Skip to main content
California Department of Education Logo

Heritage Schools

Schools and programs that operate outside of compulsory education to offer instruction in the culture, traditions, or history, and language of a country other than the United States; and their annual registration process.

Filing the Heritage School Registration Form
Who should file the registration form and why; filing instructions and deadlines; direct links to the online Heritage School Registration Form and payment voucher.

Search for a Registered Heritage School
Search for a heritage school by city, county, or school name.

Frequently Asked Questions - Heritage Schools
Frequently asked questions regarding heritage schools.

Selected California Education Code and Penal Code Sections Pertaining to Heritage Schools
Links to selected sections of the California statute pertaining to heritage schools.

Questions:   Heritage Schools | heritageschools@cde.ca.gov |916-445-7331
Last Reviewed: Friday, December 11, 2015

Share this Page

Recently Posted in Parents/Family & Community

  • Program Requirements (added 08-Jan-2016)
    Each Foster Youth Services Coordinating Program that receives grant funding is required to complete an annual Program Plan and a Year-End Program Evaluation.
  • Language Data for Districts and Schools (XLS) (added 05-Jan-2016)
    2014-15 Language Data for Districts and Schools by County Office Service Regions
  • April 2015 State Council Meeting Minutes (added 11-Dec-2015)
    Minutes of the April 28, 2015 meeting of the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children.