Disclaimer About the Data
Data disclaimer for the following data sources: California Basic Educational Data System (CBEDS), Language Census, Free or Reduced Price Meals/CalWORKs.
When using these data, keep in mind the following factors:
- Be aware that these data are collected at different times
of the year and represent counts of students at that point
in time. Elements from one source cannot be combined with
elements from any of the other sources to make assumptions
regarding individual students.
- School enrollment (CALPADS Fall 1) counts are collected on "Information
Day" in early October and represent students enrolled
in school on that day.
- CALPADS Spring (English learner) counts are collected
in early spring when there are more migrant students enrolled
in schools. As a result, students included in this collection
may not have been included in the schools fall enrollment counts.
- Be careful when comparing race and language data. For example,
if you have one Hispanic student at a school and one student
whose primary language is Spanish, do not assume these are the