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Indicator 5 - Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)

Definition

Percent of children with IEPs aged 6 through 21 served in the following settings:

  • Indicator 5A. Inside the regular class 80% or more of the day.
  • Indicator 5B. Inside the regular class less than 40% of the day.
  • Indicator 5C. In separate schools, residential facilities, or home-bound/hospital placements.

(20 U.S.C. 1416(a)(3)(A))

 

Measurement

Indicator 5A. Percent = [(# of children with IEPs aged 6 through 21 served inside the regular class 80% or more of the day) divided by the (total # of students aged 6 through 21 with IEPs)] times 100.

Indicator 5B. Percent = [(# of children with IEPs aged 6 through 21 served inside the regular class less than 40% of the day) divided by the (total # of students aged 6 through 21 with IEPs)] times 100.

Indicator 5C. Percent = [(# of children with IEPs aged 6 through 21 served in separate schools, residential facilities, or homebound/hospital placements) divided by the (total # of students aged 6 through 21 with IEPs)] times 100.

 

How is Colorado doing on this indicator?

School Year 5A. % of Students with IEPs Inside the Regular Class 80% or More of the Day 5B. % of Students with IEPs Inside the Regular Class less than 40% of the Day 5C. % of Students with IEPs in separate school, facilities, or home-bound
SY2017-18 74.70% 6.10% 2.30%
SY 2016-17 73.60% 6.40% 2.35%
SY 2015-16 73.60% 6.70% 2.37%
SY 2014-15 72.80% 7.00% 2.51%

 

 

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Miki Imura
Email Miki Imura
Phone: (303) 866-6976

Alyssa Ohleyer
Email Alyssa Ohleyer
Phone: (303) 866-6308

Orla Bolger
Email Orla Bolger
Phone: (303) 866-6896

 

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