Indicator 7 - Preschool Skills

Posted: Fri, 03/02/2012 - 12:58pm Updated: Wed, 08/14/2013 - 1:44pm

Indicator 7 is a Performance Indicator.

Definition

Percent of preschool children aged 3 through 5 with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) who demonstrate improved:

A. Positive social-emotional skills (including social relationships)

B. Acquisition and use of knowledge and skills (including early language/communication and early literacy)

C. Use of appropriate behaviors to meet their needs

(20 U.S.C. 1416 (a)(3)(A))

Measurement

Outcomes:

A. Positive social-emotional skills (including social relationships)

B. cquisition and use of knowledge and skills (including early language/communication and early literacy)

C. Use of appropriate behaviors to meet their needs

Progress categories for A, B and C:

a. Percent of preschool children who did not improve functioning = [(# of preschool children who did not improve functioning) ÷ (# of preschool children with IEPs assessed)] x 100.

b. Percent of preschool children who improved functioning but not sufficient to move nearer to functioning comparable to same-aged peers = [(# of preschool children who improved functioning but not sufficient to move nearer to functioning comparable to same-aged peers) ÷ (# of preschool children with IEPs assessed)] x 100.

c. Percent of preschool children who improved functioning to a level nearer to same-aged peers but did not reach it = [(# of preschool children who improved functioning to a level nearer to same-aged peers but did not reach it) ÷ (# of preschool children with IEPs assessed)] x 100.

d. Percent of preschool children who improved functioning to reach a level comparable to same aged peers = [(# of preschool children who improved functioning to reach a level comparable to same-aged peers) ÷ (# of preschool children with IEPs assessed)] x 100.

e. Percent of preschool children who maintained functioning at a level comparable to same-aged peers = [(# of preschool children who maintained functioning at a level comparable to same aged peers) ÷ (# of preschool children with IEPs assessed)] x 100.

Monitoring Timelines

  • Data: ISTAR-KR (Indiana Standards Tool for Alternate Reporting of Kindergarten Readiness) Assessment
  • Findings of Noncompliance: Not issued for this Indicator.

Information and Guidance

Indiana Resource Network

The following Resource Centers provide assistance and information with areas that affect Indicator 7: