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Downloadable Data Files

Data files from a variety of California Department of Education data collections are available to educators, researchers, and the public. Data files can be used to compare educational data with other data sets.

The "Link to Download Page" link will direct you to a Web page where the data file can be downloaded, along with information on the file layout of the downloadable file.

School Listing

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Public Schools and Districts

School code, district type, school type, grade span, county name, district name, school name, mailing and street addresses, legislative data pertaining to school, geocoding data, and other data for California public and charter schools.

Current

Private Schools

Addresses, phone numbers, school administrators, grade span, programs offered, and enrollment by grade for California's private schools.

1999 to Current

School Performance

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Academic Performance Index (API)

State accountability system includes Base API and Growth API school performance data.

1999 to Current

Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP)

Accountability system mandated by federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.

2002 to Current

Program Improvement (PI)

Title I Program Improvement status based on Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP).

2004 to Current

Statewide Student Assessments

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California English Language Development Test (CELDT)

Students in kindergarten through grade twelve whose home language is not English are required by law to take an English skills test. In California, the test is called the CELDT.

2001 to Current

California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE)

In California, all high school students must pass a test to earn a high school diploma. The test is called the CAHSEE.

2002 to Current

Physical Fitness Test (PFT)

The physical fitness test (PFT) for students in California schools is the FITNESSGRAM. The main goal of the test is to help students in starting life-long habits of regular physical activity.

1999 to Current

Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR)

Each spring, students in grades two through eleven take STAR tests. The STAR Program looks at how well schools and students are performing. Students take tests in math, reading, writing, science, and history.

1998 to Current

Demographics

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English Learners

English learners by grade and language.

1980 to Current

English Learner Staff Staff providing English language development, specially designed academic instruction in English (SDAIE), and primary language instruction and support to English learners. 1989 to Current
Fluent-English-Proficient (FEP) FEP students by grade and language. 1980 to Current

Graduates

High school graduate data by race/ethnicity and gender, including total graduates, and number of graduates meeting University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) entrance requirements.

1992 to Current

Graduates Meeting UC/CSU Entrance Requirements High school graduates meeting University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) entrance requirements by race/ethnicity. 1984 to Current

School Enrollment

School enrollments by race/ethnicity, gender, and grade.

1993 to Current

School Staff Demographics

School staff by race/ethnicity, gender, education level, and years of service for teachers, administrators, and pupil services.

1997 to Current

Staff Assignment and Course Data School staff and course assignments for teaching, administrative, and pupil services staff, including course enrollment, grade level, highly qualified status, and time base. 1997 to Current

Student Dropouts

Grade seven through twelve dropouts by race/ethnicity and gender.

1991 to Current

Others

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Dataquest The Dataquest Web site provides reports for accountability, test data, enrollment, graduates, dropouts, course enrollments, staffing, and English learners. Dataquest can generate downloadable data files based on the user's report request. Varies by Subject Area

Student and School Data

Student and school demographics including education options enrollment, technology, educational calendar, estimated teacher hires, high school graduation requirements, and interdistrict transfers.

Varies by Subject Area

School Staff Data

School staff data including certificated staff, classified staff, and English learner staff.

Varies by Subject Area

Free and Reduced Meals Program

Number of students eligible for free or reduced price meal programs.

1988 to Current

Postsecondary Preparation

Standardized test results from the SAT, ACT, and AP tests which measure high school students' achievement. standardized test results from the SAT, ACT, and AP tests which measure high school students' achievement.

1998 to Current

School Financial Data

Revenue and Expenditure Report, and Charter School Alternative Form Data.

2003 to Current

 

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