AP and IB assessment data are reported to the SIRS in Assessment Fact. The count of students who took the exam. The percentage of those AP students reported with a score of 3 or higher which are generally considered passing, while IB assessments reported with a score of 4 or higher are generally considered passing.
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.
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 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 (ELLs) are those who, by reason of foreign birth or ancestry, speak or understand a language other than English and speak or understand little or no English, and require support in order to become proficient in English and are identified pursuant to Section 154.3 of Commissioner's Regulations.
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 or races with which the student primarily identifies as indicated by the student or the parent/guardian.
Students with disabilities are those who have been identified as such by the Committee on Special Education and are receiving services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Students with disabilities include those having an intellectual disability; hearing impairment, including deafness; speech or language impairment; visual impairment, including blindness; serious emotional disturbance; orthopedic impairment; autism; traumatic brain injury; developmental delay; other health impairment; specific learning disability; deaf-blindness; or multiple disabilities and who, by reason thereof, receive special education and related services under the IDEA according to an Individualized Education Program (IEP), Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP), or a services plan.
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).