Preschool Special Education Programs/Services (PD-7)
by Need/Resource Category (N/RC)

Preschool service intensity varied by Need/Resource category. NYC preschoolers less often received related services, SEIT or some combination of these, while most received more than 4 hours daily of special class. This proportion is different than that provided in other locations.

Service Intensity*

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

2,371

374

436

234

1,305

574

2,549

5,294

59,949-59,437

Related Services Only (RSO)

16%

50%

50%

45%

53%

60%

53%

36%

38%

Special Education Itinerant Teacher (SEIT) Services Only

1%

1%

2%

2%

2%

2%

2%

1%

2%

RSO & SEIT

9%

10%

6%

4%

5%

4%

5%

7%

9%

Half-day (2.5 hrs. or less) Special Class Program In Integrated Setting (SCIS)

4%

12%

16%

11%

11%

4%

10%

7%

8%

Half-day (2.5 hrs. or less) Special Class Program

10%

12%

8%

10%

11%

9%

10%

10%

12%

Full-day (2.5-3 hrs.) SCIS

<1%

6%

0%

7%

3%

<1%

2%

1%

1%

Full-Day (2.5-3 hrs.) Special Class Program

<1%

<1%

2%

0%

4%

4%

3%

2%

1%

Full-day (3-4 hrs.) SCIS

0%

0%

1%

0%

1%

1%

1%

<1%

1%

Full-Day (3-4 hrs.) Special Class Program

1%

<1%

2%

3%

2%

2%

2%

1%

1%

Full-Day (>4 hrs.) SCIS

15%

4%

1%

2%

2%

2%

2%

8%

6%

Full-Day (>4 hrs.) Special Class Program

44%

5%

12%

16%

6%

12%

10%

25%

21%

Source: MGT of America, Inc. database, December 2001 IEP data. The (N=) value varies from PD-1/4 due to not all information being reported for each student.
*Residential Program data is not reported as because no preschool cohort students nor statewide data were in that category.

NYSED VESID, DVJ
Oct. 3, 2007