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Private School Affidavit Annual Password Notice

California Department of Education
Official Letter
California Department of Education
Official Letter
September 21, 2018

Dear Private School Administrator:


California Education Code Section 33190 requires private schools to file a Private School Affidavit (PSA) with the State Superintendent of Public Instruction between October 1 and 15 of each year. The PSA will be available online October 1, 2018. The password for your school is noted below:

Password: PASSWORD

To File the PSA Online:

  1. Access the PSA Web page at
  2. Locate the link for "Existing school with six or more students"
  3. Using the A–Z Index, click on the first letter of your school's name
  4. Scroll down the list until you locate your school by name and address
  5. Verify that you have the correct school by checking the address of the school
  6. Click on "Fill out Affidavit for this school"
  7. Enter your school's unique eight-digit password: PASSWORD
  8. Complete the Affidavit; if you wish to receive an e-mail confirmation of your filing, please include an e-mail address in field 9 – School E-mail Address
  9. Click the "Submit Form" button to send the form electronically
  10. The screen should display "Form Submitted", the date, and a "Confirmation" number. If this information does not display, please call our office for assistance
  11. Print a copy of the completed Affidavit showing the confirmation number and retain it for your record

For information regarding Filing the Private School Affidavit, please visit the California Department of Education Filing the Private School Affidavit Web page at

If you have any questions please contact the Teacher and Leader Policy Office by phone at 916-445-7331 or by e-mail at



Kristen Cruz Allen, Administrator I
Teacher and Leader Policy Office


Last Reviewed: Tuesday, October 2, 2018

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