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Charter School Enrollment Practices Complaints

California Education Code Requirements
Charter School Complaint Notice and Form
California Education Code Requirements: California Education Code (EC) Section 47605(d)(4) https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displaySection.xhtml?sectionNum=47605&lawCode=EDC
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:
o Academically low-achieving
o Economically disadvantaged (determined by eligibility for any free or reduced-price meal program)
o English learner
o Ethnicity
o Foster youth
o Homeless
o Nationality
o Neglected or delinquent
o Race
o Sexual orientation
o 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:

Lake Elsinore Unified School District
545 Chaney St.
Lake Elsinore, CA. 92530
[email protected]