Preschool Special Education Setting (PD-1/4) by N/RC

Integration of preschool settings of the preschool cohort varied by Need/Resource category. In comparison to students from other types of schools, New York City preschoolers more often were served in Early Childhood Special Education Settings and less often in the Home.

Service Setting*

New York City

Large Four

Urban-Suburban High

Rural High

Average

Low

All Districts Excluding

Big 5

Total All Districts

State Range

200-01, 2001-02

Number of Students

2,290

353

393

235

1,063

485

2,176

4,819

34,425-36,144

Early Childhood Setting

28%

82%

40%

4%

31%

34%

31%

33%

38%

Early Childhood Special Education Setting

57%

12%

36%

51%

28%

35%

33%

43%

30%

Home

2%

4%

12%

37%

28%

17%

24%

12%

14%

Itinerant Service Outside of Home (in Hospital)

<1%

0%

0%

<1%

0%

9%

2%

1%

1%

Part-time Early Childhood/ Part-time Early Childhood Special Education Setting

5%

0%

9%

8%

7%

3%

6%

5%

6%

Separate School

8%

2%

3%

0%

6%

3%

4%

6%

11%

Source: MGT of America, Inc. database, December 2001 IEP data. The (N=) value may vary due to not all information being reported for each student.
*Residential Facility data is not reported as a Service Setting because no preschool cohort students were in that category.

Preliminary summary of findings
Source: independent research by MGT of America, Inc.
NYSED VESID, DVJ
Oct. 3, 2007