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CALPADS System Documentation

The system documents on this page assist in using the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS).

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System Documentation

The system documents on this page assist in using the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS).

CALPADS File Specifications (CFS)

Effective for the 2023–24 Academic Year

CALPADS Error List

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    The CALPADS Error List contains descriptions for each error generated when submitting data to CALPADS, as well as suggested resolutions.

CALPADS Data Guide

CALPADS Statewide Student Identifier (SSID) and Enrollment Procedures

Retired Course Code Mapping

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Questions:   CALPADS/CBEDS/CDS Operations Office | calpads@cde.ca.gov | 916-324-6738
Service and Support: CALPADS-CSIS Service Desk | calpads-support@cde.ca.gov | 916-325-9210
Last Reviewed: Friday, May 24, 2024
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