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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

Charter School Renewal Process
Guidance on the specific laws, notification procedures, and FAQs on the renewal process.

Charter School Closures

Charter School Closure Process
Guidance on the closure process, including the handling of documentation and notification of the closure, record transfer and retention, student transfers, and financial closeout.

View a list of Charter School closures in Fiscal Year 2019-20

View a list of Charter School closures in Fiscal Year 2018-19

View a list of Charter School closures in Fiscal Year 2017-18

View a list of Charter School closures in Fiscal Year 2016-17

View a list of Charter School closures in Fiscal Year 2015-16

View a list of Charter School closures in Fiscal Year 2014-15

View a list of Charter School closures in Fiscal Year 2013-14

Charter Schools Annual Information Update

Charter Schools Annual Information Update
Information regarding the Charter Schools Annual Information Update online form and instructions for the 2019-2020 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, August 23, 2019
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