Item Item Name Column Name Required Definition Code Set Data Type Length Precision
005 Collection Version CollectionVersion Required Collection version should contain this value '2017ACT1.0AsmPre' for the 2017 Pre-Code
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010 Current School Year CurrentSchoolYear Required The ending year of the current school year. For example, use '2007' for the 2006-2007 school year.
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025 Reporting District Code ReportingDistrictCode Required DESE assigned 6 digit county district code for the district reporting. DESE_District_Codes Text 6
030 Reporting School Code ReportingSchoolCode Required DESE assigned 4 digit school code where the student is being reported from. DESE_School_Codes Text 4
050 MOSIS Student ID StateID Required State assigned student identifier. See for more information.
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055 Local Student ID LocalStudentID Optional Local student id maintained by the district. Allows for data to be associated to local systems from DESE source systems.
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060 Legal Last Name LastName Required Legal last name.
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065 Legal First Name FirstName Required Legal first name.
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070 Legal Middle Name MiddleName Optional Legal middle name.
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075 Legal Name Suffix Suffix Optional Legal name suffix. E.g. Jr, Sr
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080 Date of Birth DateOfBirth Required Date of birth.
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095 Student Grade Level StudentGradeLevel Required Grade level as of the time data is being submitted unless otherwise specified. Student_Grade_Level_Codes Text 2
100 Gender Gender Required Gender Gender_Codes Text 1
105 Race/Ethnicity RaceEthnicity Required Pre-defined Race / Ethnic code. Race_Ethnicity_Codes Text 1
110 Assessment Assessment Required Choose the assessment the student will be taking. ASMNT_Type_Codes Text 6
115 Testing Method TstMethod Not Allowed Testing Method is the method used to administer the assessment. ASMNT_Test_Method_Codes Text 6
130 Educator First Name EDFirstName Not Allowed Educator First Name is the first name of the educator who will be administering the assessment.
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135 Educator Last Name EDLastName Not Allowed Educator Last Name is the last name of the educator who will be administering the assessment.
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140 Subject Subject Not Allowed Subject is the subject in which the student will be assessed. ASMNT_Subject_Codes Text 6
145 Period Period Not Allowed Period is the period in which the instruction took place. Period_Codes Text 2
150 Sort Sort Not Allowed The final value in which the labels will be sorted.
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155 Examiner Email ExaminerEmail Not Allowed This email address will receive a username and password for assessment administration.
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