Private School ResourcesLinks to state and federal agencies that have information, programs, or requirements related to private schools.
California Department of Education
California Department of Education resources, reporting, program, and contact information that may be useful or of interest to private schools.
- Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional
- Charter Schools
- Educational Options
- Title I Services for Children in Private Schools
- Title III Immigrant
- School Nutrition
- Special Education and Nonpublic Nonsectarian School Certification
- Student National Origin Report (SNOR)
- Private Instruction CalEdFacts
- Selected California Education Codes Pertaining to Private Schools
The California Department of Education created the California Private School Advisory Committee (CPSAC) to serve as an advisory group and to represent California’s nonprofit, private schools in the design and development of statewide private school professional development activities. Please visit the California Private Schools Professional Development web page for upcoming professional learning opportunities.
State of California
Other state agencies that have programs and requirements that may relate to private schools.
- Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General
Fingerprint background checks and child abuse reporting
- Department of Public Health, Immunization Branch
Information about immunization and reporting requirements.
- Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing
Preschool and child care licensing.
- Public Utilities Commission
Information regarding the California Teleconnect Fund and E-rate.
- U.S. Department of Education, Office of Non-Public Education
Liaison to the nonpublic school community for the U.S. Department of Education.
- Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Student and Exchange Visitor Program
- California Association of Private School Organizations
A consortium of pre-collegiate, independent and religious school organizations that provides information for private schools. The California Department of Education does not necessarily endorse any information, conclusions, or recommendations that may be expressed on this web site.
- Western Association of Schools and Colleges
One of six regional associations that accredit public and private schools, colleges, and universities in the United States.