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OPUS-CDS Application and Resources

Access to the Online Public Update for Schools (OPUS) - County-District-School (CDS) Web application, as well as resources to assist authorized local educational agency (LEA) CDS coordinators in using the application.

OPUS-CDS Web Application

OPUS-CDS Web Application
The Online Public Update for Schools (OPUS) - County-District-School (CDS) Web Application (known as the OPUS-CDS Application) is used by authorized LEA CDS coordinators to notify the CDE of updates to information contained in the California School Directory. These updates may include changes in things such as contact information, personnel, agency name, school type, grade span, etc. A user name and password is required to access this Web application.

NOTE: Not all school and/or LEA information can be updated using the OPUS-CDS application. Users should refer to the Instructions for Submitting CDS Changes (also listed in the Resources below) for details regarding which updates can be made using the OPUS-CDS application and which changes are not managed through the OPUS-CDS application (but are managed via submittal of specified CDS forms).

Resources

Instructions for Submitting CDS Changes
This Web page contains instructions that specify which updates can be made using the OPUS-CDS application for schools, charters, district/county offices, and CDS coordinators.

OPUS-CDS Frequently Asked Questions
This Web page contains answers to commonly asked questions related to the CDS administration and the usage of the OPUS-CDS Web application to submit changes.

Schools and Districts
This Web page contains information about the CDS administration, as well as resources that allow users to look up or add/update information about schools, school districts, and administrative personnel.

California School Directory
This directory contains information about all California public schools, private schools, nonpublic nonsectarian schools, school districts, and county offices of education.

Questions:   CDS Administration | cdsadmin@cde.ca.gov |916-327-4014
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