California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS)A longitudinal data system used to maintain individual-level data including student demographics, course data, discipline, assessments, staff assignments, and other data for state and federal reporting.
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- CALPADS Update Flash #233 (10-Aug-2022)
Topics include: Statewide Student Identifier (SSID) Matching Tool Now Available.
- CALPADS Update Flash #232 (02-Aug-2022)
Topics include: Approval Functionality Enabled for End-of-Year Submissions.
- CALPADS Update Flash #231 (01-Aug-2022)
Topics include: Statewide Student Identifier (SSID) Matching Tool; SSID Matching Criteria and Match Scoring.
- CALPADS Update Flash #230 (25-Jul-2022)
Topics include: Certification Data Discrepancy (CDD) update; CDDs that local educational agencies can work on.
- CALPADS Update Flash #229 (25-Jul-2022)
Topics include: Work-based learning data; Work-based Learning File (WBLR).
- CALPADS Update Flash #228 (18-Jul-2022)
Topics include: Transitional Kindergarten (TK); credentialing requirements in TK; 2022−23 TK reporting in CALPADS.
- CALPADS Update Flash #227 (12-Jul-2022)
Topics include: Certification data discrepancy (CDD) update; strategy for addressing CDDs.
- CALPADS Update Flash #226 (05-Jul-2022)
Topics include: Certification data discrepancies (CDDs); upcoming training; known issues regarding CDDs that appear to be over-triggering.
- CALPADS Update Flash #225 (29-Jun-2022)
Topics include: Reminder of End-of-Year roll-over activities; preparing for direct certification counts during July and August.
Regular CALPADS Updates (Flash memos) are located in CALPADS Communications.
Links and Resources
CALPADS Course Codes (formerly California Basic Educational Data System [CBEDS] Course Codes): Are you looking for CALPADS course codes? Refer to the CALPADS Code Sets document, which is located within the CALPADS System Documentation under the "CALPADS File Specifications" heading. The document is provided in Microsoft Excel format.
Subscription to one-way communication from the CALPADS team to local educational agencies.
CALPADS includes statewide assessment data, enrollment data, teacher assignment data, and other elements required to meet federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) reporting requirements.
Information on the Education Codes and their requirements within CALPADS.
California School Information Services (CSIS)
Information about the organization supporting CALPADS and local educational agencies (LEAs) in data submissions. CSIS Grants gives information about the funding available to CSIS for the support of state reporting and non-state reporting LEAs, and CSIS administration.
CALPADS Statewide Student Identifier (SSID)
An SSID is a unique, non-personally identifiable student identifier that all K–12 public school students are required to have.
CALPADS/CBEDS Charter School Data Reporting Policy
Policy for reporting California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) and California Basic Educational Data System (CBEDS) data for charter schools.
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