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CALPADS Calendar for 2021–22

CALPADS Snapshot Collection Windows and Certification Deadlines

CALPADS Submission Census Day Primary Data Submitted Official Submission Window Certification Deadline Amendment Window
Fall 1 October 6, 2021

2021–22 (Census Day):

  • Enrollment counts
  • English language acquisition status
  • Immigrant Counts
  • Free/reduced-price meal-eligibility
  • Special Education

2020–21:

  • Dropouts

October 6, 2021 to
December 17, 2021

December 17, 2021 December 18, 2021
to
February 11, 2022
Fall 2 October 6, 2021
  • Student Course Enrollments
  • Staff Assignments and full-time equivalent (FTE)
  • English Learner Education Services

January 4, 2022
to
March 18, 2022

March 18, 2022 No Amendment Window
End-of-Year
(EOY) 1
N/A
  • Course Completion for Grades 7–12
  • CTE Participants, Concentrators, Completers
  • Work-Based Learning Indicators
June 2, 2022
to
August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022
No Amendment Window
End-of-Year
(EOY) 2
N/A
  • Program Eligibility/Participation
June 2, 2022
to
August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022
No Amendment Window
End-of-Year
(EOY) 3
N/A
  • Student Incidents
  • Cumulative Enrollment
  • Student Absence Summary
  • One-Year Graduate and Completer Counts
  • Count of English Learner (EL) Reclassified during School Year
  • Homeless Students
June 2, 2022
to
August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022
No Amendment Window
End-of-Year
(EOY) 4
N/A
  • Special Education
  • Postsecondary Outcomes for Students with Disabilities (SWD) Prior Year Completers
June 2, 2022
to
August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022 No Amendment Window

Additional dates to note:

Academic Year CALPADS Service Desk Holidays
- Service Desk will be Closed on these Dates -
CALPADS Information Meeting (CIM)
2021–22

2021:
July 5 (Monday)
September 6 (Monday)
November 11 (Thursday)
November 25 (Thursday)
December 23 (Thursday)
December 24 (Friday)
December 30 (Thursday)
December 21 (Friday)

2022:
January 17 (Monday)
February 14 (Monday)
February 21 (Monday)
April 15 (Friday)
May 30 (Monday)

No CIM in Spring 2022.
2022–23

2022:
July 4 (Monday)
September 5 (Monday)
November 11 (Friday)
November 24 (Thursday)
November 25 (Friday)
December 26 (Monday)

TBD
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, June 24, 2022
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