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School Type Crosswalk

Crosswalk of the code set currently used to identify school type and the code sets that would replace the current school type identifier and yield in a more detailed method for identifying school type.

Note: This crosswalk is a draft and is provided to give users a general concept of the direction that the California Department of Education (CDE) is moving with regard to identifying school type. Users' input regarding these elements and code sets is appreciated, as the CDE works to implement this change. To provide feedback on these elements and code sets, please contact the CBEDS/CDS Operations Office using the contact information provided at the bottom of this page.

School Ownership Code (Description) Educational Options Code (Description) Grade Level Code (Description) Public Y/N

08 (Preschool)

TRAD (Traditional)

  • PS (Preschool)

Y

09 (Special Ed (Public))

SPEC (Special Education School)

  • PS (Preschool)
  • ELEM (Elementary)
  • INTMID (Intermediate/Middle)
  • JR (Junior High)
  • K12 (K–12)
  • HS (High)
  • UG (Ungraded)
  • AD (Adult)

Y

10 (County Community)

COMM (County Community School)

  • ELEM (Elementary)
  • INTMID (Intermediate/Middle)
  • JR (Junior High)
  • K12 (K–12)
  • HS (High)
  • UG (Ungraded)

Y

11 (Youth Authority)

YTH (Youth Authority School)

  • ELEM (Elementary)
  • INTMID (Intermediate/Middle)
  • JR (Junior High)
  • K12 (K–12)
  • HS (High)
  • UG (Ungraded)

Y

13 (Opportunity Schools)

OPP (Opportunity School)

  • ELEM (Elementary)
  • INTMID (Intermediate/Middle)
  • JR (Junior High)
  • K12 (K–12)
  • HS (High)
  • UG (Ungraded)

Y

14 (Juvenile Court Schools)

JUV (Juvenile Court School)

  • ELEM (Elementary)
  • INTMID (Intermediate/Middle)
  • JR (Junior High)
  • K12 (K–12)
  • HS (High)
  • UG (Ungraded)

Y

31 (State Special)

  • SSS (State Special School)
  • SSSDIAG (State Special Schools Diagnostic Center)
  • ELEM (Elementary)
  • INTMID (Intermediate/Middle)
  • JR (Junior High)
  • K12 (K–12)
  • HS (High)
  • UG (Ungraded)

Y

33 (Mental Hospitals)

HOMHOP (Home and Hospital)

  • PS (Preschool)
  • ELEM (Elementary)
  • INTMID (Intermediate/Middle)
  • JR (Junior High)
  • K12 (K–12)
  • HS (High)
  • UG (Ungraded)

Y

34 (Non-School)

NONSCHL* (Non-School*)

  • PS (Preschool)
  • ELEM (Elementary)
  • INTMID (Intermediate/Middle)
  • JR (Junior High)
  • K12 (K–12)
  • HS (High)
  • UG (Ungraded)
  • AD (Adult)

Y

60 (Elementary Schools (Public))

TRAD (Traditional)

  • ELEM (Elementary)

Y

61 (Elementary Schools In 1 School Dist. (Public))

TRAD (Traditional)

  • ELEM (Elementary)

Y

62 (Intermediate/Middle Schools (Public))

TRAD (Traditional)

  • INTMID (Intermediate/Middle)

Y

63 (Alternative Schools of Choice)

ALTSOC (Alternative School of Choice)

  • ELEM (Elementary)
  • INTMID (Intermediate/Middle)
  • JR (Junior High)
  • K12 (K–12)
  • HS (High)
  • UG (Ungraded)

Y

64 (Junior High Schools (Public))

TRAD (Traditional)

  • JR (Junior High)

Y

65 (K–12 Schools (Public))

TRAD (Traditional)

  • K12 (K–12)

Y

66 (High Schools (Public))

TRAD (Traditional)

  • HS (High)

Y

67 (High Schools In 1 School Dist. (Public))

TRAD (Traditional)

  • HS (High)

Y

68 (Continuation High Schools)

CON (Continuation School)

  • ELEM (Elementary)
  • INTMID (Intermediate/Middle)
  • JR (Junior High)
  • K12 (K–12)
  • HS (High)
  • UG (Ungraded)

Y

69 (District Community Day Schools)

COMMDAY (Community Day School)

  • ELEM (Elementary)
    INTMID (Intermediate/Middle)
    JR (Junior High)
    K12 (K–12)
    HS (High)

Y

70 (Adult Ed Centers)

TRAD (Traditional)

  • AD (Adult)

Y

72 (Kindergartens (Private))

TRAD (Traditional)

  • K (Kindergarten)

N

74 (Elementary School (Private))

TRAD (Traditional)

  • ELEM (Elementary)

N

76 (K–12 Schools (Private))

TRAD (Traditional)

  • K12 (K–12)

N

78 (Ungraded (Private))

TRAD (Traditional)

  • UG (Ungraded)

N

80 (High Schools (Private))

TRAD (Traditional)

  • HS (High)

N

98 (ROC/P)

ROP (ROP)

  • ELEM (Elementary)
  • INTMID (Intermediate/Middle)
  • JR (Junior High)
  • K12 (K–12)
  • HS (High)
  • UG (Ungraded)
  • AD (Adult)

Y


*Denotes codes and code sets that are not currently in the CDS database and will need to be added.

Retired School Ownership Codes

The following codes are no longer maintained by the CDE, or have been retired. A decision on how to handle these still needs to be made. Options are to purge the data or create new codes to maintain the historical information.

School Ownership Code (Description)
  • 82 (Community College Campuses)
  • 84 (CSU)
  • 85 (State University / Summer Schools)
  • 86 (UC)
  • 87 (University Of Calif. Summer Schools)
  • 91 (WASC Accredited Non-public Post-secondary)
  • 92 (State Approved or Exempt Post-secondary)
  • 12 (Neglected & Delinquent)
  • 15 (Other Program)
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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, November 1, 2017