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Oakdale Jt. USD |  BP  3260  Business and Noninstructional Operations

Fees And Charges   

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The Board of Education recognizes its responsibility to furnish books, materials, instructional equipment and other resources necessary for each student's participation in the educational program at no cost to them.

No student shall be required to pay a fee, deposit, or other charge for his/her participation in an educational activity which constitutes an integral fundamental part of the district's educational program, including curricular and extracurricular activities. (Education Code 49010, 49011; 5 CCR 350)

(cf. 3100 - Budget)

(cf. 6145 - Extracurricular and Cocurricular Activities)

Because the needs of the district must be met with limited available funds, the Board may charge fees when specifically authorized by law. The district shall consider the student and parent/guardian's ability to pay when establishing fee schedules and granting exceptions.

(cf. 1321 - Solicitation of Funds from and by Students)

(cf. 3250 - Transportation Fees)

(cf. 3290 - Gifts, Grants and Bequests)

(cf. 3515.4 - Recovery for Property Loss or Damage)

(cf. 3553 - Free and Reduced Price Meals)

(cf. 5143 - Insurance)

(cf. 9323.2 - Actions by the Board)

A complaint alleging district noncompliance with the prohibition against requiring student fees, deposits, or other charges shall be filed in accordance with the district's procedures in BP/AR 1312.3 - Uniform Complaint Procedures. (Education Code 49013)

If, upon investigation, the district finds merit in the complaint, the Superintendent or designee shall recommend and the Board shall adopt an appropriate remedy to be provided to all affected students and parents/guardians in accordance with 5 CCR 4600.

Information related to the prohibition against requiring students to pay fees for participation in an educational activity shall be included in the district's annual notification required to be provided to all students, parents/guardians, employees, and other interested parties pursuant to 5 CCR 4622. (Education Code 49013)

(cf. 1312.3 - Uniform Complaint Procedures)

(cf. 4112.9/4212.9/4312.9 - Employee Notifications)

(cf. 5145.6 - Parental Notifications)

Legal Reference:


8239 Preschool and wraparound child care services

8250 Child care and development services for children with disabilities

8263 Child care eligibility

8482.6 After School Education and Safety programs

8760-8774 Outdoor science and conservation programs

17453.1 District sale or lease of Internet appliances or personal computers to students or parents

17551 Property fabricated by students

19910-19911 Offenses against libraries

32033 Eye protective devices

32221 Insurance for athletic team member

32390 Fingerprinting program

35330-35332 Excursions and field trips

35335 School camp programs

38080-38085 Cafeteria establishment and use

38120 Use of school band equipment on excursions to foreign countries

39801.5 Transportation for adults

39807.5 Payment of transportation costs

39837 Transportation of students to places of summer employment

48050 Residents of adjoining states

48052 Tuition for foreign residents

48904 Liability of parent or guardian

49010-49013 Student fees

49065 Charge for copies

49066 Grades, effect of physical education class apparel

49091.14 Prospectus of school curriculum

51810-51815 Community service classes

52612 Tuition for adult classes

52613 Nonimmigrant aliens

56504 School records; students with disabilities

60410 Students in classes for adults


6253 Request for copy; fee


Article 9, Section 5 Common school system


350 Fees not permitted

4600-4687 Uniform complaint procedures


1184 Foreign Students


Driving School Assn of CA v. San Mateo Union HSD (1993) 11 Cal. App. 4th 1513

Arcadia Unified School District v. State Department of Education (1992) 2 Cal 4th 251

Steffes v. California Interscholastic Federation (1986) 176 Cal. App. 3d 739

Hartzell v. Connell (1984) 35 Cal. 3d 899

CTA v. Glendale School District Board of Education (1980) 109 Cal. App. 3d 738

Management Resources:


Pupil Fees, Deposits, and Other Charges: Cap and Gown for High School Graduation Ceremony, Addendum to Fiscal Management Advisory 12-02, October 4, 2013

Fees, Deposits and Other Charges, Fiscal Management Advisory 12-02, April 24, 2013





adopted: May 11, 2009 Oakdale, California

revised: November 14, 2016