Category: Gloassry

ISBE

ISBE

Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) is the main Illinois education body.  It directs state education policy and state reporting requirements.

RCDTS

RCDTS

Region County District Type School (RCDTS) are codes used by the state to identify other schools.  Mainly used for student home and serving school reporting to ISBE.

EWS

EWS

Early Warning System (EWS) is a PowerSchool customization that shows students that are not performing well in attendance, current grades, log entries, and total credit (graduation progress).

FFG

FFG

First Failing Grade (FFG) is an indicator that tracks the first time a student received a failing grade.

ii

ii

Integrated Instruction (ii) is a scheduling term typically used to label sections used to temporarily house IEP students.

IEP

IEP

Individualized Education Program (IEP) is a special plan put together for an specific students education needs.

FTE

FTE

Full Time Equivalency (FTE) measures the number of supported students.  1 FTE means that the district is support 1 student.  Example: A student from another school that attends Glenbard for 3 classes instead of...

ADM

ADM

Average Daily Membership (ADM) is the highest amount that is possible for a student to earn.  A full time student is either 0, .5 or 1.  A part time student is a prorated amount based...

ADA

ADA

Average Daily Attendance (ADA) is the amout of attendance a student is in school.  A full time student is either 0, .5 or 1.  A part time student is a prorated amount based on...