Listed below are the steps for reporting the Golden State Seal Merit Award and State Seal of Biliteracy on all graduated students:

  • Add codes to Activity table (ACT.CD) for the Golden State Seal Merit Award and the State Seal of Biliteracy.
  • Map the two codes in CALPADS Extracts - Other Options.



  • Determine which students qualify for the Golden State Seal of Merit Award and the State Seal of Biliteracy.
  • Update the Activity (ACT) table for qualifying students.
  • If using the Aeries form to determine eligibility, each form has a mass add feature (See attached documentation).
  • After May 9th, students who have been designated as graduated¬†(STU.HSG = 100) and have a date of completion (STU.DG = MM/DD/YYYY) and have Activity (ACT) records for the the Golden State Seal Merit Award and/or the State Seal of Biliteracy will be included in the CALPADS SENR extract.¬†



Please see the following links for more information:


State Seal of Biliteracy

CALPADS Extracts