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CAST Entities File Layout

The Entities file layout provides names and codes for the counties, districts, and schools included in the California Science Test (CAST) research files.
Field # Data Element Start Position End Position Length Entity File Column Header (CSV)
1 County Code 1 2 2 County Code
2 District Code 3 7 5 District Code
3 School Code 8 14 7 School Code
4 Filler 15 18 4 Filler
5 Test Year 19 22 4 Test Year
6

Type Id

04 = State
05 = County
06 = District
07 = School
09 = Direct Funded Charter School
10 = Locally Funded Charter School

23 24 2 Type Id
7 County Name 25 74 50 County Name
8 District Name 75 124 50 District Name
9 School Name 125 174 50 School Name
10 School Zip Code 175 179

5

Zip Code

 

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