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Private School Affidavit

The online form required annually of private schools; links to related statutes, to the Private School Directory, and to Frequently Asked Questions about private schools.

Filing the Private School Affidavit
Information regarding who should file and why, links to the online affidavit form, alternatives to filing the online form (paper form or statement in lieu of the form).

Selected California Education Codes
Selected sections of the California Education Code pertaining to private schools.

Private Schools Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked questions regarding private schools.

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

Changes to a Private School Affidavit

Private schools that filed a Private School Affidavit for the current year may submit changes to their filing. To request a change, send an e-mail to Please include the affidavit confirmation number, the school name and address, along with the name and telephone number of the requestor. Those without Internet access may contact our office using the phone number indicated at the bottom of this page. Please note: changes may only be requested October 1 - July 31.

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Last Reviewed: Tuesday, August 28, 2018
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