1996-97 Public and Private Special Education Placements at Separate Sites for Each BOCES Region and New York City
2 Regions - Less than 2% at Separate Public Sites
9 Regions - 2-4.3% at Separate Public Sites
12 Regions - 4.4-7% at Separate Public Sites
16 Regions - Over 7% at Separate Public Sites
National Average : 4.3 percent
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.
Least Restrictive Environment data for school-age students continue to improve…