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This page contains communications related to the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) including system updates, correspondence, and newsletters.

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Communications from prior academic years are located in the CALPADS Communications Archive.


The CALPADS Update FLASHES list below include abbreviated descriptions of the contents of each FLASH memo.
Listed with the most recent on top. Earlier Flashes can be found in the CALPADS Communications Archive.

2022–2023 Academic Year

To view earlier communications, see the CALPADS Communications Archive.

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Letters to Superintendents

2022–23 Academic Year

To view earlier communications, see the CALPADS Communications Archive.

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Charter School Communications

CALPADS and CBEDS Charter School Data Reporting Policy and Status Change Window (Dated 26-Jul-2022)
Letter sent to to Charter School Administrators and Charter School Authorizers.

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Earlier CALPADS communications are located in the CALPADS Communications Archive.

Questions:   CALPADS/CBEDS/CDS Operations Office | | 916-324-6738
Service and Support: CALPADS-CSIS Service Desk | | 916-325-9210
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, November 01, 2022
Recently Posted in School Performance
  • CALPADS Error List v14.3 (added 18-Nov-2022)
    This document contains descriptions for each error generated when submitting given data to CALPADS.
  • CALPADS Update Flash #243 (added 01-Nov-2022)
    First Group of Certification Data Discrepancies Enabled Tuesday, November 1.
  • CALPADS Update Flash #242 (added 27-Oct-2022)
    Extension of Deadline for Families to Submit National School Lunch Program Applications or Alternative Income Forms for Inclusion in Unduplicated Pupil Count.
  • Fall 2022-23 Data Submissions (added 10-Oct-2022)
    Letter sent October 10, 2022 to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators.
  • CALPADS Update Flash #241 (added 04-Oct-2022)
    This flash addresses: 2022-23 Fall Submissions; Best Practices to Meet Deadlines; SSID Matching Tool and MID Functionality.