Skip to main content
Skip table of contents

MI Third Grade Retention


This will create the MI Third Grade Retention XML Export file.

This report can be run historically and does not need to be run before End of Year (EOY) processing. The student enrollment and grade information is generated from any enrollment record that falls between the First Day of School and the Last Day of School as entered on this page.

The Third Grade Retention Decisions are needed for students targeted for retention by MCL 380.1280f, commonly referred to as the “Read by Grade Three” law.

Refer to the following link for additional information on the Third Grade Retention Collection:,4546,7-113-986_50502_97863---,00.html

Selection Criteria

Selection criteria determine which database records are used in the report. Refer to the selection criteria for analysis when the report does not return the correct records.

Student Selection

Student records are selected based on the following criteria:

  • The student was enrolled during the dates specified.
  • The student was in grade 03 during the dates specified.
  • The student is marked to Include Third Grade Retention Data in MSDS Reporting on the State/Province - MI page - Third Grade Retention Decision.
  • The student must not be excluded from MSDS Reporting on the State/Province - MI page.
  • The School is not excluded from state reporting.

Report Input

For help with navigation and running the report, see How to Find and Generate a Report.



Current Selection Students

Select whether to run the export file for the selected number of students or for all students.

Entity Type Code

Select the entity type code.

Entity Code

Enter the entity code.

Reporting District's State Assigned 5-digit District Number

Enter the reporting district's state-assigned, five-digit district number.

First Day of School

Enter the date of the first day of school.

Last Day of School

Enter the date of the last day of school.

Select schools to export.

Select which schools to export if applicable.

Back to Top

Report Output

Each of the fields displayed in the output of the report is described below. See Understanding the Report Output Table for a definition of each column in the table.

Item #

Data Element






This contains the submitting entity type code value selected on the report interface.




This contains the submitting entity code value entered on the report interface.





This contains the student's Unique Identification Code (UIC).




This contains the student's last name.




This contains the student's first name.




This contains the student's middle name.




This contains the student's suffix.




This contains the student's date of birth.




This identifies the birth order of the student if the student is part of a multiple birth.




This contains the student's gender code.

Note: If the student's preferred gender is not M or F, the legal gender is reported.






This contains the Operating ISD/ESA number assigned to the district in which this student is enrolled.






This contains the operating district number value entered on the report interface.




This contains the school or facility number for the student's school.





This contains the PowerSchool student ID number.




This contains the grade level in which the student is enrolled.




16<S2E2Code>This contains the school or relationship code (Educational Entity Master S2E2 code) for the student.[S_MI_STU_GC_X]s2e2Code
17BldgOtherwiseAttendThis is the five-digit code that represents the school or facility building where the student would otherwise attend as specified in Sec. 104b (16).[S_MI_STU_GC_X]bldgOtherwiseAttend




The nature of the student's progress at the end of a given school term.




The nature of the student's promotion at the end of the given school year.


JavaScript errors detected

Please note, these errors can depend on your browser setup.

If this problem persists, please contact our support.