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Administrative Functions

Direction on administrative functions such as charter numbering, renewals, closures and the annual information update.

Charter Submission Package

Charter Submission Package and Deadlines for SBE Numbering
Deadlines and required documents for submitting a Charter Submission Package in order to receive a charter number from the State Board of Education (SBE). A charter number must be assigned by the SBE before a County-District-School (CDS) code can be issued.

Charter School Renewals

May 13, 2014 Letter on Charter Renewal Determinations
Academic performance determinations for charter school renewals may be impacted by suspension of the Academic Performance Index (API). This letter and new renewal form provide information on alternatives.

Enactment of Senate Bill 1290
In part, this law requires that charter school authorizers consider increases in pupil academic achievement for all subgroups served by the charter school as the most important factor in determining whether to renew or revoke a charter school.

Charter School Closures

Charter School Closures
A list of charter school closures and guidance on the closure process, including the handling of documentation and notification of the closure, record transfer and retention, student transfers, and financial closeout.

2018-19 Charter Schools Annual Information Update

2018-19 Charter Schools Annual Information Update
Links to the Charter Schools Annual Information Update form and instructions for the 2018-19 fiscal year.

External Resources

External Resources
A list of Web sites with additional charter school information intended for charter school administrators and authorizers.

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Questions: Charter Schools Division | Charters@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-6029 
Last Reviewed: Friday, April 12, 2019
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