Complaint Notice & Form
The Charter School Complaint form is utilized only for three categories. California Education Code (EC) Section 47605 (d) (4) allows a parent or guardian to submit a complaint to the charter school authorizer when a charter is engaged in one of the three categories listed below:
Pupil was discouraged from enrolling or seeking to enroll in the charter school.
Records were requested to be submitted to the charter school before enrollment.
Pupil was encouraged to disenroll from the charter school and transfer to another school.
Any other complaints or concerns outside of the three categories listed above should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
ARR Information for Parents:
Please review the information on the Charter School Complaint Notice web page at https://www.cde.ca.gov/ sp/ch/cscomplaint.asp for information on how to obtain the correct form from your charter school.
Charter School Complaint Notice 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, 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
- Foster youth
- Neglected or delinquent
- 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.
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 Elementary School District
Attention: Nikol Baker
Lake Elementary School District4672 County Road Norland, CA 95963
Phone: 530-865-1255 Fax: 530-865-1203