Only 2 of 38 regions (5%) placed 7% or more Students with Disabilities in Separate Sites in 2008-09 compared to 72% in 1996-97

Separate Settings are defined as schools attended exclusively by students with disabilities; these settings include Chapter 853, Special Act, State Operated and State Supported schools, separate BOCES sites and New York City separate public schools

Students with Disabilities (Ages 4-21) in Separate Settings By BOCES Region and New York City Based on 2008-09 VR-5 Data

Less than 2% (17)

2-4.3% (9)

4.4-6.9% (11)

More than 6.9% (2)

26 of 38 regions (68%) placed 4.3% or fewer Students with Disabilities in Separate Sites in 2008-09 compared to only 28% in 1996-97