Posted: Mon, 02/27/2012 - 12:11pm Updated: Mon, 05/22/2017 - 10:35am

Indicator 1 is a Performance Indicator.


Percent of youth with Individual Education Programs (IEPs) graduating from high school with a regular diploma. (20 U.S.C. 1416 (a)(3)(A))


States must report using the graduation rate calculation and timeline established by the Department under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

Percentage = [# Graduates (ages 17-22) ÷ (# Graduates + # Certificates + # Drop-outs (ages 16-22) + # Maximum Age)] x 100

Monitoring Timelines

  • Data: Collected through the DOE-TR (Transition) report at the end of the school year, completed June 30. Data is submitted to the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) via 618 Table 4 in November.
  • 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 1: