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File Structure: CBEDS-OPUS Type B Records 2008

File structure for California Basic Educational Data System (CBEDS)-Online Public Update for Schools (OPUS) data about schools and districts for 2008–09.

File Name: cbedsopus08b.txt

Data included in this file are estimated number of teacher hires, high school graduation requirements, student interdistrict transfers, educational options, technology, and educational calendar.

Field Name

Data Type

Maximum Width

Description

CdsCode

Character

14

14-digit county/district/school (CDS) code. For districts and county offices, the last seven-digits will be zeros.

Description

Character

50

Row description (data element).

Level

Character

1

Level of data. Field is coded as follows:

  • D = District
  • S = School

Section

Character

1

Section identification. Corresponds to the sections on the County/District Information Form (CDIF) and School Information From (SIF). Field is coded as follows:

When Level = D

  • C = Estimated Teacher Hires
  • D = High School Graduation Requirements
  • E = Student Interdistrict Transfer

When Level = S

  • D = Education Options
  • E = Technology
  • F = Educational Calendar

RowNumber

Character

3

Row number. Corresponds to row numbers on the CDIF and SIF.

Value

Character

50

Contains the value of the field.

Year

Character

4

Specifies the year of data (2008–09).

Contacts for Technical Questions
  • Using Downloadable Files
    Data Reporting Office | dro@cde.ca.gov | 916-327-0219

  • Data Content
    CALPADS/CBEDS/CDS Operations Office | cbeds@cde.ca.gov | 916-324-6738
Questions: Data Reporting Office | dro@cde.ca.gov | 916-327-0219 
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
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