Education, California Department of

California Department of Education (CDE)

California will provide a world-class education for all students, from early childhood to adulthood. The Department of Education serves our state by innovating and collaborating with educators, schools, parents, and community partners.

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

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Use the Contact Form to submit questions, comments, or complaints to the California Department of Education. http://www.cde.ca.gov/re/di/cd/ap/mainpage.aspx

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Responds to the unique needs of California's diverse students. http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/

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Laws, policies, and best practices related to both general and student data privacy at the California Department of Education. It provides data privacy information ... http://www.cde.ca.gov/ds/

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If you are unable to locate information you need on the Frequently Asked Questions Web page, refer to our Contact the California Department of Education Web ... http://www.cde.ca.gov/re/di/cd/

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