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Student Identity

This resource publishes the student's identification information.

  • The students that are published must NOT be excluded from state reporting.

  • The school must not be excluded from reporting. No students will be published from a school that is excluded from reporting.

Element Name

Submission

Definition

Code Set, if applicable

Technical Name

[Table]Field Mapping

Business Rules or Comments

Category - Identity - Name

First Name

Yes

The full legal first name given to a person at birth, baptism, or through legal change.

None

FirstName

[Students]First_Name

Middle Name

Yes

A full legal middle name given to a person at birth, baptism, or through legal change.

None

MiddleName

[Students]Middle_Name

Last or Surname

Yes

The full legal last name borne in common by members of a family.

None

LastOrSurname

[Students]Last_Name

Generation Code or Suffix

Yes

An appendage, if any, used to denote a person's generation in his family (e.g., Jr., Sr., III).

None

GenerationCodeOrSuffix

NA

NA

Category - Identity - Other Name

Other First Name

Yes

A first name given to a person.

None

OtherFirstName

NA

NA

Other Middle Name

No

A middle name given to a person.

None

OtherMiddleName

NA

NA

Other Last Name

No

A last name given to a person.

None

OtherLastName

NA

NA

Other Name Type

Yes

The types of previous, alternate, or other names for a person.

MDE Option Set

Alias - Alias
Nickname - Nickname

OtherNameType

NA

NA

Category - Identity - Other Identification

Other Student Identifier

Yes (Optional)

A unique number or alphanumeric code assigned to a student by a school, a school system, a state, or other agency or entity.

None

OtherStudentIdentifier

NA

NA

Other Student Identification System

Yes (Optional)

A coding scheme that is used for identification and record-keeping purposes by schools, social services, or other agencies to refer to a student.

MDE Option Set
SSN - Social Security Administration number

OtherStudentIdentificationSystem

NA

NA

Personal Information Verification

Yes (Optional)

The evidence by which a person's name, address, date of birth, etc. is confirmed.

Refer to Personal Information Verification.

PersonalInformationVerification

NA

NA

Student Identifier

Yes

A unique number or alphanumeric code assigned to a student by a school, a school system, a state, or other agency or entity.

The resource is updated to publish the StudentIdentifier as 9 digits. If the MSIS ID is less than 9 digits, leading zeros are added. If the MSIS ID is greater than 9 digits, the extra digits are truncated.

None

StudentIdentifier

[Students]State_Student_Number

Student Identification System

Yes

A coding scheme that is used for identification and record-keeping purposes by schools, social services, or other agencies to refer to a student.

MDE Option Set

State - State-assigned number

StudentIdentificationSystem

Default to “State”.

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