California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS)A longitudinal data system used to maintain individual-level data including student demographics, course data, discipline, assessments, staff assignments, and other data for state and federal reporting.
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2015–16 CALPADS Certification Report
- CALPADS Release Update v1.1.94 (XLS; Dated 23-Aug-2016)
- CALPADS Known Issues v1.4.18 (XLS; Dated 18-Aug-2016)
- CALPADS Update FLASH #120 | DOC | PDF (Dated 09-Aug-2016)
Topics include: Chronic absenteeism data collection; new STAS file; calculating days attended/absent; cert. reqs.
- CALPADS Update FLASH #119 | DOC | PDF (Dated 29-Jul-2016)
Topics include: Reporting disciplinary removals to an interim alternative setting; direct cert. counts; CTE reports.
- CALPADS Update FLASH #118 | DOC | PDF (Dated 07-Jul-2016)
Topics include: July 9 system maintenance; corrections to Flash #117.
- CALPADS Update FLASH #117 | DOC | PDF (Updated 07-Jul-2016)
Topics include: End-of-year submission window reminder and tips; Title I Part A status; "view only" feature update.
The CALPADS Updates (Flash memos) are located in CALPADS Communications.
Useful Information and Links
CALPADS Information Meeting – April 19, 2016
YouTube video. Additionally, the CIM PowerPoint Slides – April 19, 2016 are available on the California School Information Services (CSIS) Web site.
CALPADS Course Codes (formerly CBEDS Course Codes)
Are you looking for CALPADS course codes? Refer to the CALPADS Code Sets document, which is located within the CALPADS System Documentation under the "CALPADS File Specifications" heading. The document is provided in Microsoft Excel format.
CALPADS AYP Reports: Guidance Documents
The CDE has produced guidance documents to help LEAs navigate through the CALPADS AYP reports and assist LEAs in identifying whether corrections are needed to their CALPADS data. These guidance documents are now posted on the CDE Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Web page under the heading entitled “CALPADS AYP Reports: Instructions and Guidance.”
CALPADS includes statewide assessment data, enrollment data, teacher assignment data, and other elements required to meet federal NCLB reporting requirements.
This Web page provides information on the Education Codes and their requirements within CALPADS.
CALPADS Statewide Student Identifier (SSID)
An SSID is a unique, non-personally identifiable student identifier that all K–12 public school students are required to have.
Local Educational Agencies (LEA) Funding
Ongoing funding ($0.25 per enrolled student) is available for eligible LEAs to support maintenance of Statewide Student Identifiers (SSIDs).