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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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2014–15 CALPADS Certification Report

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The CALPADS Updates (Flash memos) are located in CALPADS Communications.

Useful Information and Links

CALPADS Information Meeting – April 21, 2015 External link opens in new window or tab.
The PowerPoint slides presented in the April 21, 2015 CALPADS Information Meeting (CIM) are available on the California School Information Services (CSIS) Web site via the link above.

CALPADS and CAASPP Integration – September 2014 (PPT; Dated 17-Sep-2014)
These PowerPoint slides accompany a Webcast presentation broadcast on September 17, 2014. This presentation discusses CALPADS data and how these data integrate with the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) Administration. Accessible Alternate Version (AAV) of the CALPADS and CAASPP Integration – September 2014 slides

CALPADS Background/History
CALPADS includes statewide assessment data, enrollment data, teacher assignment data, and other elements required to meet federal NCLB reporting requirements.

CALPADS Legislation
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).

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