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CALPADS Frequently Asked Questions


The California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) is the foundation of California's K–12 education data system that allows for tracking a student's academic performance over time. This page is part of the California Department of Education's (CDE) CALPADS Web Portal.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to frequently asked questions regarding the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS), Race & Ethnicity, and the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) may be found on the following Web pages:

 

Questions for the CDE related to CALPADS may be directed to calpads@cde.ca.gov.
Questions for the California School Information Services (CSIS) team may be directed to support@csis.ca.gov.

Questions:   CALPADS/CBEDS/CDS Operations Office | calpads@cde.ca.gov | 916-324-6738
Last Reviewed: Monday, December 3, 2018
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    Topics include: Guidance for assigning Statewide Student Identifiers (SSIDs) for adult students in CALPADS.
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #150 (added 15-Feb-2019)
    Topics include: Spring training offered: CALPADS Course Codes, Assignment Monitoring and LCAP Federal Addendum Equity Data training.
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #148 (added 31-Jan-2019)
    Topics include: Enrollment and attendance accounting guidance for students attending hospital/health facility programs in another LEA and while on paternity leave; clarification regarding reporting disciplinary incidents.
  • CASEMIS-to-CALPADS (C2C) News: December 18, 2018 (added 20-Dec-2018)
    Latest updates relevant to the CASEMIS-to-CALPADS transition.