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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
EOY* 1 N/A
  • Course Completion for Grades 7–12
  • CTE Participants, Concentrators, Completers
May 11, 2020 to
July 31, 2020
July 31, 2020
August 1, 2020 to
September 11, 2020
EOY 2 N/A
  • Program Eligibility/Participation
  • Homeless Students
May 11, 2020 to
July 31, 2020
July 31, 2020
August 1, 2020 to
September 11, 2020
EOY 3 N/A
  • Student Discipline
  • Cumulative Enrollment
  • Student Absence Summary
May 11, 2020 to
July 31, 2020
July 31, 2020
August 1, 2020 to
September 11, 2020
EOY 4 N/A
  • Special Education
May 11, 2020 to
July 31, 2020
July 31, 2020 August 1, 2020 to
September 11, 2020

*EOY: End of Year

PDF version of CALPADS 2019-20 calendar (PDF; Updated 27-Aug-2020)
Alternatively, you may print this calendar page by selecting the tables on this page and right-clicking and selecting the "print" option.

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
September 11, 2020:
Data are Pulled from ODS

CALPADS Calendar for 2020–21

CALPADS Snapshot Collection Windows and Certification Deadlines

CALPADS Submission Census Day Primary Data Submitted Official Submission Window Certification Deadline Amendment Window
Fall 1 October 7, 2020

2020–20 (Census Day):

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

2019–20:

  • Graduates and dropouts

October 7, 2020 to
December 18, 2020

December 18, 2020 December 19, 2020
January 29, 2021
Fall 2 October 7, 2020
  • Student Course Enrollments
  • Staff Assignments and full-time equivalent (FTE)
  • English Learner Education Services

TBD
to
March 5, 2021

March 5, 2021 No Amendment Window:
Final Deadline is March 5, 2021
EOY* 1 N/A
  • Course Completion for Grades 7–12
  • CTE Participants, Concentrators, Completers
TBD to
July 30, 2021
July 30, 2021
July 31, 2021 to
August 27, 2021
EOY 2 N/A
  • Program Eligibility/Participation
  • Homeless Students
TBD to
July 30, 2021
July 30, 2021
July 31, 2021 to
August 27, 2021
EOY 3 N/A
  • Student Discipline
  • Cumulative Enrollment
  • Student Absence Summary
TBD to
July 30, 2021
July 30, 2021
July 31, 2021 to
August 27, 2021
EOY 4 N/A
  • Special Education
TBD to
July 30, 2021
July 30, 2021 July 31, 2021 to
August 27, 2021

*EOY: End of Year


Additional dates to note:

Academic Year Service Desk Holidays CALPADS Information Meeting (CIM)
2020–21

2020:
September 7; November 11, 26, 27; December 24, 25, 31

2021:
January 1, 18; February 8, 15; April 2; May 31

  • Fall 2020 CIM:
    October 13, 2020
  • Spring 2021 CIM:
    April 6, 2021
Questions:   CALPADS/CBEDS/CDS Operations Office | calpads@cde.ca.gov | 916-324-6738
Last Reviewed: Thursday, August 27, 2020
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