CAPSO

About CAPSO

A consortium of pre-collegiate, independent, and religious school organizations striving to promote excellence in education and to preserve philosophical and religious values as well as the spiritual dimensions of life. Learn more…

Members

CAPSO members exemplify the great diversity of private education in the United States. The organizations represent schools, both sectarian and non-sectarian, serving approximately 80% of California’s children from preschool through twelfth grade who are enrolled in the state’s private schools. Learn about our members…

Legislative Action Center

Learn about the issues, current legislation, judicial proceedings and administrative actions that impact California’s K-12 private schools. Go there…

Mid-Week E-Mailer

CAPSO publishes a monthly newsletter during the course of the school year containing timely information, links to resources, and commentary from a private school perspective.

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You can help protect and champion the independence, diversity, and excellence that are hallmarks of California’s K-12 private schools.

Your tax-deductible contribution supports California’s oldest, largest, most respected and most inclusive consortium of private school organizations. Maintaining a strong and vital statewide coalition is in the best interest of every private school. Donate now…

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