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This page contains communications related to the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) including system updates, correspondence, and newsletters.

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Communications from prior academic years are located in the CALPADS Communications Archive.


The CALPADS Update FLASHES listed below include abbreviated descriptions of the contents of each FLASH memo, with the most recent listed on top. Earlier Flashes can be found in the CALPADS Communications Archive.

2024–2025 Academic Year

2023–2024 Academic Year

To view earlier communications, see the CALPADS Communications Archive.

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Letters to Superintendents

2023–24 Academic Year

To view earlier communications, see the CALPADS Communications Archive.

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Other Correspondence

CAASPP and ELPAC: Troubleshooting Student Data Discrepancies (Dated 09-Dec-2022)

Charter School Communications

CALPADS and CBEDS Charter School Data Reporting Policy and Status Change Window (Dated 24-May-2024)
Letter sent to to Charter School Administrators and Charter School Authorizers.

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Earlier CALPADS communications are located in the CALPADS Communications Archive.

Questions:   CALPADS Office | | 916-324-6738
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Last Reviewed: Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Recently Posted in School Performance
  • CALPADS Update Flash #283 (added 02-Jul-2024)
    2024-25 Fall Submission Deadlines; CALPADS Regional Update Meetings.
  • CALPADS Flash #279 (added 01-Jul-2024)
    Assessing Students for English Language Aquisition Status and Students with a Primary Language of American Sign Language versus Other Languages.
  • CALPADS Update Flash #280 (added 01-Jul-2024)
    Information on SENR0654E3 and a reminder to use the new Grade Level Code, TK - Transitional Kindergarten for TK students.
  • CALPADS Update Flash #281 (added 01-Jul-2024)
    District of Choice and Data Reporting and CALPADS Reporting Requirements.
  • CALPADS Update Flash #282 (added 01-Jul-2024)
    Summer Electronic Benefit Transfer (S-EBT) Program Update.

  • CALPADS Update Flash #275 (added 27-Jun-2024)
    2023 Dashboard Technical Guide and Clarifications for Use of CALPADS Data in the College/Career Indicator.
  • CALPADS Update Flash #276 (added 27-Jun-2024)
    Enrollment Information for Students with Disabilities Being Initially Evaluated for Special Education Services.
  • CALPADS Update Flash #277 (added 27-Jun-2024)
    Reclassifying and Reporting Reclassified Fluent English Proficient (RFEP) Students During the Summer When Students are not Enrolled.
  • CALPADS Update Flash #278 (added 27-Jun-2024)
    Purging of Former Foster Youth Report, Preparing for Direct Certification Counts During July and August, and End-of-Year Submission Reminders.
  • CALPADS Update Flash #273 (added 19-Jun-2024)
    2023-24 End-of-Year (EOY) Submission Deadlines.