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Snapshot collection windows and certification deadlines for the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) submission cycle.

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) CALPADS Web Portal.

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2018–19 CALPADS County-Level Certification Report


CALPADS Calendar for 2019–20

CALPADS Snapshot Collection Windows and Certification Deadlines

CALPADS Submission Census Day Primary Data Submitted Official Submission Window Certification Deadline Amendment Window
Fall 1 October 2, 2019

2019–20 (Census Day):

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

2018–19:

  • Graduates and dropouts
October 2, 2019 to December 20, 2019 December 20, 2019 December 21, 2019 to
January 24, 2020
Fall 2 October 2, 2019
  • Student Course Enrollments
  • Staff Assignments and full-time equivalent (FTE)
  • English Learner Education Services
January 7, 2020 to
March 20, 2020
March 20, 2020 No Amendment Window
EOY* 1 N/A
  • Course Completion for Grades 7–12
  • CTE Participants, Concentrators, Completers
May 11, 2020 to
July 30, 2020
July 31, 2020
August 1, 2020 to
August 28, 2020
EOY 2 N/A
  • Program Eligibility/Participation
  • Homeless Students
May 11, 2020 to
July 30, 2020
July 31, 2020
August 1, 2020 to
August 28, 2020
EOY 3 N/A
  • Student Discipline
  • Cumulative Enrollment
  • Student Absence Summary
May 11, 2020 to
July 30, 2020
July 31, 2020
August 1, 2020 to
August 28, 2020
EOY 4 N/A
  • Special Education
May 11, 2020 to
July 30, 2020
July 31, 2020 August 1, 2020 to
August 28, 2020

*EOY: End of Year

Operational Data Store (ODS) and Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate (ACGR)

Collection Primary Data Collected Cohort Reports Become Available Data Pulled from ODS
ODS
  • Data Used to Develop the 4-year Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate (ACGR)
April 13, 2020:
Cohort Reports become Available in CALPADS
August 28, 2020:
Data are Pulled from ODS

 


Additional dates to note:

Academic Year Service Desk Holidays CALPADS Information Meeting (CIM)
2019–20

2019:
July 4; September 2; November 11, 28, 29; December 24, 25, 31

2020:
January 1, 20; February 10, 17; April 10; May 25

  • Fall CIM:
    October 8, 2019
Questions:   CALPADS/CBEDS/CDS Operations Office | calpads@cde.ca.gov | 916-324-6738
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, October 22, 2019
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