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Private Schools and Schooling at Home

Information for private schools, parents, and others regarding the private school affidavit, schooling at home, frequently asked questions, the private school directory, and other resources.

Private School Affidavit
The online form required annually of private schools and home schools; links to related statutes, private school data and frequently asked questions about private schools.

Schooling at Home
Information on schooling at home; links to related statutes and frequently asked questions about schooling at home.

Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked questions regarding private schools in California - alternatives and regulations; filing the private school affidavit (PSA); private school records, starting a private school and complaints; schooling at home.

Private School Data
Downloadable excel list of private schools 1999-present and related data. 

CalEdFacts: Private Schools
CalEdFacts is a compilation of statistics and information on a variety of issues concerning education in California.

Student Records and Transcripts
Resources for obtaining student records and transcripts.

California School Directory
The California School Directory contains information about all California public schools, private schools, nonpublic nonsectarian schools, school districts, and county offices of education.

Non-Profit Private School Consultation
Information and resources related to non-profit private schools professional development consultation.

Resources
Web sites for selected state and federal agencies.

Contact Information

Teacher and Leader Policy Office
TLPO@cde.ca.gov
916-445-7331

Private School Data
privateschools@cde.ca.gov
916-319-0317

Questions:   Teacher and Leader Policy Office | TLPO@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-7331
Last Reviewed: Thursday, July 11, 2019
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