Information and Reporting Services

Vendor Support for School Districts and BOCES

This site provides guidance to New York State school data systems vendors regarding the collection of data in the Student Information Repository System.

Technical Information



* The PowerPoints provide information at a given point in time. Vendors should consult the SIRS Manual and updated guidance as distributed by IRS. Please submit any questions by clicking the HELP button located in the bottom right corner of the screen.

**For archived materials, please contact NYSED.

SIRS Manuals and Other Guidance

Data Validation Rules

Level 0 is a web-based application used to enter and validate data. Level 0 application contains edits to assist users in providing quality data to the Student Information Repository System (SIRS). The data validation rules for each extract may be accessed by clicking on the link below. The Department encourages student management system vendors to incorporate the data validation rules in their systems.

School Management System (SMS) Certification Center

2016-17 FRPL Reporting Guidance for Food Service Vendors PDF (posted 02/02/2017)

Teacher/ Staff Data


Last Updated: April 13, 2017