Below is a chart with common acronyms and their descriptions:



Acronym or Other Abbreviation
Description
CAHSEE
California High School Exit Exam
CALPADS
California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System
Cal-SAFE
California School-Age Families Education
CBEDS
California Basic Educational Data System
CCICollege and Career Indicator (dashboard)
CDECalifornia Department of Education
CDIF
County/District Information Form
CDS
County-District-School
CELDT
California English Language Development Test
CFS
CALPADS File Specifications
CHSPE
California High School Proficiency Exam
CIG
Credential Information Guide
ConApp
Consolidated Application
CPA
California Partnership Academy
CSIS
California School Information Services
CSPR
Consolidated State Performance Report
CST
California Standards Test
CTC
Commission on Teacher Credentialing
CTE
Career Technical Education
EC
Educational Code
DASSDashboard Alternative School Status (dashboard)
ED
United States Department of Education
EDEN
Education Data Exchange Network
EL
English Learner
ELA
English Language Arts
ELD
English Language Development
EO
English Only
ELPAC    
English Language Proficiency Assessments for California
ELPIEnglish Language Performance Indicator (part of the Calif. Dashboard)
EOY
End of Year
ESSAEvery School Succeeds Act
FEP
Fluent-English Proficient
FERPA
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
FRPM
Free or Reduced-price Meals
FTE
Full-Time Equivalency
GATE
Gifted And Talented Education
GED
General Educational Development
HOUSSE
High Objective Uniform State Standard of Evaluation
HQT
Highly Qualified Teacher
IB
International Baccalaureate
IEP
Individualized Education Program
IFEP
Initially Fluent-English Proficient
LCEN
Language Census
LCFF
Local Control Funding Formula
LEA
Local Educational Agency
LEP
Limited-English Proficient
LTELLong Term English Learners
NCLB
No Child Left Behind
NPS
Non-Public Non-Sectarian School
NSLP
National School Lunch Program
ORA
Online Reporting Application
PAIF
Professional Assignment Information Form
RFEP
Reclassified Fluent-English Proficient
ROC/P
Regional Occupational Center or Program
SDAIE
Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English
SEID
Statewide Educator Identifier
SIF
School Information Form
SIS
Student Information System
SNOR
Student National Origin Report
SSID
Statewide Student Identifier
VPSS
Verification Process for Special Settings



Aeries CALPADS File
Description
SENR
1. Student Enrollment File
SINF/SIAD
2. Student Information File/Student Information Address File
SPRG
3. Student Program File
SDIS
4. Student Discipline File
SDEM
7. Staff Demographics File
SASS
8. Staff Assignment File
CRSE/CRSC
9. Course Section File
SCSE/SCSC
10. Student Course Section Files
SCTE
11. Student Career Technical Education File
SELA
12. Student Language Acquisition File
STAS
13. Student Absence Summary File