PEIMS ADA Funding

Attendance is much more that a teacher counting a student present in class at the official attendance snapshot time. Proper coding is vital to ensure that your district receives the funding that it deserves! Everyone in your district works hard to educate and support your students and it is important that your district does not … Read More

UID Assignment and Enrollment Tracking

Did you know that all districts are responsible for submitting weekly Unique ID enrollment tracking event files to TEA through the Texas Student Data System application in TEAL? But first, a Unique ID number (UID) must be assigned to all students in your district to ensure they are included in your enrollment tracking file. It … Read More

Summer PEIMS

It is incredibly important that your Student Information System (SIS) Calendar accurately reflects what occurred in your district each day! In order to receive full ADA funding each of your campus calendars must include at least 75,600 operational minutes, including all applicable waivers. Operational minutes include all daily minutes from the start of student instruction … Read More

PEIMS: Who, What, Where, When and Why

Why is PEIMS Accuracy Important? The Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS) consists of four mandatory yearly data submissions. These submissions encompass all data requested and received by TEA about public education for all school districts in the state of Texas. Confirming the accuracy of your district’s PEIMS data is critical to ensuring that you … Read More

Mid-Year PEIMS Submission

Mid-Year PEIMS Submission The Mid-Year PEIMS submission is due to TEA January 28, 2021.  This collection consists solely of financial data from your charter’s prior fiscal year, FY ending June 30 or August 31.  Reviewed in comparison with the Annual Financial Report, (AFR), the data collected is used by TEA for compliance monitoring.  In fact, … Read More

Open Enrollment Charter School – Application vs. Enrollment

Has your district started the student application process for the next school year?  If so, it is important to remember that applications and enrollments are two separate and distinct processes in which different information is gathered. What should occur during the Application Period? During the application period schools should only ask for basic student information. This application is typically … Read More

Why is PEIMS Accuracy Important?

The Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS) consists of four mandatory yearly data submissions. These submissions encompass all data requested and received by TEA about public education for all school districts in the state of Texas. Confirming the accuracy of your district’s PEIMS data is critical to ensuring that you are submitting a true account … Read More

Special Program Student Coding

Did you know that some of the special programs you offer in your district have a weighted ADA funding for the students enrolled in that program? This means more money for the services you are providing your students! With that weighted funding comes the potential for additional TEA scrutiny. Each special program that your district … Read More

The connection between PEIMS and Accountability

Without PEIMS it would be very difficult to calculate Accountability! A vast majority of the data used to determine a district’s accountability is pulled directly from your four mandatory PEIMS submissions each year. PEIMS data directly affects not only your district’s accountability but also your funding and compliance systems. Confirming the accuracy of your district’s … Read More

Prekindergarten: Qualifications, Documentation & PEIMS Coding

Prekindergarten programs are different and more complex than the other grade levels offered in your district. To receive ADA funding for the students in your PK program there are specific age requirements and qualification criteria that must be met. Once you register a student for your PK program, they become subject to compulsory attendance until … Read More