Local Education Agencies (LEAs – Texas school districts and charter schools) must use Unique ID numbers to load student and staff information to the Texas Student Data System (TSDS) Education Data Warehouse (EDW). Each student and staff member will have a single unique identifier for his or her entire career within the Texas educational system (from early education programs through the twelfth grade). Individuals will retain the same unique identifier even if they leave the Texas education system and return years later or transition from being a student to a staff member. All student and staff additions and changes will be made through Unique ID.
Enrollment Tracking (ET) Events replaced PET submissions, and ET Events are now submitted within the UID application of the TSDS portal.