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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, June 9, 2017
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