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Special Education Environment (Placement) Codes

The following special education placement codes must be assigned at the student level.

Note: Codes 40-48 are for children ages 3-5 only.

Code

Definition

Codes for Regular Early Childhood Programs (head start, kindergarten, preschool, group child development) for children ages 3-5

40

Attends a regular early childhood program at least 10 hours per week and receives the majority of hours of special education and related services in the regular early childhood program

41

Attends a regular early childhood program at least 10 hours per week and receives the majority of hours of special education and related services in some other location

42

Attends a regular early childhood program less than 10 hours per week and receives the majority of hours of special education and related services in the regular early childhood program

43

Attends a regular early childhood program less than 10 hours per week and receives the majority of hours of special education and related services in some other location

Codes for Special Education Programs (includes less than 50% non-disabled children) for children ages 3-5

44

Special Education Classrooms in:

  • Regular school buildings
  • Trailers or portables outside regular school buildings
  • Child care facilities
  • Hospital facilities on an outpatient basis
  • Other community-based settings

45

Separate schools

46

Residential facilities

47

Home

48

Service Provider Location

Codes for Children with Disabilities Ages 6-21

28

Inside regular class 80 percent or more of the day

29

Inside regular class no more than 79% of day and no less than 40% of the day

30

Inside regular class less than 40 percent of the day

31

Separate school

32

Residential facility

33

Homebound/Hospital

34

Correctional facilities

35

Parentally Placed in Private Schools

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