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This page contains communications related to CALPADS including system updates, correspondence, and newsletters.

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2017–18 CALPADS Certification Report

Earlier CALPADS communications are located in the CALPADS Communications Archive.


The CALPADS Update FLASHES listed below include abbreviated descriptions of the contents of each FLASH memo.

Webinars and Presentations

CALPADS Information Meetings (CIM)

April 2018 CIM

CALPADS Information Meeting – April 17, 2018 External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 03:07:04)
YouTube video of the April 17, 2018 CALPADS Information Meeting (CIM).

CIM Presentation Materials – April 17, 2018 External link opens in new window or tab.
Presentation materials including PowerPoint slides and agenda from the April 17, 2018 CIM meeting, available on the California School Information Services (CSIS) Web site.
Past CIM Events

Visit the CALPADS Communications Archive to view past CIM events (located under the "Webinars and Presentations – Archive" heading). Additionally, presentation materials including PowerPoint slides and agendas for past CIM events can be found on the CSIS Events External link opens in new window or tab. page; click on the "Past Events" button to view past CIM events, and click on the individual links to vew agendas and documents for each event.

Assessment and Accountability

Letters to Superintendents

Charter School Reporting Status Change Form

To receive information and updates regarding CALPADS, please subscribe to the appropriate CALPADS Listserv.

Earlier CALPADS communications are located in the CALPADS Communications Archive.

Questions:   CALPADS/CBEDS/CDS Operations Office | | 916-324-6738
Last Reviewed: Monday, June 18, 2018
Recently Posted in School Performance
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #137 (added 18-Jun-2018)
    Topics include: Purging of former foster youth report; direct cert. preparation; EOY reminders; reporting "non-binary gender" students; new Work-based Learning and Certification Completion Indicators for SENR file.
  • CALPADS 2017-18 Mid-Year Update (added 13-Jun-2018)
    Letter sent June 1, 2018 to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators.
  • Charter School Data Reporting Options Letter (added 25-May-2018)
    This annual letter provides information about charter school data reporting options for student and teacher data in two state-level reporting systems: the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) and the California Basic Educat
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #136 (added 11-May-2018)
    Topics include: End-of-Year (EOY) submission; new 4-year Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate (ACGR) process; 1-year graduate counts versus 4-year ACGR; new ACGR timeline.