrollment of the school to exceed its capacity.
  • Single-track - All students and staff are in school or on vacation at the same time.


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