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.
- Counts are based on students enrolled in these courses.
- Percentages signify the percentage of students enrolled at a particular grade level who took the AP or IB course.
- Not all students enrolled in AP or IB courses will take the assessment.
Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) Assessment Data -AP and IB assessment data are reported to the SIRS in Assessment Fact.
- Counts are the number of students who took the exam.
- Percentages signify the percentage of students enrolled at a particular grade level in that location who are enrolled in the AP or IB course.
- Not all students who took the AP assessment were enrolled in the course. A dash in the percentage field would signify suppressed data.
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).
- If one student in a family is identified as low income, all students from that household (economic unit) may be identified as low income.
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.
- American Indian or Alaska Native: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America) and who maintains cultural identification through tribal affiliation or community recognition.
- Asian or Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent, including Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam; or a person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
- Black or African American: A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.
- Hispanic or Latino: A person of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race.
- White: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, North Africa, or the Middle East.
- Multiracial: Non-Hispanic students who are reported with more than one race.
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).