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Longitudinal Education Data Systems

Describes numerous efforts that are part of California's statewide K-12 education data system.

California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS)

CALPADS is the foundation of California's K–12 education data system. It maintains longitudinal, individual-level data including student demographic, program participation, grade level, enrollment, course enrollment and completion, discipline, state assessment, teacher assignment, and other data required to meet state and federal reporting requirements. Data are linked longitudinally using unique, non-personally identifiable Statewide Student Identifiers (SSIDs). Visit the CALPADS Web page for more information.

California Basic Educational Data System - Online Reporting Application

CBEDS-ORA is a Web application used to submit CBEDS SIF and CDIF data to the CDE. Visit the CBEDS Web page for more information.

Data Submission Calendar for CALPADS, CBEDS-ORA, and the Consolidated Application Reporting System (CARS)

To view this calendar, visit the CALPADS, CBEDS-ORA, CARS Submission Calendar Web page.


Contact Information

Staff Contacts – CALPADS/CBEDS/CDS Operations Office Staff.

Questions:   CALPADS/CBEDS/CDS Operations Office | | 916-324-6738
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, August 1, 2018
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