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Maryland: Indicator 5 

Percent of children with IEPs aged 6 through 21:
A. Inside the regular class 80% or more of the day;
B. Inside the regular class less than 40% of the day; and
C. In separate schools, residential facilities, or homebound / hospital placements.

Results of Indicator 5A
Percent of children with IEPs, aged 6 through 21, served inside the regular class 80% or more of the day.

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Results

2004/052005/062006/072007/082008/092009/102010/112011/122012/132013/142014/152015/162016/172017/18
State Baseline:57.25%-------------
State Target:-57.75%60.11%60.11%61.11%61.61%62.11%62.61%63.11%68.40%68.90%69.40%69.90%70.40%
State Results:-59.90%
Target Met
60.95%
Target Met
62.87%
Target Met
63.99%
Target Met
64.80%
Target Met
66.14%
Target Met
67.12%
Target Met
67.97%
Target Met
68.40%
Target Met
68.86%68.95%69.73%70.09%
State Total# of Students:-97645976459205990425904869061590449903679065291031919679296294191
State Indicator Measurement:-58499584995787658388586355993460706614216200662682634136482766021


Narrative Description of Indicator

The least restrictive environment (LRE) data for this APR are based on Maryland’s 618 annual child count collected the last Friday in October 2017 and reported in the 2018 Maryland Special Education/Early Intervention Services Census Data and Related Tables document. The MSDE has made progress in all Indicator 5 subsets. Each subset of the indicator has demonstrated growth over time and maintains a positive trend.  

The Indicator 5 subsets are 5A, 5B, and 5C:

  • 5A - Percent of children with IEPs, aged 6 through 21, served inside the regular class 80% or more of the day.
  • 5B - Percent of children with IEPs, aged 6 through 21, served inside the regular class less than 40% of the day.
  • 5C - Percent of children with IEPs, aged 6 through 21, served in separate schools, residential placements, or homebound or hospital placements.


Other Data for this Indicator

View Indicator 5A - During the school year 2017 - 2018, 70.09% of students received services inside regular education 80% or more of the day. This data represents continued progress. These data reflect an increase from the FFY 2016-2017 data of 69.73%. The State did not meet the target of 70.40%.


View Indicator 5B - During the school year 2017- 2018, 12.04% of students received services inside regular education less than 40% of the day, which is the same result obtained in 2016-2017.  This percentage did not meet the State's target of 11.26%. Although the target has not been met, the percentage of children served in this type of placement has deceased over time.


View Indicator 5C - During the school year 2017 - 2018, 6.77% of the state's students with disabilities received services in separate schools, reflects a slight decrease from the FFY 2016-2017 data of 6.86%. . This percentage did not meet the State's target of 5.69%. Although the target has not been met, the percentage of children served in this type of placement has decreased over time.