Click on the subheadings below to access State data management resources.
This page contains communications related to CALPADS including system updates, correspondence and newsletters.
The Data Resource Guide is an on-line catalog of the California Department of Education's (CDE) data products.
DataQuest helps you find facts about California schools and districts.
The California School Directory contains information about all California
public schools, private schools, nonpublic nonsectarian schools, school
districts and county offices of education. The search feature allows
users to search for educational agencies in California by county, district,
name, county-district-school (CDS) code, city, zip code, type or status.
The California Basic Educational Data System (CBEDS) Online Report Application (ORA) is used by authorized CBEDS coordinators to report County/District Information
Form (CDIF) and School Information Form (SIF) data to the California Department
of Education (CDE) and update coordinator contact information. CBEDS-ORA also contains a list
of schools that are expected to submit CBEDS data.
Student Attendance Review Board (SARB) Handbook provides information on topics such as establishing a SARB; identifying behavioral patterns of students with attendance or discipline problems; and working with students and parents or guardians. The SARB Handbook also includes attendance-related laws and sample letters and forms.
The CALPADS listservs provide one-way communication about CALPADS from the California Department of Education (CDE) to local educational agencies (LEAs), student information system (SIS) vendors and LEAs utilizing a custom-designed SIS.
The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing maintains a service that can be used to look up a Statewide Educator Identifier (SEID)
for credentialed personnel working in California’s K-12 public
schools. To obtain the login information, contact the Commission by e-mail at