While all special education levels have increased since SY13-14, the overall increase has been driven by additional Level 1 and Level 3 students, at 37% and 56.7%, respectively. Level 4 students have grown by 27.6% since SY13-14. The number of students identified as with special education need levels 1, 2, and 4 all decreased in SY21-22 compared to the year before.
Change in Public School Special Education Enrollment by Level of Need, SY13-14 to SY21-22
Source: OSSE Audited Enrollment, SY13-14 to SY21-22