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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/

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Dec 23, 2016 ... Requirements for high school graduation and university admission. ... of Education's School Directory to find your local school district office. http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/hsgrgen.asp

School Accountability Report Card (SARC) (CA Dept of Education)

The Find a SARC Web page allows parents and community members to easily search for SARCs. Accountability Report ... Update Your SARC Web Site Link ... A quick reference guide to the local indicators for the California School Dashboard. http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/ac/sa/

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

LCFF Funding; Financial Accounting; Local Control and Accountability Plans ..... For questions related to the NSLP application, please contact your School Nutrition Program ..... The LEA will have to provide information on where to find sample ... http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/lc/lcfffaq.asp

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/

High School Graduation Frequently Asked Questions - High School ...

Dec 23, 2016 ... Your local school district may require additional math courses. ... How can I find out what the California high school graduation requirements ... http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/hsgrfaq.asp

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

How To Find Independent Study - Independent Study (CA Dept of ...

To find a charter school with independent study that serves your area, go to Charter Schools in California Counties, locate your county on the map, and then click ... http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/eo/is/howtofindis.asp