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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
January 28, 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 4, 2022

March 4, 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
May 9, 2022
to
July 29, 2022
July 29, 2022
July 30, 2022 to
August 26, 2022
End-of-Year
(EOY) 2
N/A
  • Program Eligibility/Participation
May 9, 2022
to
July 29, 2022
July 29, 2022
July 30, 2022 to
August 26, 2022
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
May 9, 2022
to
July 29, 2022
July 29, 2022
July 30, 2022 to
August 26, 2022
End-of-Year
(EOY) 4
N/A
  • Special Education
  • Postsecondary Outcomes for Students with Disabilities (SWD) Prior Year Completers
May 9, 2022
to
July 29, 2022
July 29, 2022 July 30, 2022 to
August 26, 2022

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)

Spring 2022 CIM:
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: Tuesday, December 21, 2021
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    Topic: Special Education (SPED) Related Certification Validation Rules Will Return to Fatal Errors.
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    All Special Education (SPED) related fatal Certification Validation Rules will temporarily become warnings.