Frequently Asked Questions
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Call LACOE Help Desk at (562) 922-6646
CALPADS and LA-EPS are updated on different cycles. Occasionally there is a delay in a student appearing in LA-EPS.
LA-EPS reports the most recent data available from DCFS and CALPADS systems.
Email EPSSUPPORT@lacoe.edu with the name, DOB and SSID of the students in question to report the error.
The EPS Main page is filtered to students linked to your district.
The “Search Entire Foster Youth Database” option allows you to search the entire database provided you have the student’s first name, last name, and DOB.
After the adoption has been finalized the students status should be changed in CALPADS so that they are no longer identified as foster youth
A student might have an open case but is listed as not active in EPS if the case is Kin-Gap or Voluntary.  Students in either case type would be considered inactive.
  1. The student has not been identified as foster youth in your school/district Student Information System.
  2. DCFS, CALPADS and LA-EPS are updated on different cycles. Occasionally there may be a delay in a student appearing in LA-EPS.
  1. Confirm the student's SSID is correct.
  2. Confirm the student has been identified as foster youth in the school/district Student Information System.
  3. Email EPSSUPPORT@lacoe.edu with the name, DOB and SSID of the student in question. The student will be added to the database if they are a valid foster youth.
Student demographic information is downloaded from your school/district Student Information System. 
  1. Confirm the information is correct in the school/district SIS.
  2. Send email EPSSupport@lacoe.edu. Include the SSID and details of the discrepancy.
Only LACOE staff can create an ILP. District and Probation staff have Read Only access.
ILP access is granted by a designated administrator in your district.
Click Here to view instructions for viewing and uploading IEP and other documents can be found on the LACOE website.
Request access from your school, district or agency EPS administrator.
Request access from your school, district or agency EPS administrator.
The “Search Entire Foster Youth Database” option allows you to search the entire database provided you have the student’s first name, last name, and DOB.
 The EPS Main page is filtered by students linked to your district.
LA-EPS uses the student's SSID to match student data across all systems.
The source is the CALPADS 5.7 - County Foster Youth Enrolled report. The CALPADS system is refreshed every 2-3 weeks. CALPADS data is updated in LA-EPS every Monday.
Email EPSSupport@Lacoe.edu with following information: Name, Title, E-mail Address, Phone Number.
Any modern web browser, including, Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, or Chrome.
LA-EPS contains data from three different sources, CALPADS, DCFS, and participating School districts. All data sources are updated weekly.
Email EPSSupport@Lacoe.edu with the correct student information.
For many students, test scores are available in the Student Documents section of LA-EPS.
Many screens in LA-EPS contain an Export button to export the data to EXCEL.

For automated systems, LA-EPS exposes a read-only data web API (application programming interface). The end point is available at: https://eps.lacoe.edu/ApplicationData.svc/$metadata

Use the normal user name and password issued by EPSSupport@Lacoe.edu to access the data.