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

Understanding the difference between Movers, Leavers and Dropouts

School districts report data on the students they served, in grades 7-12, during the prior school year, even if the student was only enrolled for only one day!  Leaver records are submitted for students who left the district before the end of the school year, did not return in the same year, or did not … 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

Fall PEIMS TSDS Reports

The Fall PEIMS Resubmission TEA deadline — January 14th, 2021 — is fast approaching! Fall PEIMS data represents the state of your district as of the Fall Snapshot date (the last Friday in October). The Fall PEIMS submission is a large data submission that includes information on all students enrolled in your district on Snapshot … Read More

Using the Master Schedule to Maximize Funding

Whenever you think about maximizing ADA funding for a school district, you most likely think about proper coding of student attendance, student eligibility codes, and ensuring your students attend school for as many school days as possible. Do you ever think about the impact that your Master Schedule had on your ADA funding? Some of … Read More

The Charter Student Admission Application- 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. Did you know that there is a new Charter Student Admission Application that must be used during your district’s application … Read More

Make the PEIMS process easier by using the XML Validation Tool

Have you ever waited for hours to process your PEIMS file through TSDS only to find that you have errors you need to research and work through? Then, to make matters worse, you have to do the same long process again just to see if you corrected the error? If so, The XML Validation Tool … Read More