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Drawing of Warrants on State School Fund

Guidance on warrants drawn from the State School Fund.

For purposes of determining the manner in which warrants are drawn on the State School Fund pursuant to California Education Code (EC) Section 14041 External link opens in new window or tab. , a charter school shall be deemed to be a school district.

In the case of a charter school that elects to receive its funding directly pursuant to EC Section 47651 External link opens in new window or tab. , the warrant shall be drawn in favor of the superintendent of schools of the county in which the local educational agency that approved the charter or was designated by the State Board of Education (SBE) as the oversight agency pursuant to EC Section 47605(k)(1) External link opens in new window or tab. is located, for deposit to the appropriate funds or accounts of the charter school in the county treasury. The county superintendent of schools is authorized to establish appropriate funds or accounts in the county treasury for each charter school.

In the case of a charter school that does not elect to receive its funding directly pursuant to EC Section 47651 External link opens in new window or tab. , the warrant shall be drawn in favor of the superintendent of schools of the county in which the local educational agency that granted the charter is located or was designated the oversight agency by the SBE pursuant to EC Section 47605(k)(1) External link opens in new window or tab. , for deposit to the appropriate funds or accounts of the charter-granting agency.

In the case of a charter school, the charter of which was granted by the SBE, but for which the board has not delegated oversight responsibilities pursuant to EC Section 47605(k)(1) External link opens in new window or tab. , the warrant shall be drawn in favor of the superintendent of schools in the county where the local educational agency is located that initially denied the charter that was later approved by the board. The county superintendent of schools is authorized to establish appropriate funds or accounts in the county treasury for each charter school.

Reference:  EC Section 47610 External link opens in new window or tab. et seq.

Questions:   Charter Schools Grants and Fiscal Office | Charters@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-6029
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