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CALPADS Frequently Asked Questions

The California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) is the foundation of California's K–12 education data system that allows for tracking a student's academic performance over time. This page is part of the California Department of Education's (CDE) CALPADS Web Portal.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to frequently asked questions regarding the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS), Statewide Student Identifiers (SSIDs), California School Information Services (CSIS), Race & Ethnicity, and the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) may be found on the following Web pages:


Notifications of Inaccuracies in Certified Data
Prior to the 2011–12 school year, local educational agencies were able to submit notifications of inaccurate certified data to the CDE. This Web page provides access to lists (sorted by school year, and through the 2010–11 school year) of the schools and districts that submitted notifications.

Questions for the CDE related to CALPADS may be directed to
Questions for CSIS may be directed to

Questions:   CALPADS/CBEDS/CDS Operations Office | | 916-324-6738
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