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This interchange defines transcript information for a course and student academic records for a given session. Course transcripts link to the student academic record for the session in which the course was taken.

Like all standard Ed-Fi interchanges, this schema references the Ed-Fi Core XSD and can be extended using the Ed-Fi Extensions Framework. See the Ed-Fi Data Standard: Developers' Guide for more information.

Use Cases

The Student Transcript Interchange can be used to:

  1. Exchange a student’s full or partial academic record.

  2. Exchange a transcript for a course or set of courses.

Model Details

The following figure shows a logical view of the Student Transcript Interchange schema:



The following table describes the primary entities of which the Student Transcript Interchange is composed. 

StudentAcademicRecordThis educational entity represents the cumulative record of academic achievement for a student.
CourseTranscriptThis entity is the final record of a student's performance in their courses at the end of a semester or school year.

Extended References

This interchange includes the following Extended References. 

Extended Reference NameDescription
CourseReferenceRequired. The course recorded in the course transcript entry.
EducationOrganizationReferenceRequired. The educational organization associated with the record.
GradingPeriodReferenceOptional. The grading period to which the record applies.
ReportCardReferenceOptional. Report cards associated with the student.
SchoolReferenceOptional. The School that provided the reported instruction.
StudentReferenceRequired. Identifies the student who is associated with the academic record.

Descriptor Dependencies

This interchange references the following Ed-Fi Descriptors, thus requiring them to have been defined using the Descriptors interchange prior to this interchange. For more information on the Ed-Fi Descriptor Pattern, see the Ed-Fi Data Standard - Developers' Guide.

Descriptor NameDescription
AchievementCategoryDescriptorOptional. The category of achievement attributed to the learner.
GradeLevelDescriptorOptional. Student's grade level at time of course.
TermDescriptorRequired. The term for the session during the school year.

The following link is a ZIP archive containing the XSD for the Student Transcript Interchange v2.0 along with the Ed-Fi Core XSD and a Sample XML Data File:

A ZIP archive containing all v2.0 Ed-Fi Standard Interchange Schema can be found in the Download Directory.


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