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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
Fall 1 October 5, 2016

2016–17 Enrollment Counts

2015–16 Grads and Drops

English Language Acquisition Status

Immigrant Counts

Free/Reduced Price Meal Eligibility

October 5, 2016 to December 16, 2016**

December 16, 2016**

December 17, 2016 to January 27, 2017
Fall 2

October 5, 2016

Student Course Enrollments

Staff Assignments and FTE

English Learner Education Services

December 28, 2016 to
March 3, 2017
March 3, 2017 March 4, 2017 to
March 31, 2017
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
** LEAs must certify by December 16th at 5:00 p.m. in order to include the certified data in the 2016–17 P1 calculations.

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
2015–16 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 12, 2016 2015–16 CELDT Data Review Module 2015–16 Embargoed preliminary Title III Accountability reports March 4, 2016 Embargoed preview
April 1, 2016 2015–16 Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives calculations 2015–16 preliminary Title III Accountability reports June 2016
August 23, 2016 2015–16 CELDT Initial Assessment Release N/A Fall 2016

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 date TBD)
Questions:   CALPADS/CBEDS/CDS Operations Office | calpads@cde.ca.gov | 916-324-6738
Last Reviewed: Friday, March 17, 2017
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