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    Local Education Agency (LEA) (localEducationAgency)


    Definitions

    Source: Handbooks
    An administrative unit at the local level which exists primarily to operate schools or to contract for educational services. These units may or may not be co-extensive with county, city, or town boundaries.


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    Local Education Agency (LEA)hasAssociatedAudit Report
    Local Education Agency (LEA)hasAssociatedBus Route
    Local Education Agency (LEA)hasAssociatedBus Stop
    Local Education Agency (LEA)hasAssociatedCohort
    Local Education Agency (LEA)hasAssociatedDistrict Boundary
    Local Education Agency (LEA)hasAssociatedEasement
    Local Education Agency (LEA)hasAssociatedEmployee
    Local Education Agency (LEA)hasAssociatedEmployee Contract
    Local Education Agency (LEA)hasAssociatedSchool
    Local Education Agency (LEA)hasAssociatedStudent District Enrollment
    Local Education Agency (LEA)hasAssociatedStudent District Registration
    Local Education Agency (LEA)hasAssociatedTeacher Team
    Local Education Agency (LEA)isOrganizationalComponentOfState Education Agency (SEA)
    Local Education Agency (LEA)typeEducation Organization

    Attributes

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    Actions for Adequate Yearly Progress Failure

    Actions for Adequate Yearly Progress Failure (Common Attribute)

    Source: Handbooks
    The type of action that the education institution must comply with when it fails to meet AYP standards.

    Code Set:

    • 00912 - School improvement
    • 00914 - Correction action
    • 00915 - Restructuring
    Additional Geographic Designation

    Additional Geographic Designation (Common Attribute)

    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 (Common Attribute)

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

    Code Set:

    • Mailing address - N/A
    • Shipping address - N/A
    • Physical location address - N/A
    • Other home address - N/A
    • Employer's address - N/A
    • + 2 More Codes...
    Adequate Yearly Progress Failure Begin Date

    Adequate Yearly Progress Failure Begin Date (Common Attribute)

    Source: Handbooks
    The month, day, and year on which the education institution fails to meet AYP standards.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    Adequate Yearly Progress Met Date

    Adequate Yearly Progress Met Date (Common Attribute)

    Source: Handbooks
    The month, day, and year on which the education institution meets AYP standards.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    Adequate Yearly Progress Status

    Adequate Yearly Progress Status (Common Attribute)

    Source: Handbooks
    An indication as to whether the education institution meets Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) standards.

    Code Set:

    • Meets AYP standards - N/A
    • Does not meet AYP standards - 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...
    Agency Type

    Agency Type

    Source: Handbooks
    The education agency type code is a classification of education agencies within the geographic boundaries of a state according to the level of administrative and operational control.

    Code Set:

    • Federal school district - A federal agency providing elementary and/or secondary level instruction to school-age children in a specified population.
    • Other - N/A
    • Regional education service agency (RESA) - An agency created for the purposes of providing specialized educational services to other education agencies.
    • Regular school district - A local school district that is NOT a component of a supervisory union. Includes both independent school districts and those that are a dependent segment of a local government, such as a city or county. Also includes agencies that do not operate schools (non-ops) but have primary responsibility to provide free public elementary and/or secondary education to school-age children within their jurisdictions.
    • School district that is a component of a supervisory union - A school district in which a superintendent and administrative services are shared with other local school districts. This includes non-operational supervisory unions.
    • + 2 More Codes...
    Alternate Approach

    Alternate Approach (Common Attribute)

    Source: Handbooks
    An indication of whether the school used an approved alternate approach for calculating Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP).

    Code Set:

    • Yes - N/A
    • No - N/A
    Apartment/Room/Suite Number

    Apartment/Room/Suite Number (Common Attribute)

    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 Score Disaggregation

    Assessment Score Disaggregation

    Source: Handbooks
    Aggregation of scores from exceptional students (e.g., ELL students, students with disabilities).

    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 (Common Attribute)

    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
    Bus Driver Name

    Bus Driver Name

    Source: Handbooks
    The name of the driver who drives the bus route.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    Bus Maximum Load

    Bus Maximum Load

    Source: Handbooks
    The maximum number of students who are on the bus at any point along the bus route.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    Bus Route Description

    Bus Route Description

    Source: Handbooks
    The description of the bus route. It may include a designation of the area or a general name used to label the bus routes (ex. the `orange` route).

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    Bus Route Distance Loaded

    Bus Route Distance Loaded

    Source: Handbooks
    The distance the bus drives when at least one student is riding the bus.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    Bus Route Distance Total

    Bus Route Distance Total

    Source: Handbooks
    The total distance driven for the bus route including to and from garage.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    Bus Route Duration Loaded

    Bus Route Duration Loaded

    Source: Handbooks
    The amount of time that at least one student is riding the bus.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    Bus Route Duration Total

    Bus Route Duration Total

    Source: Handbooks
    The amount of time of the entire bus route, including time in which no students are on the bus such as driving to and from the garage, etc.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    Bus Route ID

    Bus Route ID

    Source: Handbooks
    A unique number or alphanumeric code assigned to the bus route.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    Bus Route Type

    Bus Route Type

    Source: Handbooks
    An indication to whether the bus route is in an inbound or outbound direction.

    Code Set:

    • Inbound - N/A
    • Outbound - N/A
    Bus Stop Arrival Time

    Bus Stop Arrival Time

    Source: Handbooks
    The time that the bus will stop at the bus stop.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    Bus Stop Description

    Bus Stop Description

    Source: Handbooks
    The description of the bus stop. It may include a designation of the area or a general name used to label the bus stop.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    Bus Stop ID

    Bus Stop ID

    Source: Handbooks
    A unique number or alphanumeric code assigned to the bus stop the student uses to go to school.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    Bus Stop to School Distance

    Bus Stop to School Distance

    Source: Handbooks
    The distance between the bus stop where a student is picked up and/or dropped off and the school.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    Charter Status

    Charter Status (Common Attribute)

    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:

    • Yes - N/A
    • No - N/A
    City

    City (Common Attribute)

    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 (Common Attribute)

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

    Code Set:

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

    Compliance Agency Type (Common Attribute)

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

    Code Set:

    • State agency - The state agency or agencies with responsibility and authority for evaluating and enforcing compliance with state requirements affecting public 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.
    • 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.
    • Charter board - The charter agency or agencies with responsibility and authority for evaluating and enforcing compliance with requirements affecting 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 (Common Attribute)

    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 (Common Attribute)

    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:

    County FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) Code

    County FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) Code (Common Attribute)

    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:

    • No option list available - N/A
    • 01001 - Autauga
    • 01003 - Baldwin
    • 01005 - Barbour
    • 01007 - Bibb
    • + 3277 More Codes...