Commonly Terms Used in PEIMS
TEA: Texas Education Agency
TSDS: Texas Student Data System- Statewide system used in data collection, management, and
reporting, used for individual student lookup
PEIMS: Public Education Information Management System- Collection of data from public and charter
school for TEA, used to determine funding as provided by the state
TEDS: Texas Education Data Standards- Outlines and defines the data requirements for PEIMS
UID: Unique ID- 10 digit ID number used for TSDS issued by TEA for every student and staff member
of a public or charter school, also known as TSDS number, testing ID
TREx: Texas Records Exchange System- Online system used for Texas public and charter schools used
to request and receive student records and send transcripts
First day that student is physically present during official attendance period.
A student enrolled in grades 07-12 during the previous school that withdrew either during the previous year or failed to enroll in the succeeding year.
Student enrolled at the end of the previous year that did not return and was expected to enroll in the current year.
A student for whom PEIMS leaver records are received when none are expected because the student was not enrolled during the previous school year or the student is not enrolled in grades 07-12.
An error related to a student’s name, date of birth, gender, ID, or ethnicity based on previously reported data.
The Public Education Information Management System is the vehicle by which Texas public schools report data in the areas of the organization, students, staff, and financial to the Texas Education Agency.
PEIMS Snapshot Date
a date, established by the Texas Education Agency, on which student, employee, financial, and organizational data submitted via the PEIMS Fall submission is based upon.
Student enrolled in grade 07-12 during the previous school year that has not been accounted for through the submission of PEIMS enrollment records (for returning students) or PEIMS leaver records (for graduates, dropouts, and other leavers).