RDA Masking Rules

Masking refers to the use of special symbols to conceal data as required by the federal Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) for the purpose of protecting student confidentiality. Any information that could lead to the identification, either directly or indirectly, of a student is masked according to the masking rules below. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to access these masking rules.

Current-Year Rules

District and Region

Prior-Year Rules

District and Region



Contact Information

For questions regarding the Accountability Manual RDA Chapter 12, pertinent policies, technical processing, calculations, or reports,
please contact:
Performance Reporting

Phone: (512) 463-9704