Charter School Complaint Notice

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, 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 inquires about enrollment; (2) before conducting an enrollment lottery, and (3) before disenrollment 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 City Unified School District

Ernestine Hopwood

4030 Georgia Blvd.

San Bernardino, CA 92407