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District of Choice Data Files

Downloadable data files for Districts of Choice and Districts of Residence.

The files provided below are limited to only districts who participate in the DOC program. The specifications for these files are in response to requirements in Educational Code for this program.

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Student Transfers between Districts

These files contain data for the total transfers in and out of districts of choice (DOCs) and districts of residence (DORs) between July 1, 2018 and October 15, 2018. Data in these files are disaggregated by gender, race/ethnicity, and student groups.

Transfer Requests and Transportation

These files contain California Basic Educational Data System (CBEDS) DOC transfer requests and transportation data by student program participation for 2018–19.

Transportation Demographics

These files contain CBEDS DOC transportation data by race/ethnicity, gender, and DOR for 2018–19.

Interim Fiscal Reports

These files contain a listing of school districts and county offices of education that received a negative or qualified certification based on their submitted budget. The first interim report is due each year on December 15 for the period ending October 31. The second interim report is due each year on March 17 for the period ending January 31.

For more information on certification of interim fiscal reports, visit the CDE Interim Status web page.

English Language Arts/Literacy and Mathematics Assessment Results

These files provide links to the English language arts/literacy (ELA) and Mathematics results on the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) for DOC.

Five-Year District Enrollment

These files contain the total enrollment in DOC for school years 2014–15 through 2018–19. Enrollment counts are based on the number of students primarily enrolled in the district on the Fall Census Day (the first Wednesday in October).


Questions: District of Choice Team | | 916-327-1824 
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, November 25, 2020