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CALPADS User Manual
- CALPADS User Manual v6.3 (DOC; 35MB; Dated 23-Mar-2015)
This document contains detailed instructions on how to use CALPADS.
CALPADS Assessment User Manual
- CALPADS Assessment User Manual v1.0 (DOC; 29MB) | PDF (8MB) (Dated 04-Feb-2013)
This document is an extension of the User Manual. It includes information relevant only to assessment functionality.
CALPADS File Specifications (CFS)
- CALPADS Code Sets v6.0.1 (XLS) Dated July 28, 2014
This document contains the current code values referenced in the file specifications for the coded value data elements.
- CALPADS File Specifications v6.0.1 (DOC) Dated July 28, 2014
This document includes overviews of the file formats, data submission windows, and document conventions.
- CALPADS File Specifications (Forms) v6.0.1 (XLS) Dated July 28, 2014
This document contains the file formats for CALPADS.
- CALPADS Extract Specifications v6.0.1 (DOC) Dated July 28, 2014
This document serves to assist LEAs in understanding the extract specifications for CALPADS.
- CALPADS Valid Code Combinations v6.0.1 (XLS) Dated July 28, 2014
This document lists codes that can only be used in specific combinations in CALPADS.
Effective May 4, 2015:
- CALPADS Code Sets v6.1 (XLS) Effective May 4, 2015
- CALPADS File Specifications v6.1 (DOC) Effective May 4, 2015
- CALPADS File Specifications (Forms) v6.1 (XLS) Effective May 4, 2015
- CALPADS Extract Specifications v6.1 (DOC) Effective May 4, 2015
- CALPADS Valid Code Combinations v6.1 (XLS) Effective May 4, 2015
CALPADS Error List
- CALPADS Error List v6.8 (XLS; Dated 23-Mar-2015)
This document contains descriptions for each error generated when submitting data to CALPADS.
CALPADS SSID and Enrollment Procedures
- CALPADS SSID and Enrollment Procedures v6.0 (DOC) | PDF (Dated 28-Jan-2015)
This document contains general business rules relevant to Statewide Student Identifiers (SSIDs) and enrollment.
CALPADS Data Guide
- CALPADS Data Guide v6.1 (DOC; 2MB; Dated 15-Aug-2014)
This document provides guidance for LEAS regarding the collection and submission of data for CALPADS.
CBEDS Assignment/Course Code Mapping
- CBEDS Assignment/Course Code Mapping for CALPADS (2010)
This Web page contains a list of the CBEDS assignment/course codes that changed when codes were transitioned to CALPADS in 2009–2010. A table delineates the retired CBEDS codes that were replaced by new codes in CALPADS.
Career Technical Education (CTE) Course Code Mapping
- Retired Career Technical Education (CTE) Course Code Mapping (XLS; Dated 09-Jan-2014)
This document contains a list of retired CTE course codes, along with the new codes used in CALPADS.
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