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Official Letter
California Department of Education
Official Letter

Dear Select Private School Owners and Administrators:

2023–24 Private School Affidavit Filing Reminder - CDE

The filing of the Private School Affidavit (PSA) is an annual requirement of all private schools offering elementary and high school level instruction in California. Per California Education Code Section 33190, an affidavit shall be filed with the California Department of Education (CDE) between October 1 and 15 of each year.

Our records indicate that you filed an affidavit last year and have not yet filed an affidavit for the 2023–24 school year. Should you plan to continue to offer elementary and/or high school level private school instruction, please file a 2023–24 Affidavit as soon as possible.

NOTE: If you have already filed a 2023-24 Affidavit, or are no longer operating a private school in California, please disregard this notice.

To file an Affidavit, please visit the CDE Private School Affidavit 2023–24 filing system at Please note that you will need your prior year’s confirmation code to access the system and file your affidavit. For your convenience, your confirmation code is provided below. If you filed more than one Affidavit and need additional confirmation codes, you may use the Affidavit filing system to retrieve all of your confirmation codes by providing your email address.

School Name: 

CDS Code: 

Confirmation Code: 

We appreciate your attention to this matter and look forward to assisting you with the affidavit filing process. Should you have any questions regarding the contents of this letter, please contact Len Jones in the CBEDS/CDS Support Office by email at


Shana Yeary, Manager
CBEDS/CDS Support Office
Educational Data Management Division

Last Reviewed: Thursday, November 9, 2023

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