Alternative Schools & Programs of ChoiceProvides different means of attaining the objectives of regular education and meeting students' needs; voluntary for districts, teachers, students, and their parents.
Information on program purpose, services, outcomes, funding, students served, and results.
Alternative Schools & Programs of Choice - CalEdFacts
Part of California Department of Education's information and media guide about education in the State of California.
Checklist: Preparing an Application for a New School
A checklist that helps new alternative school of choice prepare for application review.
Examples of Alternative Schools & Programs of Choice
Examples and links to common types of alternative schools and programs of choice.
Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked questions about alternative schools and programs of choice.
Annual Evaluation Report Guidelines (The annual evaluation report is temporarily postponed for 2020.)
Guidelines to assist educators responsible for submitting the required annual evaluation report on alternative schools and programs of choice.
Instructions for Preparing a Waiver Request
Guidelines and instructions for preparing a waiver request for Alternative Schools and Programs of Choice pursuant to California Education Code Section 58509.
Waiver Request Form (DOC)
Alternative Schools and Programs of Choice Waiver Request form.