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CALPADS Release Updates

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's) CALPADS Web Portal.

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Questions:   CALPADS/CBEDS/CDS Operations Office | | 916-324-6738
Last Reviewed: Friday, March 2, 2018
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    This document serves to provide point-of-sale vendors and student-information-system vendors with a common file layout in an effort to improve data quality.
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #134 (added 25-Jan-2018)
    Topics include: Updated guidance regarding the use of the N470 exit code; changes to fields and code definitions; new EOY certification validation rule; CTE data & E-2 reporting.