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California Department of Education (CDE)

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.

General Information: 916-319-0800

Frequently Asked Questions

Public School or County Offices of Education/Districts Updates

All corrections must be routed through the LEA CDS coordinator. Below are links to resources for LEA CDS coordinators for submitting corrections.

  • OPUS-CDS Web Application
    Application used by authorized LEA CDS coordinators to notify the CDE of updates to the Public School Directory. A user name and password is required to access this application.
  • OPUS-CDS Application and Resources
    Access the OPUS-CDS Web application, as well as useful information for using this application.
Private School or Nonpublic, Nonsectarian School Updates
Effective July 1, 2013, the California School Directory will no longer provide information for postsecondary districts or schools that are a part of the California Community College External link opens in new window or tab., California State University External link opens in new window or tab., or University of California External link opens in new window or tab. systems. Postsecondary information should be obtained directly from the individual systems from July 1, 2013 forward.

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