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The DataQuest Update is intended to keep DataQuest users informed about upcoming data releases, new reports and downloadable data files, enhancements, and changes to DataQuest, and provide tips on how to use DataQuest.

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Issue 20 - May 2024

  • Release of the Annual Enrollment Data Reports on DataQuest
    • 2023–24 Annual Enrollment Reports
    • 2023–24 English Learner (EL) Reports
    • 2023–24 Long-Term English Learner (LTEL) and "Ever-EL" Reports
    • 2023–24 Free and Reduced-Price Meal Reports
    • 2023–24 Classified Staff Reports
    • 2024–25 Estimated Teacher Hire Reports
    • 2022–23 Transitional Kindergarten Program Participation Reports (Retired 2022–23)
  • How to Access DataQuest Reports
  • Census Day Enrollment Downloadable Data File (New)
  • Supporting Downloadable Data Files
    • 2023–24 Annual Enrollment Data Files
    • 2023–24 English Learner Data Files
    • 2023–24 CBEDS School/District Data Files
    • Additional Data Files
  • Upcoming Data Releases

Issue 19 - February 2024

  • New Special Education Enrollment by Program Setting Report on DataQuest
    • Special Education Program Setting Definitions
  • Release of New and Updated Data Reports on DataQuest
    • 2022–23 Special Education Enrollment by Program Setting (NEW)
    • Other reports
  • How to Access Data
  • Supporting Downloadable Data Files
  • Upcoming Data Releases

Issue 18 - December 2023

  • Release of 2023 California School Dashboard
  • Release of New Data Reports on DataQuest
  • Release of New and Updated Data Reports on DataQuest
    • 2022–23 Four-Year Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate (ACGR) and Outcome Reports
    • 2022–23 Five-Year Cohort Graduation Rates and Outcome Reports
    • 2022–23 Suspension Data Reports
    • 2022–23 Expulsion Data Reports
    • 2022–23 Stability Reports
    • 2022–23 Homeless Student Enrollment by Dwelling Type
  • How to Access DataQuest Reports
  • Supporting Downloadable Data Files
    • 2022–23 Cumulative Enrollment Data File
    • 2022–23 Restraint and Seclusion Data File
  • Upcoming Data Releases
  • DataQuest Listserv Information

Issue 17 - November 2023

  • New Homeless Student Enrollment by Dwelling Type Report on DataQuest
    • Dwelling Type Definitions
  • Release of New and Updated Data Reports on DataQuest
    • 2019–20 through 2021–22 Homeless Student Enrollment by Dwelling Type (NEW)
    • 2022–23 Absenteeism Reports
    • Other Reports
  • How to Access Data
  • Supporting Downloadable Data Files
  • Upcoming Data Releases

Issue 16 - July 2023

  • Release of New Data Reports on DataQuest
    • 2021–22 Teaching Assignment Monitoring Outcomes
    • 2020–21 College-Going Rate Reports
    • 2022–23 Long-Term English Learner (LTEL) and “Ever-EL” Reports
    • 2021–22 California Healthy Kids Survey
    • 2021–22 California School Staff Survey
  • Supporting Downloadable Data Files
  • Upcoming Data Releases

Issue 15 - April 2023

  • Release of New Data Reports on DataQuest
    • 2022–23 Annual Enrollment Reports
    • 2022–23 English Learner (EL) Reports
    • 2022–23 Free and Reduced-Price Meal Reports
    • 2022–23 Classified Staff Reports
    • 2023–24 Estimated Teacher Hires Reports
    • 2021–22 Transitional Kindergarten Reports
    • 2021–22 Stability Rate Reports
  • Supporting Downloadable Data Files
    • Census Day Primary & Short-Term Enrollment by School
    • Student Poverty FRPM Data
    • English Learners by Grade & Language
    • FEP Students by Grade & Language
    • Classified Staff by Race/Ethnicity & Gender
    • CBEDS Data about Schools & Districts
    • Transitional Kindergarten Data
    • Stability Rate Data
  • Additional Downloadable Data Files
    • CALPADS UPC Source File (K–12)
    • CALPADS UPC Source File (Grades 9–12)
  • Upcoming Data Releases

Issue 14 - December 2022

  • Release of 2022 California School Dashboard
  • Release of New Data Reports on DataQuest
    • 2021–22 Four-Year Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate (ACGR) and Outcome Reports
    • 2021–22 Five-Year Cohort Graduation Rates and Outcome Reports
    • 2021–22 Suspension Data Reports
    • 2021–22 Chronic Absenteeism Reports
    • 2021–22 Expulsion Data Reports
    • 2021–22 Absenteeism by Reason Reports
    • 2017–18, 2018–19, and 2019–20 College-Going Rate Reports
    • 2021–22 Long-Term English Learner and Ever-EL Reports
  • Supporting Downloadable Data Files
    • 2021–22 Cumulative Enrollment Data File
    • 2021–22 Restraint and Seclusion Data File
  • Upcoming Data Releases
  • DataQuest Listserv Information

Issue 13 - July 2022

  • New Teaching Assignment Monitoring Outcome (AMO) by Full-Time Equivalency (FTE) Report on DataQuest
    • Background and Overview
    • Teaching AMO and FTE Data
    • Important Information About the Teaching AMO Reports
  • Release of New Data Reports on DataQuest
    • 2020–21 Teaching AMO by FTE Report
  • Supporting Downloadable Data Files
    • 2020–21 Teaching AMO by FTE Downloadable Data File
  • Upcoming Data Releases

Issue 12 - April 2022

  • Release of New Data Reports on DataQuest
    • 2021–22 Annual Enrollment Reports
    • 2021–22 English Learner (EL) Reports
    • 2021–22 Free and Reduced-Price Meal Reports
    • 2021–22 Classified Staff Reports
    • 2022–23 Estimated Teacher Hires Reports
    • 2020–21 Transitional Kindergarten Reports
  • Supporting Downloadable Data Files
    • Census Day Primary & Short-Term Enrollment by School
    • Student Poverty FRPM Data
    • English Learners by Grade & Language
    • FEP Students by Grade & Language
    • Classified Staff by Race/Ethnicity & Gender
    • CBEDS Data about Schools & Districts
    • Transitional Kindergarten Data
  • Additional Downloadable Data Files
    • CALPADS UPC Source File (K–12)
    • CALPADS UPC Source File (Grades 9–12)
  • Upcoming Data Releases

Issue 11 - January 2022

  • Release of New Data Reports on DataQuest
    • 2020–21 Four-Year Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate (ACGR) and Outcome Reports
    • 2020–21 Five-Year Cohort Graduation Rates and Outcome Reports
    • 2020–21 Suspension Reports
    • 2020–21 Chronic Absenteeism Reports
    • 2020–21 Dashboard Graduation Rate Additional Report
    • 2020–21 Dashboard College/Career Indicator Additional Report
    • 2020–21 Expulsion Reports
    • 2020–21 Absenteeism by Reason Reports
    • 2020–21 Stability Reports
    • 2020–21 Survey Reports
  • Supporting Downloadable Data Files
    • 2020–21 Graduation Data Files
    • 2020–21 Discipline Data Files
    • 2020–21 Absenteeism Data Files
    • 2020–21 Stability Rate Data Files
  • Additional Downloadable Data Files
    • 2020–21 Cumulative Enrollment Data
    • 2020–21 Restraint and Seclusion Data
  • Release of the 2021 California School Dashboard
  • Upcoming Data Releases

Issue 10 - October 2021

  • Release of New Data Reports on DataQuest
    • 2017–18 through 2019–20 Stability Rate (NEW)
    • 2020–21 Classified Staff
    • 2021–22 Estimated Teacher Hires
  • Supporting Downloadable Data Files
    • 2017–18 through 2019–20 Stability Rate Downloadable Data Files
    • 2020–21 Classified Staff by Race/Ethnicity & Gender
    • 2021–22 California Basic Educational Data System (CBEDS) Data about Schools & Districts
  • New Stability Rate Report on DataQuest
  • New Homeless Children and Youth Data Webpage
  • Upcoming Data Releases

Issue 9 - May 2021

  • Release of New Data Reports on DataQuest
    • 2020–21 Annual Enrollment Reports
    • 2020–21 English Learner (EL) Reports
    • 2020–21 Free and Reduced-Price Meal Reports
  • Supporting Downloadable Data Files
    • 2020–21 Census Day Primary & Short-Term Enrollment by School
    • 2020–21 Student Poverty FRPM Data
    • 2020–21 English Learners by Grade & Language
    • 2020–21 FEP Students by Grade & Language
    • 2020–21 English Learner Reclassification Data
  • Additional Downloadable Data Files
    • 2020–21 CALPADS UPC Source File (K–12)
    • 2020–21 CALPADS UPC Source File (Grades 9–12)
  • Data & Statistics Webpage Redesign
  • Upcoming Data Releases

Issue 8 - February 2021

  • Release of New Data Reports on DataQuest
    • 2019–20 For-Year Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate (ACGR) and Outcome Reports
    • 2019–20 Five-Year Cohort Graduation Rates and Outcome Reports
    • 2019–20 Suspension Reports
    • 2019–20 Graduation Rate Additional Report
    • 2019–20 College/Career Indicator Data
    • 2019–20 Expulsion Reports
    • 2019–20 Survey Reports
  • Supporting Downloadable Data Files
    • 2019–20 Discipline Data Files
    • 2019–20 Graduation Data Files
  • Additional Downloadable Data Files
    • 2019–20 Cumulative Enrollment Data
    • 2019–20 Restraint and Seclusion Data
    • 2019–20 Foster Youth Smarter Balanced Test Results Data
    • 2019–20 Foster Youth Enrollment by School Type
  • Update on the 2019–20 Absenteeism Data
  • Upcoming Data Releases

Issue 7 - November 2020

  • Release of New Data Reports on DataQuest
    • Absenteeism by Reason
  • Supporting Downloadable Data Files
  • Upcoming Data Releases
  • Additional Downloadable Data Files
  • DataQuest Tips

Issue 6 - August 2020

  • Release of New Data Reports on DataQuest
    • 2018–19 Postsecondary Preparation Reports (SAT, ACT, AP)
    • 2019–2020 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Reports
    • 2020–21 Estimated Teacher Hires Reports
    • 2004–05 through 2019-20 Free and Reduced-Price Meal (FRPM) Reports
    • 2019–20 "At-Risk" and Long-Term English Learner Reports
    • 2019–20 "Ever-Els" by Years EL and Reclassification Status Reports
  • Supporting Downloadable Data Files
  • Update to Cradle-to-Career Data System Web page

Issue 5 - April 2020

  • Release of New Data Reports on DataQuest
    • 2019–20 Annual Enrollment Data Reports
    • 2019–20 English Learner Data Reports
    • 2018–19 Transitional Kindergarten Participation Data Reports
  • Supporting Downloadable Data Files
  • Student Groups and Foster Pages
  • New Data Governance Page
  • Upcoming Data Releases
  • DataQuest Tips

Issue 4 - February 2020

  • Update to DataQuest Home page
  • Data and Statistics Web Page Changes
  • Release of new Data Reports on DataQuest
    • 2018–19 California Healthy Kids Survey
    • 2018–19 California School Staff Survey
    • 2018–19 Foster Data
  • Foster Match Reports Explained
  • Update on One Year Graduation and Dropout Counts
  • DataQuest Tips

Issue 3 - December 2019

  • Release of New Discipline, Chronic Absenteeism, and Graduation Data
    • 2018–19 Suspension Data
    • 2018–19 Expulsion Data
    • 2018–19 Chronic Absenteeism Data
    • 2018–19 Four-Year Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate Data
    • 2017–18 and 2018–19 Five-Year Cohort Graduation Rate Data
  • Discipline, Chronic Absenteeism, and Graduation Downloadable Data Files
  • Staff Credential Downloadable Data Files
  • Explanation of Five-Year Cohort Graduation Rate Data
  • DataQuest Tips

Issue 2 - November 2019

  • Data Release #1 Classified Staff and Estimated Teacher Hires Reports and Downloadable Data Files
  • Data Release #2 Staff Demographic, Staff Assignment, and Course Downloadable Data Files
  • Upcoming DataQuest Release
  • Crosswalk Between California School Dashboard and DataQuest
  • DataQuest Tips

Issue 1 - November 2019

  • Introduction to the DataQuest Update
  • DataQuest Changes and Enhancements
  • Upcoming DataQuest Release
  • Differences Between DataQuest and the Dashboard
  • DataQuest Tips
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Last Reviewed: Tuesday, May 21, 2024
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