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Behavior Overview

Are incidents decreasing week over week?

This metric displays the number of discipline incidents entered into the SIS, totaled on a week-by-week basis.  Multiple years are displayed so that they can be compared against one another.  

TypeColumn Label / Definition
Dimension

Week

(METADATA) - The number of the instructional week in the calendar of the district or school (1,2,3…). Typically values 1 through 36 or 40 and set to 0 for days that are not included in a defined instructional week.

Dimension

Year

The school year for the related school. 1999-2000, 2000-2001, 2001-2002, etc. Note that dates outside the defined school year are set to School Year of 0.

Measure

# Incidents

The number of discipline incidents entered into the system.

What is the change in incidents by year?

This metric displays the number of discipline incidents entered into the SIS, totaled on an annual basis.  This information is organized by incident group.  Individual incident types can be filtered by utilizing the Incident Type filter under Filter Data.  All incidents are included, even if the student is no longer enrolled, allowing for a quick year-by-year comparison of the frequency of specific violations.

TypeColumn Label / Definition
Dimension

Type

The primary type of incident that triggered the disciplinary response.  Values such as disruption of class, fighting, gross insubordination, etc.

Dimension

Year

The school year for the related school. 1999-2000, 2000-2001, 2001-2002, etc. Note that dates outside the defined school year are set to School Year of 0.

Measure

# Incidents

The number of discipline incidents entered into the system.

What is the change in action usage by year?

This metric displays the number of actions entered into the SIS totaled on an annual basis.  All actions are included, even if the student is no longer enrolled, allowing for a quick year-by-year comparison of the frequency of use of specific action types.

TypeColumn Label / Definition
Dimension

Action

The type of action assigned in response to the incident: Time out - 1 hour or less, PEAK - In-school suspension, Out-of-school suspension, Hearing, etc.

Dimension

Year

The school year for the related school. 1999-2000, 2000-2001, 2001-2002, etc. Note that dates outside the defined school year are set to School Year of 0.

Measure

# Incidents

The number of discipline incidents entered into the system.

How is our use of actions changing week over week?

This metric displays the number of actions entered into the SIS totaled on a week-by-week basis.  The stacked bar will break out the different action types in the system.  This allows for patterns of action used over the course of the school year to be more easily identified.

TypeColumn Label / Definition
Dimension

Week

(METADATA) - The number of the instructional week in the calendar of the district or school (1,2,3…). Typically values 1 through 36 or 40 and set to 0 for days that are not included in a defined instructional week.

Dimension

Action

Measure

# Incidents

The number of discipline incidents entered into the system.

When are incidents occurring?

This metric only populates with data if your school district uses Incident Management in PowerSchool SIS to track behavior data. 

TypeColumn Label / Definition
Dimension

Action

The type of action assigned in response to the incident: Time out - 1 hour or less, PEAK - In-school suspension, Out-of-school suspension, Hearing, etc.

Dimension

Incident Group

The incident group values according to the local district grouping rules.  This requires that the detailed incident codes are mapped into district groups in the SMS or in the DISCIPLINE_OFFENSE_GROUPS domain.

Dimension

Time


Dimension

Type

The primary type of incident that triggered the disciplinary response.  Values such as disruption of class, fighting, gross insubordination, etc.

Measure

# Students

The count of students (not unique)

How many students are having repeated incidents in the @@VARIABLE(CYTD) School Year?

This metric allows for quick identification of students with multiple discipline incidents entered into the SIS this year.  Students are only included if they have at least two incidents.

TypeColumn Label / Definition
Dimension

Frequency

The number of discipline incidents recorded for a student.

Measure

# Students


What types of incidents are occurring at each building location?

This metric shows how many discipline incidents occurred in different locations.  The information is organized by incident group.  Individual incident types can be filtered by utilizing the Incident Type filter under Filter Data.

TypeColumn Label / Definition
Dimension

Location

(METADATA) - Location where the incident provoking the disciplinary response occurred: Classroom, Playground, Hall, Bus, etc.  Note that if a location is not entered it is included as Other.

Dimension

Incident Group

The incident group values according to the local district grouping rules.  This requires that the detailed incident codes are mapped into district groups in the SMS or in the DISCIPLINE_OFFENSE_GROUPS domain.

Measure

# Incidents

The number of discipline incidents entered into the system.

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