National Authorizer - Charter School Catalog

The database that links schools with the authorizers responsible for approval, renewal and closure

California Department of Education Charter Schools Division

Authorizer

Type: 
SEA
Status: 
Active
Open Campuses: 
32
Address: 
1430 N STREET, SUITE 5401
SACRAMENTO,  CA  95833
United States
Last updated: 
September 2013

Frequent Questions

Does the Catalog have web addresses and phone numbers for the authorizers?

The Catalog does not currently include the web addresses or phone numbers for authorizers.

Basic Information

Authorizer issues all charters for same length of time: 
No
Process for determining charter length: 
Initial charter terms may be for any number of years not to exceed five.
Authorizer conducts high-stakes review outside of renewal process: 
No
Authorizer makes renewal decisions: 
January-March
Authorizer allows for automatic renewal of charters: 
No
Authorizer uses the same renewal process for each charter: 
Yes
Total number of charter applications authorizer received between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012: 
8
Total number of charter applications authorizer approved between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012: 
1
Authorizer allows or requires an incubation of planning period for new charters: 
Yes, we allow an incubation period.

Additional Information

Comment Date Authorizer Comment
2012

Charter schools authorized by the state board of education are required to meet statewide annual accountability targets. If they do not, they must submit a Student Achievement Plan that outlines how they will meet targets.

Authorized Schools & Operators

No operators currently under this authorizer.

Schoolsort descending City Opened Last Charter End Current Charter End
ASPIRE ALEXANDER TWILIGHT COLLEGE PREPARATORY ACAD SACRAMENTO 2007-08 2011-12 2016-17
ASPIRE ALEXANDER TWILIGHT SECONDARY ACADEMY SACRAMENTO 2007-08 2011-12 2016-17
ASPIRE DOWNTOWN STOCKTON PREPARATORY ACADEMY STOCKTON 2007-08 2011-12 2016-17
ASPIRE JUNIOR COLLEGIATE ACADEMY OAKLAND 2007-08 2011-12 2016-17
ASPIRE PORT-CITY ACADEMY (TRINITY ELEMENTARY) OAKLAND 2007-08 2011-12 2016-17
ASPIRE TITAN ACADEMY HUNTINGTON PARK 2007-08 2011-12 2016-17
ASPIRE VANGUARD COLLEGE PREPARATORY ACADEMY EMPIRE 2009-10 2013-14
BARACK OBAMA CHARTER CLAREMONT 2009-10 2013-14
DIXON MONTESSORI CHARTER DIXON 2010-11 2014-15
EVEREST PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL REDWOOD CITY 2009-10 2013-14

Pages

The following schools are no longer under the oversight of this authorizer, but were previously authorized by this authorizer.
Schoolsort descending City Opened Last Charter End Status
CALIFORNIA COLLEGE, CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION WEST SACRAMENTO 2010-11 Closed
EDISON CHARTER ACADEMY SAN FRANCISCO 2001-02 2005-06 Open