Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Business Rules

Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) Course Data -AP and IB course participation data are reported to the NYSED Student Information and Repository System (SIRS) in Student Class Entry Exit.

Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) Assessment Data -AP and IB assessment data are reported to the SIRS in Assessment Fact.

Course -Course data displayed in the Student and Educator reports represents select courses reported to the NYSED SIRS based on the State Approved derived from the School Codes for the Exchange of Data (SCED).

Economically Disadvantaged -Economically disadvantaged students are those who participate in, or whose family participates in, economic assistance programs, such as the free or reduced-price lunch programs, Social Security Insurance (SSI), Food Stamps, Foster Care, Refugee Assistance (cash or medical assistance), Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), Safety Net Assistance (SNA), Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), or Family Assistance: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).

English Language Learners (ELL) -Students are designated ELLs if they were reported as such in SIRS during the reporting school year.

Gender -Gender (Male or Female) of the student being reported, as identified by the student. In the case of very young transgender students not yet able to advocate for themselves, gender may be identified by the parent or guardian.

Race/Ethnicity

Students with Disabilities (SWD) -Students are designated SWDs if they were reported as such in SIRS during the reporting school year.

Subject Area -Subject Areas reported in the AP and IB section of the report are based on the subject areas for each course as contained in the School Codes for the Exchange of Data (SCED).

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