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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2018–19 CALPADS County-Level Certification Report
- CALPADS Known Issues v1.5.40 (XLSX; Dated 12-Sep-2019)
- CALPADS Update FLASH #161 (Dated 10-Sep-2019)
Topics include: Special Education data reporting and monitoring; determining LEA and DSEA responsibility for reporting SWD data; enrolling/exiting SWD in CALPADS; CALPADS user roles; addressing data discrepancies in local SIS and SEDS; charter school reporting of special education data.
- CALPADS Release Update v1.2.56 (XLSX; Dated 10-Sep-2019)
- CALPADS Update FLASH #160 (Dated 15-Aug-2019)
Topics include: Reviewing District of Special Education Accountability field for accuracy; reviewing DSEA and updating in CALPADS.
The CALPADS Updates (Flash memos) are located in CALPADS Communications.
Useful Information and Links
CALPADS Course Codes (formerly 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.
Other Links and Resources
CALPADS includes statewide assessment data, enrollment data, teacher assignment data, and other elements required to meet federal NCLB reporting requirements.
This Web page provides information on the Education Codes and their requirements within CALPADS.
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.
National School Lunch Program Data Exchange
Information for point-of-sale vendors and student information system vendors. The purpose of the National School Lunch Program Data Exchange Project is to provide these vendors with a common file layout in an effort to improve data quality.