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Data Pipeline Interchanges - Student


The student interchange is a set of four files which contain student information for a school year. The student interchange contains student demographics, student enrollment records, post-secondary information, advanced course completion data, and graduation guidelines data. This information is used in the following collections: Pupil Enrollment (Student October) Count, Special Education December Count, Special Education Discipline, Student End of Year, and Student Biographical Data.


The 2018-2019 Student Interchange files are open for uploads.

File Layout and Definitions


Note: Changes for the 2019-2020 school year are highlighted in yellow within the documents.


Note: Changes for the 2018-2019 school year are highlighted in yellow within the documents.

File Formatting

  • Pipeline only accepts file extensions of: csv  txt  xls  xlsx
  • You need a header row (in first row)
  • Pipeline only accepts field delimiters of: ,  |   ~
  • Include leading zeros (0) for required fields (for instance 01 or 02 for gender)

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Additional Resources


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