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Placement Codes

Key to grade placement codes for the APH registration.

Key to Grade Placement Codes

Reporting Code Definition of Student Placement Categories

IP

Infants:
Children of preschool age served by infant programs

PS

Preschool Students:
Children of preschool age served by preschool programs

KG

Kindergarten:
Children enrolled in kindergarten classes

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, or 12

Students of School Age: 
Students in regular academic grades 1 through 12, as determined by state law. Indicate grade placement by using numerals 1 through 12

AN

Academic Nongraded:
Students of school age, as determined by state law, who are working to establish grade placement in an academic program (e.g., students who are working to acquire skills necessary for placement in regular grades)

VO

Vocational Students:
Students of school age, as determined by state law, who are in vocational training (e.g., students enrolled in a program that is designed to lead to independent employment). Does NOT include multihandicapped students in prevocational programs or classes

PG

Postgraduate Students: Students of school age, as determined by state law, in postgraduate high school programs studying at less than college level

OR

Other Registrants:
Students of school age, as determined by state law, who do not fall into any of the other placements (e.g., students in prevocational and other classes for nonacademic students)

AD

Adult Students:
Adults above school-age level, as determined by state law, in educational programs of less than college level. Includes all eligible participants over school age

Eligibility of Adults

Students in educational programs—but not enrolled in grade twelve or below—must “have a written instructional plan and be enrolled in and attend, on a regular basis, an instructional program of at least 20 hours of instruction per week. According to the Ex-Officio Trustee Handbook, social and leisure programs do not qualify as instructional programs.”

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