Some issues with link for online app form for Interscholastic. Who do we call for tech support with this?
Go to the Interscholastic Athletic Opportunities section of the 2013-14 PIMS Manual Vol 1 for details on this collection. A website is provided that contains a contact email for this collection.
Can clarification be given as to when each District Fact template is required?
The District Fact templates used in the LEP collection are required in October Student data collection. See the attached presentation for details on the LEP collections. Information regarding Title 1 and School Choice/SES will be incorporated in the PIMS Calendar soon. Both of these collections were formerly collected in eGrants. The contact for Title I is Kelly Gallatin (email@example.com). The contacts for School Choice/SES are Norma Hull (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Erin Oberdorf (email@example.com).
What if you don't offer lunches? Should all of your students be coded as "N"?
Report Y for students who are receiving F/R Lunch regardless if you are offering it.
PIMS administrators are not familiar with the Professional Development Survey previously submitted separately, and by the ELL Coordinators. Could you explain this data and explain which data pertains to the 12-13 school year and which data is pertaining to 13-14 school year? I do not see the term "Professional Development Survey" referred to anywhere in the PIMS manual....although we were referred to Appendix AF...which is NOT labeled as the survey....but seems to have survey questions.
See the attached October Student Collection webinar which addresses the Professional Development Survey.Â Questions regarding this collection should be sent to ra-LEP@pa.gov.
Refresh our memories on the formatting of the Grade 9 Entry date field and DQE errors concerning this field.
In the 2013-14 PIMS User Manual Vol 1, in the Student template go to field 97 Grade 09 Entry Date and review the Definition and Business Rules for this field.
We have a pre-k counts program this year for the first time. Do we submit those students in our October count?
In the 2013-14 PIMS User Manual Vol 1, see the “Students to Be Reported” section regarding the reporting of Pre-K Counts students.Â Also, refer to slide 13 of the attached October Student Collection webinar for a summary of how these students should be reported.
Does homeless identification have impact on the food eligibility data?
It is important to identify these students as F/R lunch recipients in PIMS.
Special Ed students that remain in 12th grade for 4 yrs should we indicate yes in field 46 for repeating current grade level?
On required fields, why are the other LEP fields not required? (Student Snapshot and Program Fact LEP Eligibility)
Questions regarding LEP should be sent to ra-LEP@pa.gov.
We have Pre-K counts, Federal Head Start, and State Head Start. Which of those do we report for October 1? Pre-K counts and State Head Start only?
What are the new rules on field 70 in the student template, ADA. Do we have to mark any student that has an IEP in field 38 with a N in field 70 if they do not have a 504 plan.
Questions regarding ADA status should be sent to Steve Simchock (firstname.lastname@example.org)
For a newly enrolled student, what is the best way to get an accurate initial State Entry Date into a PA school? Looking for advice or guidance.
Questions regarding State Entry Date should be sent to ra-LEP@pa.gov.
Do you send out additional questionnaire to determine low income besides the lunch questionnaire?
Low Income and Free/Reduced Lunch are not the same.Â It is at the discretion of the LEA to decide if a student is considered economically disadvantaged.Â In the 2013-14 PIMS User Manual Vol 1, in the Student template go to field 88 Poverty Code and review the Definition and Business Rules for this field.
Cyber program is conducted at home district using staff from another school. Home district enrolls student and gives grade. How is staff reported? how are students reported?
Students in your LEA that attend a Cyber Program are reported at the school in which they would be educated if not in the Cyber Program.Â See slide 14 in the attached October Student Collection webinar.
Can you please clarify reporting for students in county prisons. Last year the home district reported. Jodi said Wards of State in county prisons are reported by the district where the prison is located.
District of Residence/Charter School reports. If ward of state, reported by district in which the county prison is located.
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