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Charter School Enrollment Practices Complaints

California Education Code Requirements
California Education Code (EC) Section 47605(d)(4)
states the following:

• A charter school shall not discourage a pupil from enrolling or seeking to enroll in a charter school for any reason, including, but not limited to, the academic performance of the pupil or because the pupil exhibits any of the following characteristics:
      • Academically low-achieving
      • Economically disadvantaged (determined by eligibility for any free or reduced-price meal program)
      • English learner
      • Ethnicity
      • Foster youth
      • Homeless
      • Nationality
      • Neglected or delinquent
      • Race
      • Sexual orientation
      • Pupils with disabilities
      • A charter school shall not request a pupil's records or require the parent, guardian, or pupil to submit
        the pupil's records to the charter school before enrollment.
      • A charter school shall not encourage a pupil currently attending the charter school to disenroll from the
        charter school or transfer to another school for any reason (except for suspension or expulsion).
      • This notice shall be posted on a charter school's Internet website and a charter school will provide
        copies of this notice.
        1. When a parent, guardian, or pupil inquiry about enrollment;
        2. Before conducting an enrollment lottery, and
        3. Before dis enrollment of a pupil.
Complaint Procedures: In order to submit a complaint, complete the Charter School Complaint Form and submit the form to the charter school authorizer, electronically or in hard copy, to the following location:

San Bernardino County Office of Education
601 North E Street
San Bernardino, CA. 92415
[email protected]