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Record Layout for 2018 Grad Rate

Field names, types, and descriptions for the 2018 Graduation Indicator Data File.
Field # Field Name Description Acceptable Values
1 cds CDS Code 14-character string
2 rtype Record Type S=School Record
D=District/LEA Record
X=State Record
3 schoolname School Name Text
4 districtname District Name Text
5 countyname County Name Text
6 charter_flag Charter School Flag Y or blank
7 coe_flag County Office of Education Flag Y or blank
8 dass_flag Dashboard Alternative School Status (DASS) Flag Y or blank
9 studentgroup Student Group

ALL=All Students
AA=Black/African American
AI=American Indian or Alaska Native
AS=Asian
FI=Filipino
HI=Hispanic
PI=Pacific Islander
WH=White
MR=Multiple Races/Two or More
EL=English Learner
SED=Socioeconomically
Disadvantaged
SWD=Students with Disabilities
FOS=Foster Youth
HOM=Homeless Youth

10 currnumer Number of graduates in the 2017-18 graduation cohort Integer
11 currdenom Number of students in the 2017-18 graduation cohort Integer
12 currstatus

CURRENT STATUS - 2017-18 Graduation Rate

(Rounded after calculations. For further information regarding this data field refer to the CA School Dashboard Technical Guide.)

Decimal
13 priornumer Number of students who graduated in 2016-17 Integer
14 priordenom Number of students in the 2016-17 graduation cohort Integer
15 priorstatus

PRIOR STATUS - 2016-17 graduation rate

(Rounded after calculations. For further information regarding this data field refer to the CA School Dashboard Technical Guide.)

Decimal
16 safetynet

Student population less than 150: 3x5 color grid was applied

Safety Net applies at the School and District levels and applies towards all student groups.

Y/N
17 change CHANGE - Difference between 2017-18 graduation rate and 2016-17 graduation rate Decimal
18 statuslevel

Status level

(Determined after calculations and rounding. For further information regarding this data field refer to the CA School Dashboard Technical Guide.)

1=Very Low
2=Low
3=Medium
4=High
5=Very High
0=No Data

19 changelevel

Change level

(Determined after calculations and rounding. For further information regarding this data field refer to the CA School Dashboard Technical Guide.)

1=Decreased Significantly
2=Decreased
3=Maintained
4=Increased
5=Increased Significantly
0=No Data
20 color Color 1=Red
2=Orange
3=Yellow
4=Green
5=Blue
0=No Color
21 box If a color was assigned, this value represents the specific 5x5 grid location

20=Very High, Decline
30=Very High, Mantained
40=Very High, Increased
50=Very High, Increased Significantly
60=High, Declined Significantly
70=High, Declined
80=High, Mantained
90=High, Increased
100=High, Increased Significantly
110=Medium, Declined Significantly
120=Medium, Declined
130=Medium, Mantained
140=Medium, Increased
150=Medium, Increased Significantly
160=Low, Declined Significantly
170=Low, Declined
180=Low, Mantained
190=Low, Increased
200=Low, Increased Significantly
210=Very Low, Declined Significantly
220=Very Low, Declined
230=Very Low, Mantained
240=Very Low, Increased
250=Very Low, Increased Significantly
0=No Color

22 reportingyear Reporting Year Text
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Last Reviewed: Thursday, December 6, 2018
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