Language Census data are sourced from the following data collections.
|English learners (ELs) by language and grade||California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) Spring 1|
|Fluent English-proficient (FEP) students by language and grade||CALPADS Spring 1|
|ELs reclassified to FEP||CALPADS Spring 1|
|EL instructional settings and services||CALPADS Fall 2|
|EL teachers||CALPADS Fall 2|
|Parental exception waivers from English language classrooms||California Basic Educational Data System (CBEDS)|
Since data are sourced from three different data collections, please refer to the reporting calendar for each data collection. The CALPADS Calendar is available from the CALPADS Web page. Important dates for CBEDS-ORA are listed on the CBEDS Web page, or you may view the entire schedule from the CBEDS manual.
- CALPADS System Documentation
Guidelines, manuals, and file specifications for submitting English learner data through CALPADS.
Forms, instructions, and other instructional materials for submitting parental exception waivers and counts of bilingual paraprofessionals through CBEDS.
- Prior Years Language Census Forms and Materials
- 2011–12 Policy for Submitting Changes to Certified Data (Coming Soon)
Prior to the 2011–12 school year, local educational agencies were able to submit notifications of inaccurate certified data to the California Department of Education. For a listing of notifications, please visit the Notifications of Inaccuracies in Certified Data Web page.
Other Resources related to English Learners
- DataQuest – Get reports on English learners.
- Program information for English learners
- Ethnologue - Languages of the World
- National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition (NCELA)