The special education classification rate is increasing

Chart Image: Classification Rates for School-Age Students with Disabilities in New York State as of 9/09

 

Classification Rates for School-Age Students with Disabilities in New York State as of 9/09
1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03* 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08**2008-09
classification rate0.1110.1160.1170.1180.1180.1190.1180.120.1220.1210.1230.1260.1290.13

*Methodology revised in 2002-03

**2007-08 was the first year classification rates were based on counts of students with disabilities collected through the Student Information Repository System (SIRS)