Impact on Charter Authorizer 
(Preliminary Renewal Petition language for submission for charter renewal 2021 - 2026)

Governing Law: Potential civil liability effects, if any, upon the charter school and upon the school district. Education Code Section 47605(h).


  • Encore will not seek any additional financial support or facilities provisions from the District. Encore will NOT exercise its facilities right under Proposition 39 and will provide facilities that can accommodate its students (Grades 7 – 12) in its own campus facility.


  • Encore shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the District, the District's Board of Trustees, and each of their members, officers, administrators, employees, agents, representatives, volunteers, successors, and assigns to the fullest extent permitted by law and in accordance with the terms of this Charter and the MOU between the District and Encore.

  • Further, Encore and the District shall enter into a memorandum of understanding, wherein Encore shall indemnify the District for the actions of Encore under this charter.

  • Encore shall work diligently to assist the District in meeting any and all oversight obligations under the law, including monthly meetings, reporting, or other District requested protocol to ensure the District shall not be liable for the operations of Encore. Encore and Encore Education Corporation will institute appropriate risk management practices and health and safety policies and practices.

  • Encore shall be operated by Encore Education Corporation, a California non-profit public benefit corporation. This corporation is organized and operated exclusively for charitable purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and California Revenue and Taxation Code Section 23701(d).

  • As such, in accordance with Education Code Section 47604(d), if the District complies with all oversight responsibilities required by law, the District shall not be liable for the debts or obligations of Encore or for claims arising from the performance of acts, errors, or omissions by Encore.

  • Encore will provide Hesperia Unified School District with an annual oversight fee equal to 1% of the overall operational revenues in accordance with Education Code Section 47613.

  • The corporate bylaws of Encore Education Corporation shall provide for indemnification of the Encore Board, officers, agents, and employees. As stated above, Encore will purchase general liability insurance, Board Members and Officers insurance, and fidelity bonding to secure against financial risks. Insurance amounts will be determined by recommendation of the District and Encore’s insurance company for schools of similar size, location, and student population.

  • The District shall be named an additional insured on the general liability insurance of Encore.

  • The Encore Education Corporation Board of Directors will institute appropriate risk management practices as discussed herein, including screening of employees, establishing codes of conduct for students, and dispute resolution.

  • With approval of this charter for Encore, the District will be able to offer a specialized arts and education program as a solution to the demand for more schools of choice apparent throughout the High Desert region. Encore will follow all applicable state, and federal laws.

  • Encore believes it enhances the District it is a part of, supplying an artistic outlet for students within the District and within the Inland Empire region in a secure and challenging environment. We also hope to help the authorizing District with increased test scores and a larger percentage of students going on to college and higher education after completing our program.

  • Encore plans to challenge students with classes that prepare them to enter a University.

  • Encore will work to reach its goals.


Office: 760-949-2036

Hesperia: 760-956-2632 


16955 Lemon Street

Hesperia, CA 92345

Established 08/08/08

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Encore Education Corporation does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin (ancestry), ethnic group identification, mental and physical disability, marital or parental status, sex, sexual orientation, or military status, or genetic information in any of its activities or operations. The perception of one or more of such characteristics: or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Encore Education Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.