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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.

Related Links

California Department of Education FAQ - Department Information ...

If your complaint is against a principal, teacher, or school personnel, you may want ... Use your zip code as the search criteria to find your local school and district ... http://www.cde.ca.gov/re/di/fq/

California School Directory Search (CA Dept of Education)

Directory of open, closed, and merged California Schools and Districts including addresses, phone numbers, and CDS Codes. http://www.cde.ca.gov/re/sd/

Private Schools Frequently Asked Questions - Private Schools (CA ...

May 24, 2016 ... There are local regulations and state regulations. California is divided into county offices of education and public school districts. Your local ... http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/ps/psfaq.asp

California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE) - Testing (CA ...

For more information about the CAHSEE, contact your local school district. The CAHSEE - CalEdFacts page provides a more detailed overview of the exam. http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/

High School Graduation Requirements - High School (CA Dept of ...

California Education Code allows local school districts to provide graduation ... Department of Education's School Directory to find your local school district office. http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/hsgrgen.asp

Frequently Asked Questions - High School (CA Dept of Education)

Your local school district may require additional math courses. ... How can I find out what the California high school graduation requirements were in a specific ... http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/hsgrfaq.asp

LCFF Frequently Asked Questions - Local Control Funding Formula ...

Frequently asked questions and answers regarding the Local Control Funding Formula. ... For questions related to the NSLP application, please contact your School ..... The LEA will have to provide information on where to find sample ... http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/lc/lcfffaq.asp

CALPADS Statewide Student Identifier - California Longitudinal ...

... students in and out of schools and LEAs in order to determine more accurate ... These agencies should maintain the SSIDs in their local systems as well as in ... LEA staff can find more information about SSIDs in the CALPADS SSID and ... http://www.cde.ca.gov/ds/sp/cl/ssid.asp