About the Directory

Provides information about the California School Directory (Directory) including what data are available, data sources, changes to the Directory, and other helpful resources.

The California School Directory is a searchable directory that allows users to obtain information about California public schools, private schools (including nonpublic nonsectarian schools), school districts, and county offices of education.

More about the Directory

Help Using the Directory

  • Directory Search Help
    Includes tips on how to search the Directory to quickly find what you’re looking for, as well as provides a list of the available searchable fields and how to search in each field.
  • Directory Frequently Asked Questions
    Answers to frequently asked questions about the Directory.


Questions: CDS Administration | cdsadmin@cde.ca.gov | 916-327-4014
Private School Data | privateschools@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0317