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Charter School Renewal

​​​​​​Per Education Code section 47607.4, effective July 1, 2021, all charter schools whose term expires on or between January 1, 2022, and June 30, 2025, inclusive, shall have their term extended by two years. ​​​​
Per Senate Bill 114 which amended Education Code section 47607.4, all charter school terms that expire on or between January 1, 2023 and June 30, 2027, will be extended by one additional year. 

The Orange County Board of Education may grant one or more subsequent renewals to a charter school pursuant to Education Code sections 47607 and 47607.2.

The California Department of Education annually publishes a data file that provides the performance categories for all non-DASS charter schools to be used for charter school renewal.  ​

Orange County Department of Education Charter Schools Unit staff facilitate the charter school petition sub​mission​ process, conduct petition review, and provide recommendations, including recommended findings, to the Orange County Board of Education.

​​​​​​​​The links below offer information on the charter school renewal process.


Board Policy & Appendix 400-12 Charter Schools

Charter Petitioner Certification for Renewal

Orange County Board of Education meeting schedule and information can be found at:​me.aspx

​California Department of Education: Determining Charter School Performance Category​ (flyer)

California Department of Education: Charter School Database​

Last reviewed: July 2023       ​