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Definitions

Source: Handbooks
A program or service that supplements the regular school program or serves as early childhood education and care for children prior to reaching school-attendance age. These programs and services are often, but not solely, available through federal, state, or local agencies, non-profit organizations and/or other community-based organizations (or assistance provided by these entities). Services may be instructional or non-instructional in nature, may be direct or in-direct, and may be provided within or outside of a school building.


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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...
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
Applicable Grades
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
Care/Service Beginning Date

Care/Service Beginning Date

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year on which an individual first receives program services.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Care/Service Day Status

Care/Service Day Status

Source: Handbooks
An indication as to whether care, education, and/or services provided to an individual takes place during full-day or part-day session.

Code Set:

  • Other - N/A
Care/Service Ending Date

Care/Service Ending Date

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year on which an individual last participated in or received program services.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Care/Service Frequency

Care/Service Frequency

Source: Handbooks
The number of days per week that care, education, and/or services are usually provided to an individual.

Code Set:

  • 1 day per week - N/A
  • 1 to 4 times per month - N/A
  • 2 days per week - N/A
  • 3 days per week - N/A
  • 4 days per week - N/A
  • + 8 More Codes...
Care/Service Intensity

Care/Service Intensity

Source: Handbooks
The average number of hours or portion of hours per week that care, education, and/or services are provided to an individual.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Caregiver/Early Childhood Program Description

Caregiver/Early Childhood Program Description

Source: Handbooks
The title (or description) which identifies the caregiver or the early childhood programs in which a child participates (e.g., Head Start, University Child Development Center, or Thomas Jefferson Elementary School).

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Case Manager

Case Manager

Source: NEDM
The name of the case manager responsible for the academic plans of this student.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number

Source: Handbooks
The number given to all Federal programs available to State and local governments.

Code Set:

  • 10.225 - Community Food Projects
  • 10.553 - School Breakfast Program
  • 10.555 - National School Lunch Program (School Lunch Program)
  • 10.556 - Special Milk Program for Children
  • 10.557 - Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC Program)
  • + 169 More Codes...
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
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...
Early Childhood Program Purposes

Early Childhood Program Purposes

Source: Handbooks
A description of the major purposes of an early childhood program.

Code Set:

  • Care - N/A
  • Education - N/A
  • Services - N/A
Early Childhood Program Setting

Early Childhood Program Setting

Source: Handbooks
The site or setting in which a child receives his or her early childhood care, education, and/or services.

Code Set:

  • Business/workplace - Care, education, and/or services provided in an institution that is located at a business or a workplace.
  • Child's home - Care, education, and/or services provided in the child's home.
  • Childcare facility - Care, education, and/or services provided in a private child care facility other than a school.
  • Facility sponsored by a state agency - N/A
  • Head Start center (no matter where offered) - Care, education, and/or services provided in a Head Start Center.
  • + 13 More Codes...
Early Childhood Program Sponsorship

Early Childhood Program Sponsorship

Source: Handbooks
The type of organizational sponsorship of an early childhood program.

Code Set:

  • For-profit program - Programs sponsored by individuals or groups that have not been specified by state and/or local authorities as non-profit or not-for-profit organizations. They include tax-exempt and non-tax-exempt organizations as designated by the IRS using IRS rule 501(c)(3). Examples include independent, franchised, and chains of preschools, nursery schools, and day care centers.
  • Non-profit and not-for-profit privately sponsored program - Programs that are sponsored by churches, charitable associations, private groups, employers, and similar organizations that provide services to children. They include non-profit and not-for-profit programs as specified by state and/or local authorities whether or not user fees are charged. They include tax-exempt and non-tax-exempt organizations as designated by the IRS using IRS rule 501(c)(3).
  • Public school sponsored program - Programs that are sponsored by a public school or local education agency.
  • Publicly sponsored program - Programs such as Head Start, Even Start, and Special Education that are sponsored by the federal government as well as programs such as "well baby" classes sponsored by state or local governments (including those programs sponsored by libraries and other agents of local government).
Early Childhood Special Education Funding Source

Early Childhood Special Education Funding Source

Source: Handbooks
The primary method by which funds are generated in order to support a program.

Code Set:

  • Both sponsor generated and client tuition/fees - Funding is received from both sponsors and tuition or fees.
  • Client/tuition fees - Funding is received primarily from revenues generated by tuition and/or fees paid for early childhood program services.
  • Other - N/A
  • Sponsor generated - Funding is received primarily from the sponsor.
Early Childhood Special Education Program Focus

Early Childhood Special Education Program Focus

Source: Handbooks
An indication as to whether the programs and services provided to a child have a special education focus.

Code Set:

  • Designed for children with developmental delay and typically developing children - N/A
  • Designed for children with developmental delay or disability - N/A
  • Designed for typically developing children - N/A
Early Childhood Special Education Setting

Early Childhood Special Education Setting

Source: Handbooks
The site or setting in which a child receives special education early childhood care, education, and/or services.

Code Set:

  • Business/workplace - Care, education, and/or services provided in an institution that is located at a business or a workplace.
  • Child's home - Care, education, and/or services provided in the child's home.
  • Childcare facility - Care, education, and/or services provided in a private child care facility other than a school.
  • Facility sponsored by a state agency - N/A
  • Head Start center (no matter where offered) - Care, education, and/or services provided in a Head Start Center.
  • + 13 More Codes...
Early Intervention Service Description

Early Intervention Service Description

Source: Handbooks
The type of Early Intervention services delivered to a child who has been determined eligible for services under Part C of IDEA.

Code Set:

  • Assistive technology services/devices - N/A
  • Audiology - N/A
  • Health services - N/A
  • Medical services - N/A
  • Nursing service - Services that are provided for the assessment of health status for the purpose of providing nursing care, including the identification of patterns of human response to actual or potential health problems. They also include the provision of nursing care to prevent health problems, restore or improve functioning, and promote optimal health and development. Finally, they involve the administration of medications, treatments, and regimens prescribed by a licensed physician.
  • + 12 More Codes...
Early Intervention Service Location

Early Intervention Service Location

Source: Handbooks
The type of location at which Early Intervention instruction or service takes place.

Code Set:

  • Ambulatory care center - N/A
  • Child care - N/A
  • Community facility - A building or site belonging to the community and used by an education institution.
  • Early intervention classroom/center - An organized program of at least one hour in duration provided on a regular basis for a group of children; the program is usually directed toward the facilitation of several developmental areas.
  • Home - N/A
  • + 8 More Codes...
Electronic Mail Address

Electronic Mail Address (Common Attribute)

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 (Common Attribute)

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

Code Set:

  • Other - N/A
  • Home/personal - N/A
  • Work - N/A
  • Organizational (school). - N/A
Gifted Eligibility Criteria

Gifted Eligibility Criteria

Source: NEDM
State / local code used to determine eligibility for Gifted / Talented program.

Code Set:

  • General Intellectual Aptitude & Specific Academic Aptitude - N/A
  • General Intellectual Aptitude & Technical/Practical Arts - N/A
  • General Intellectual Aptitude & Visual/Performing Arts - N/A
  • General Intellectual Aptitude only - N/A
  • General Intellectual Aptitude, Specific Academic Aptitude, & Technical/Practical Artse - N/A
  • + 11 More Codes...
Home Day Care Status

Home Day Care Status

Source: Handbooks
An indication of the presence of other "non-sibling children" receiving care, education, and/or services with the child.

Code Set:

  • No non-sibling children present - N/A
  • Non-sibling children present - N/A
Homeless Educational Support Services Description

Homeless Educational Support Services Description

Source: NEDM
The description of educational support services provided wth McKinney-Vento funds.

Homeless Educational Support Services Provided

Homeless Educational Support Services Provided

Source: NEDM
The identification of educational support services provided with McKinney-Vento funds.

Code Set:

  • Addressing needs related to domestic violence - N/A
  • Assistance with participation in school programs - N/A
  • Before- or after-school mentoring - N/A
  • Clothing to meet a school requirement - N/A
  • Coordination between schools and agencies - N/A
  • + 14 More Codes...
Identification Code

Identification Code (Common Attribute)

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 (Common Attribute)

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:

  • Other - N/A
  • Social Security Administration number - N/A
  • US government Visa number - N/A
  • Personal identification number - N/A
  • Family unit number - N/A
  • + 27 More Codes...
IFSP Service Provision Method

IFSP Service Provision Method

Source: Handbooks
The manner by which a service is provided, in terms of individual or group basis, as listed on the IFSP.

Code Set:

  • Both group and individual - Both a group of students and individual students ar assessed (e.g., a language test that has one part administration orally/ individually and a separate written part administrated to a group).
  • Group - A number of students are assessed at the same time.
  • Individual - One student is assessed at a time.
Institution Telephone Number Type

Institution Telephone Number Type

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

Code Set:

  • Facsimile number - N/A
  • Main phone number - N/A
International Code Number

International Code Number (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The international code for the telephone number.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Monitoring Method

Monitoring Method

Source: Handbooks
The manner by which information about a student's participation and progress was gathered.

Code Set:

  • Counselor report - The noted observation of facts about student behavior or actions by a qualified counselor who has accepted the responsibility of advising or evaluating the student.
  • Health care provider report - A professional assessment of the student's condition and progress by a qualified health care provider.
  • Home visitation - Evaluation based upon a visit to the student's residence.
  • Interview - A personal conversation convened to receive information.
  • Other - N/A
  • + 6 More Codes...
Name of Country

Name of Country (Common Attribute)

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 (Common Attribute)

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 (Common Attribute)

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

Code Set:

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

Name of State (Common Attribute)

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
Neglected or Delinquent Participation Total Day Count

Neglected or Delinquent Participation Total Day Count

Source: NEDM
The total number of instructional days the student was enrolled in this neglected or delinquent program during this reporting period.

Non-parental Caregiver/Early Childhood Program Provider

Non-parental Caregiver/Early Childhood Program Provider

Source: Handbooks
A description of the individual or institution which provides care, education, and/or services to the child.

Code Set:

  • Non-relative care, education, and/or services - Care, education, and/or services provided on a regular basis by an individual not related to the child such as babysitter, nanny, au pair, nurse, daycare provider, tutor, therapist, teacher, or other non-relative.
  • None - N/A
  • Relative care, education, and/or services - Care, education, and/or services provided on a regular basis by an individual related to a child, other than a parent/guardian.
Position Title

Position Title (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The descriptive name of an individual's position.

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 (Common Attribute)

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

Code Set:

  • Yes - N/A
  • No - N/A
Program Benefit Targeting Type

Program Benefit Targeting Type

Source: Handbooks
Degree and focus of the activities and services an individual, group of individuals, or organization receives as a result of a program.

Code Set:

  • Both direct and incidental - Resources and services are provided to the education agency for programs aimed at designated groups, and resources and services are provided for, and rendered to, the individual, group of individuals, or organizations (e.g., free and reduced-price school meals programs, migrant education grants).
  • Direct - Resources and services are specifically provided for, and rendered to, the individual, group of individuals, or organizations (e.g., tuition reimbursement to staff).
  • Incidental - Resources and services are provided to the state education agency (SEA), intermediate agency, and/or local education agency (LEA) for programs aimed at designated groups. Usually students identified as needing special assistance are counted in a larger population with the size determining the amount of funding (e.g., magnet schools assistance, vocational education grants).
Program Duration

Program Duration

Source: Handbooks
The actual (for fixed schedules) or average (for variable schedules) number of weeks per year that a program is provided to an individual or group of individuals.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Program Exit Reason

Program Exit Reason

Source: Handbooks
The documented or assumed reason a student is no longer being served by a special program.

Code Set:

  • Attempts to contact the parent and/or child were unsuccessful - N/A
  • Completion of IFSP prior to reaching maximum age for Part C - The child has not yet reached maximum age for Part C, has completed his or her IFSP, and no longer requires services under IDEA, Part C.
  • Deceased - N/A
  • Died - The student's name has been removed from school membership rolls because of his or her death.
  • Died or is permanently incapacitated - A student who has died or become permanently incapacitated, either physically or mentally.
  • + 23 More Codes...
Program Funding Source

Program Funding Source

Source: Handbooks
Ultimate and intermediate providers of funds for a particular educational or service program or activity or for an individual's participation in the program or activity.

Code Set:

  • Business - N/A
  • College/University - N/A
  • Community - N/A
  • Federal government - N/A
  • Foundations and other charitable organizations - N/A
  • + 13 More Codes...
Program Funding Source Name

Program Funding Source Name

Source: Handbooks
The name of the organization providing funds for the program.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Program NameReason for Variation

Reason for Variation

Source: Handbooks
Information that describes and explains aspects of service delivery that varied from recommendations.

Code Set:

  • Consensus among team members - N/A
  • New assessment information - N/A
  • Parent request - N/A
Receiving Location of Instruction/Service

Receiving Location of Instruction/Service

Source: Handbooks
The type of location at which instruction or service takes place.

Code Set:

  • Business - N/A
  • Community facility - A building or site belonging to the community and used by an education institution.
  • Home of student - The residence of an individual.
  • Hospital - A building or site belonging to or used by a hospital, sanatorium, or convalescent home.
  • Library/media center - A location on campus designated as a library or media center.
  • + 5 More Codes...
Receiving Location of Instruction/Service Description

Receiving Location of Instruction/Service Description

Source: Handbooks
A description of the location at which an individual receives instruction or service (e.g., room number, building site, campus designation, or address).

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Remarks about Specific Program Participation and Student Support

Remarks about Specific Program Participation and Student Support

Source: Handbooks
Further information or comments about the student's participation and/or progress in early childhood, student support, and/or special assistance programs. This section may include information from submitted reports used to monitor the student.

Code Set:

  • 00996 - No option list available
School Food Services Type

School Food Services Type

Source: Handbooks
The type of school food service program(s) offered to students.

Code Set:

  • Afterschool snacks - The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) offers reimbursement to help schools serve snacks to children participating in afterschool activities.
  • Child and Adult Care Food Program - The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) provides reimbursement for providing snacks and/or suppers to children and youths participating in eligible afterschool care programs.
  • National School Lunch Program - The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions and providing low-cost or free lunches to children each school day.
  • Non-federal school food services - Any school food service for which there is no federal reimbursement such as second meals and ala carte/extra food item(s).
  • Other federally funded school food service program - N/A
  • + 3 More Codes...
Service Description

Service Description

Source: Handbooks
The title (or description) which identifies a particular service that a student receives.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Special Assistance Program Name

Special Assistance Program Name

Source: Handbooks
The name of the services that result specifically from the receipt of federal, state, and local funds or other assistance by the school, the school district, the student, or his or her family, as designated by a grant, act, or public program. Such assistance (e.g., Title 1 funds) is used explicitly for purposes specified by the appropriator. The allocation of funds is usually dependent upon the status or condition of the student and/or his or her family. Eligibility requirements may be based upon such diverse factors as income level, educational achievement, veteran''s status, obsolescent occupation, and/or disabilities of individuals within an identifiable population or carefully drawn geographic or political subdivision.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Special Education FTE

Special Education FTE

Source: NEDM
Calculated ratio of time the student is in a special ed setting. Values range from 0.00 to 1.00. If the student is in a special ed setting 25% of the time, the value is .25; if 100% of the time, the value is 1.00.

State FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) Code

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

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

Code Set:

State of Birth Abbreviation

State of Birth Abbreviation (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The abbreviation for the name of the state (within the United States) or extra-state jurisdiction in which an individual was born.

Code Set:

  • AS - American Samoa
  • GU - Guam
  • PR - Puerto Rico
  • AL - Albania
  • AR - Argentina
  • + 54 More Codes...
State-assigned Code for Institution

State-assigned Code for Institution (Common Attribute)

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 (Common Attribute)

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 (Common Attribute)

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

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Student Program Status

Student Program Status

Source: NEDM
The current status of the student's program participation.

Code Set:

  • Active in program - N/A
  • Eligible for program - N/A
  • Exited program - N/A
  • Not Eligible for program - N/A
  • Other - N/A
  • + 2 More Codes...
Telephone Number

Telephone Number (Common Attribute)

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 (Common Attribute)

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

Code Set:

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

Telephone Status (Common Attribute)

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
Zip Code

Zip Code (Common Attribute)

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

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A


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