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Student Special Education Contact Hours

Summary: This report displays special education students’ instructional setting(s), total eligible special education mainstream days if applicable, total special education eligible days, and total special education contact hours.

Usage: Use this report to view special education contact hours by student with additional selections by instructional setting for verifying accurate special education coding. The report can also be used to highlight how each individual student’s instructional settings and eligible days affect special education funding and the necessity of accurate reporting.

Special Notes:

  • Mainstream students do not receive contact hour funding (only ADA) so their days are not utilized in any of the calculations. This column is included for informational purposes only.
  • 2019-2020 COVID-19 ADA Adjustments per TEA GuidanceGeneral Funding Question 1.
    • Only reporting periods 1 – 4 are used in the 19-20 totals and calculation, any 5-6 reporting period data is ignored.
  • 2020-2021 COVID-19 Remote Attendance Calculation Adjustments
    • Total Eligible Special Ed Mainstream Days Present – (E0940 + E1688 + E1689)
    • Instructional Setting – E0173, E1692, E1693
    • Total Special Education Eligible Days – (E0944 + E1690 + E1691)

Data Source(s): PEIMS Summer records

  • Interchange Student Attendance
    • 42401-Special Programs Reporting Period Attendance Extension Complex Type
      • 42405-Special Education Attendance


  • E1085 (C188) Attendance Event Indicator = 11 for Regular – SpecialEd Mainstream
    • Total Eligible Special Ed Mainstream Days Present – E0940 Sum of all days
  • E1085 (C188) Attendance Event Indicator = 05 for Regular – SpecialEd
    • Instructional Setting(s) – E0173
    • Total Special Education Eligible Days – E0944 Sum of all days


  • Total Special Education Contact Hours = Sum of all Instructional Setting Contact Hour Multipliers * Total Special Education Eligible Days


  • Filter on:
    • Single select year (Default most recent summer PEIMS year loaded)
    • All campuses or specific campus (Default All Campuses)
    • Multi-select Instructional Settings (Default All Instructional Settings)
    • All SPED or Mainstream Only
Updated on 11/04/2021

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