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CALPADS System Documentation

The system documents on this page assist in using the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS).

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System Documentation

The system documents on this page assist in using the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS).

CALPADS File Specifications (CFS)

Effective for the 2020–21 Academic Year

CALPADS Error List

CALPADS Data Guide

CALPADS Statewide Student Identifier (SSID) and Enrollment Procedures

Retired Course Code Mapping

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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: Wednesday, May 12, 2021
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