IEP Template for Present Levels of Performance

  1. Evaluation results

  2. Present levels of performance for each need area:

      • Current functioning

      • Strengths of the student

      • Needs of the student

  3. Effect of student’s needs on his/her involvement and progress in the general curriculum (or appropriate activities for preschool students)

  4. Student needs relating to special factors (special consideration)

Speaker Notes:

Slide 17: IEP Template for Present Levels of Performance

The format for the Present Levels of Performance section of the model IEP form provides a template for documenting:

  • Evaluation results;

  • Current functioning, strengths and needs of the student in each of the need areas;

  • Effect of the student’s needs on involvement and progress in the general curriculum or, for preschool students, in appropriate activities; and

  • Needs of the student related to special factors.