Renewal Charter Petition Process


Please note, this page is currently being reviewed and updated to comply with AB 1505.  Items may change to reflect updated requirements or understanding.  Please contact the Innovative Schools Office with any questions.

  • Review Petitioner Requirements
  • Review Charter Administrative Regulations, Board Policies, and Resolutions
  • Meet with the Charter Department at least 30 days prior to petition submission
  • Petitions must be delivered to the Office of the Superintendent during regular business days and hours
  • Petitions must be submitted at least 120 days before the term of the charter is due to expire, but no earlier than September 1 before the term of the charter is set to expire
  • Public Hearing will be held no later than 30 days after petition submission
  • Board Action will be held no later than 60 days after petition submission, provided, however, that the date be extended for an additional 30 days upon written mutual agreement