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Principal Apportionment Data Collection

Software used by local educational agencies (LEA) to report pupil attendance, tax, and other data to calculate funding for the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) and Special Education (AB 602).

Principal Apportionment Data Collection Software

Beginning fiscal year 2013–14 Second Principal (P-2) reporting period, LEAs report pupil attendance, tax, and other data that are used to calculate funding for the LCFF and AB 602 in the Principal Apportionment Data Collection (PADC) Software. For data reporting prior to 2013–14 P-2, please see the Attendance and Revenue Limit data collection web pages.

New Principal Apportionment Data Collection (PADC) File Transfer System

Beginning July 6, 2020, all county offices of education (COE) will be required to use the new Principal Apportionment Data Collection (PADC) File Transfer system to transfer all PADC and Tax data files from the desktop software to California Department of Education (CDE).

Click on the link to access the PADC File Transfer System.

https://www6.cde.ca.gov/padu/

NOTE: This link will be use to upload all principal apportionment certified data to CDE and should be bookmarked for future use.

PADC File Transfer Instructions (DOCX)

Information on how to transfer certified PADC data files to CDE using the PADC file transfer system.

Note to PADC Software Users: For help with the software and to access the PADC Data Reporting Instruction Manual (DRIM), select the appropriate fiscal year below and see the Resources and Documentation section.

Questions:   Principal Apportionment Section | PASE@cde.ca.gov | 916-324-4541
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, December 8, 2020
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