General Information - SPP Indicator 14

State Performance Plan (SPP) Indicator 14 measures the percent of youth who are no longer in secondary school, had individualized education programs (IEPs) in effect at the time they left school, and were:  

  • Enrolled in higher education within one year of leaving high school
  • Enrolled in higher education or competitively employed within one year of leaving high school  
  • Enrolled in higher education or in some other postsecondary education or training program, or competitively employed or in some other employment within one year of leaving high school 

Data Collection 

The data collection period is July 1 to June 30 of each year.  Indicator 14 refers to the students with disabilities who are currently enrolled in Grade 12 and are anticipated to exit through graduation at the end of the reporting school year, and students with disabilities who have dropped out, completed a GED or graduated early since being reported as enrolled on the reporting year Fall Snapshot date.This indicator requires a sampling procedure.

Data Source and Collection Schedule (PDF 26KB) 

All districts are required to report data into the SPP 14 application. Access it by logging in through TEASE. 

The District Certifier is responsible for ensuring that the data are accurate and therefore, must be knowledgeable of the process. The District Data Entry Agent and District Certifier will enter data collectively when necessary. The District Certifier will certify the data once it is entered and completed. Every district must have a complete and certified status regardless of whether the district has data to enter.

Data Submission Window

The opening date for the online application is April 1 of each year. The closing date for the application is the last Friday in August of each year.

Data Collection Resources 

Technical Assistance and Training

For assistance with data collections and reporting requirements, contact your regional education service center special education contact.