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The Student Data System is a repository that contains information regarding students receiving education in the State of Michigan.




What's New
Direct Certification Refresh for 20-21 SY
The first run and publication of direct certification student status for the 20-21 SY is complete. The direct certification data is now available.
EL Auto Exit Process first run successfully executed.

Students in grades 3-12 that met the WIDA proficient guidelines were automatically exited from EL within MSDS today, August 11, 2020.

If you have any students in grades k-2 that meet the guidance from MDE to be exited, you may submit a manual exit within the SRM Collection.

  • Use an EL Exit Date of 6/30/2020.
  • Use an SRM As Of Date of 7/1/2020
  • Certify before 9/11/2020

As we receive further results from WIDA and MDE's OEAA, we will run the process again.


Early Childhood EOP 2020 Key Collection Dates

Early Childhood EOP 2020 Key Collection Dates:

Aug. 12 – Early Childhood EOP 2020 Mid-Collection Data Quality Analysis. If you wish to have your data reviewed, please submit your data by 11:59 p.m. EDT.

Aug. 26 – Early Childhood EOP 2020 MSDS Early Childhood Collection closes. Records must be certified by 11:59 p.m. EDT.


SRM Appeals Window

The 2019-20 SRM Collection is open now through Thursday, September 10 at 11:59 p.m. EDT.


Graduation Rate Appeals Window This is your final opportunity to review and correct the data used to calculate your graduation rate in advance of rate publications.

August Section 23a Claims:

  • Claims may be submitted in the 2019-20 SRM or 2020-21 SRM Collection (opening 9/28/2020).
  • Students who are age 20 as of 9/1/2020 must be submitted in the 2019-20 SRM.

 Non Auto Exited EL Proficient Guidelines:

    • Do not exit proficient students in grades 3-12
    • May manually exit in SRM for students in grades K-2
    • Use EL Exit date of 6/30/2020
    • Use SRM As Of date of 7/1/2020 through 8/31/2020
    • Certification date is by 9/11/2020