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Snapshot collection windows and certification deadlines for the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) submission cycle.

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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2016–17 CALPADS Certification Report


CALPADS Calendar for 2016–17

CALPADS Snapshot Collection Windows and Certification Deadlines

CALPADS Submission Census Day Primary Data Submitted Official Submission Window Certification Deadline Amendment Window
EOY* 1 N/A Course completion for grades 7–12

CTE participants, concentrators, completers
May 15, 2017 to
July 31, 2017
July 31, 2017 August 1, 2017 to
August 11, 2017
EOY 2 N/A

Program Eligibility/Participation

Homeless Students

May 15, 2017 to
July 31, 2017
July 31, 2017 August 1, 2017 to
August 11, 2017
EOY 3 N/A

Student Discipline

Student Absence Summary

May 15, 2017 to
July 31, 2017
July 31, 2017 August 1, 2017 to
August 11, 2017

*EOY: End of Year

One-page, printable version of the FY2016–17 CALPADS Operational Calendar (PDF)

2016–17 CALPADS Fall 1 Date Ranges
2016–17 Open Enrollments as of 10/05/2016
2015–16 Graduates and Dropouts

Reporting Date Ranges:

Graduates: 08/16/15 – 08/15/16
Dropouts:   08/16/15 – 08/15/16
Lost Transfers: Exits between 08/16/15 and 05/14/16, and no subsequent enrollment up to 10/05/16
No Show Dropouts: Exits between 5/15/2015 and 08/15/2015, and no subsequent enrollment up to 10/05/16


Accountability Data Pulls

The following data will be extracted from the CALPADS Operational Data Store (ODS) on the dates listed below to be used for accountability purposes:

  • Enrollment/Exit
  • Student Demographic
  • Program Participation/Eligibility
2016–17 Accountability Cycle
Data Extraction Date Data are Extracted for this Year Data will be Used for this Purpose Data will be Used for this Accountability Measure Release Date
January 27, 2017 2016–17 CELDT Data Review Module 2016–17 Embargoed preliminary Title III Accountability reports Ends March 24, 2017
April 17, 2017 2016–17 English Learner Progress Indicator Calculation 2016–17 preliminary Title III Accountability reports June 2017
August 29, 2017 2016–17 CELDT Initial Assessment Release N/A Fall 2017

CALPADS Calendar for 2017–18

CALPADS Snapshot Collection Windows and Certification Deadlines

CALPADS Submission Census Day Primary Data Submitted Official Submission Window Certification Deadline Amendment Window
Fall 1 October 4, 2017

2017–18 Enrollment Counts

2016–17 Grads and Drops

English Language Acquisition Status

Immigrant Counts

Free/Reduced Price Meal Eligibility
October 4, 2017 to December 15, 2017 December 15, 2017 December 16, 2017 to January 26, 2018
Fall 2 October 4, 2017 Student Course Enrollments

Staff Assignments and FTE

English Learner Education Services
December 20, 2017 to February 23, 2018 February 23, 2018 February 24, 2018 to March 23, 2018
EOY* 1 N/A Course completion for grades 7–12

CTE participants, concentrators, completers
May 14, 2018 to
July 31, 2018
July 31, 2018 August 1, 2018 to
TBD
EOY 2 N/A

Program Eligibility/Participation

Homeless Students

May 14, 2018 to
July 31, 2018
July 31, 2018 August 1, 2018 to
TBD
EOY 3 N/A

Student Discipline

Student Absence Summary

May 14, 2018 to
July 31, 2018
July 31, 2018 August 1, 2018 to
TBD

*EOY: End of Year

One-page, printable version of the FY2017–18 CALPADS Operational Calendar: Coming Soon

2017–18 CALPADS Fall 1 Date Ranges
2017–18 Open Enrollments as of 10/05/2016
2016–17 Graduates and Dropouts

Reporting Date Ranges:

Graduates: 08/16/2016 – 08/15/2017
Dropouts:   08/16/2016 – 08/15/2017
Lost Transfers: Exits between 08/16/2016 and 05/14/2017, and no subsequent enrollment up to 10/05/2017
No Show Dropouts: Exits between 5/15/2016 and 08/15/2016, and no subsequent enrollment up to 10/05/2017


Additional dates to note:

Year Service Desk Holidays CALPADS Information Meeting (CIM)
2017
January 2, 16; February 13, 17 (half day: closed from 11:30am to end of day), Feb 20; April 14; May 29; July 4;
September 4; November 10, 23, 24; December 22, 25, 29
Spring CIM: April 18, 2017
Fall CIM: October 17, 2017
Questions:   CALPADS/CBEDS/CDS Operations Office | calpads@cde.ca.gov | 916-324-6738
Last Reviewed: Thursday, June 22, 2017
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