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Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS), COVID-19 as it relates to CALPADS Data Collection, 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:   CALPADS/CBEDS/CDS Operations Office | calpads@cde.ca.gov | 916-324-6738
Service and Support: CALPADS-CSIS Service Desk | calpads-support@cde.ca.gov | 916-325-9210
Last Reviewed: Friday, August 26, 2022
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    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.