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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 list below include abbreviated descriptions of the contents of each FLASH memo.
Listed with the most recent on top. Earlier Flashes can be found in the CALPADS Communications Archive.

2023–2024 Academic Year

2022–2023 Academic Year

To view earlier communications, see the CALPADS Communications Archive.

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Letters to Superintendents

2023–24 Academic Year

2022–23 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 26-Jul-2022)
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/CBEDS/CDS Operations Office | | 916-324-6738
Service and Support: CALPADS-CSIS Service Desk | | 916-325-9210
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Recently Posted in School Performance
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #260 (added 19-Sep-2023)
    Topics include: 2023-24 School Year Rollover.
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #259 (added 12-Sep-2023)
    Topics include: 2023-24 Fall 1 and 2 Submission Deadlines; 2023-24 and Future End-of-Year Submission Deadlines; Proposed End-of-Year Deadlines.
  • New California School Dashboard Deadlines (added 06-Sep-2023)
    Letter sent to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and Special Education Local Plan Area Directors.
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #258 (added 26-Jul-2023)
    End-of-Year Submission Deadline is July 28; Revision Processing Modification; New Homeless Student Report on DataQuest.
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #257 (added 26-Jul-2023)
    Transitional Kindergarten Updates; Transitional Kindergarten Students in 2023-24.