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Official Seal of the California Department of Education

Intent to Submit

Model Continuation High School Recognition Program
(Program Year: 2021–22)

Equity Division

This form is to be used by principals of continuation high schools to indicate their intent to submit a 2021–22 Model Continuation High School (MCHS) Application. Submission of this completed form is required in order to be considered for model school status.

Submitting this form
does not obligate the principal to submit an application. In order to submit this form, all applicable questions must be completed. Please note that only schools meeting the eligibility criteria are invited to apply.
School Eligibility Criteria:

1) The school is established as a “continuation high school” according to California Education Code sections 48430–48438.

2) The school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

3) The school's WASC Visiting Committee Report verifies that the school has completed a full self-study, which typically involves a three and one-half day visit.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Applicants are normally required to meet and/or address the 75 percent daily attendance rate standard. However, this information is not required for the 2021–22 MCHS Application due to the complications of COVID-19 and distance learning.
If you have any questions regarding this form or the MCHS Recognition Program, please contact the Educational Options Office (EOO) by phone at 916-323-2183 or by email at

The deadline to submit this form is
Friday, September 17, 2021.

Learn more about the MCHS Recognition Program or select
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