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May 2007 Bulletin

May 2007 Bulletin

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May 17, 2007 
TO:  Business and Accounting Administrators Charter School Administrators Selected Los Angeles County K-12 School Districts  
FROM:  Philip Thi, Financial Operations Consultant Accounting, Disbursements, and Financial Systems Division School Financial Services  
SUBJECT:  Charter Schools Audit Contract Information  

This bulletin follow-up communication e-mail sent the Los Angeles County Office Education (LACOE) charter schools May 7th requesting audit contract information (see Attachment No. 1). LACOE received letter from the California State Controllers Office, Division Audits, requesting audit contract information for charter schools (see Attachment No. 2).   
This bulletin provide clarification the earlier communication and re-affirm the responsibility the chartering authority. Since the responsibility the chartering authority monitor each charter school, this request being forwarded you for action. 
LACOEs Business Charter Schools Unit (BCSU) has received the audit information for some the charter schools result the May 7th e-mail. are including with this bulletin list charter schools that have responded with this information (see Attachment No. 3). your charter school has not provided response, you will need obtain the information soon possible and send LACOE May 22. LACOE will supply the requested information the State Controllers Office your behalf. you have any questions comments about this bulletin, please contact (562) 922-8693 thi_philip@lacoe.edu. 
Approved: Pamela Fees, Director Division School Financial Services 
PT:cmw 
Bul. No. 414 SFS-A57-2006-07 
From: Wiggan_Claudette Sent: Monday, May 07, 2007 11:54 Subject: Audit Firm Information Importance: High 
To: All Charter Schools 
Each year the State Controllers Office confirms that the county offices education, school districts, and certain joint powers entities have arranged for their annual audits. This year they are also collecting information regarding audits for charter schools. 
Therefore, please complete and return the Audit Contract Information form May 22, 2007 via fax (562) 940-1624. The form may obtained either clicking here opening the attachment. 
You may contact the Business Charter School Unit (BCSU) follows: 
	 
Philip Thi  (562) 922-8693 thi_philip@lacoe.edu 

	 
Claudette Wiggan-Reid  (562) 401-5574 
wiggan_claudette@lacoe.edu 

Thank you! 
============================ 

Claudette Wiggan-Reid 
Los Angeles County Office Education Division School Financial Services Tel (562) 401-5318 Fax (562) 922-6365 
Attachment No. Bul. No. 414 SFS-A57-2006-07 

Division School Financial Services 
Office Educa tion 
Business Charter Schools Unit (BCSU) 
Audit Contract Information 

COE 3-digit No. 
Audit Firm Information: 
Name: 
Address: 
Telephone No: 
Check the appropriate contract years and fill the fee for each year. the audit firm charges hourly rate the amount needs adjustment for the COLA, provide estimate the total cost. 
Completed by: Date: 
Print Name 
Telephone No.: 

JOHN CHlANG 
O!alifornin c'Stttt Clion:troHr 
Date:  May 2007  
To:  County Office Education  
Subject:  AUDIT CONTRACTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2006-07  

Each year the State Controller's Office confirms that the county offices education. school districts, and certain joint powers entities have arranged for their annual audits. This year 
arc also collecting information regarding audits for charter schools that \-ill issue 
separate audit report. 
Please forward the following information for your office and all pertinent entities within your county: Name the county office education, school district, charter school, joint powers 
entity. 
Name and address the contracted CPA firm. 
Fiscal year(s) covered the audit contract. 
Audit fee for each fiscal year. the entity charged hourly rate the amount needs adjustment for the COLA, provide estimate the total cost. 

Please send the audit contract information the following address May 31, 2007: 
State Controller's Office, Division Audits Attention: School District Audits 
Post Office Box 942850, Sacramento, California 94250-5874 you have any questions, please call Audrey Traina, Audit Manager, (916) 322-5342. 
Sincerely, 

1J-/4'-)11pu  

C'ASANDRA Chief 

Financial Audits Bureau 
Division Audits 
Attachment No. Bui. No. 414 
MAILING ADDRESS P.O. Box 942850, S.i:ramento,
SFS-A57-2006-07 

SACRAMENTO 300 Capitol Mall, Suite 518, Sacramento, 95814 (916) 324-8907 LOS ANGELES 600 Corporate Pointe, Suite 1000, Culver City, 90230 (310) 342-5656 
Los Angeles County Office Education
 Division School Financial Services
 Business Charter Schools Unit (BCSU)
 
Charter Schools Audit Contract Information 
SPONSORING DISTRICT  CHARTER NAME  Charter  Audit Info. Received  
AVUHSD  Desert Sands Charter High School  411  
Baldwin Park  Opportunities for Learning-Baldwin Park  402  
Burbank  Options for Youth Burbank  130  
CDE  Animo Inglewood Charter High School  432  
CDE  New West Charter Middle School  431  
CDE  School Arts Enterprise  505  
Centinela  Media Arts Academy Centinela (MAAC)  590  
Gorman  Antelope Valley Desert Montessori Charter  748  
Gorman  Gorman Learning Center  285  
Gorman  Lifeline Education Charter School  478  
Hawthorne  Hawthorne Mathematics Science and Technology  523  
Inglewood  Wilder's Preparatory Academy Charter School  582  
Lawndale  Environmental Charter High School  353  
Lennox  Animo Leadership High School  281  
Lennox  Century Academy for Excellence  809  
Lennox  Century Community Charter School  672  
Lennox  Lennox Mathematics, Science Technology Academy  509  
Long Beach USD  Constellation Community Middle Charter  058  
Long Beach USD  Emerson Parkside Academy Charter School  385  
Long Beach USD  New City School  291  
Los Angeles USD  Academia Avance Charter School  738  
Los Angeles USD  Academia Semillas Del Pueblo  447  
Los Angeles USD  Accelerated Elementary Charter  539  
Los Angeles USD  Animo Film Theater Arts Charter High School  785  
Los Angeles USD  Animo Jackie Robinson Charter High School  793  
Los Angeles USD  Animo Justice Charter High School  794  
Los Angeles USD  Animo Pat Brown Charter High School  649  
Los Angeles USD  Animo Ralph Bunche Charter High School  781  
Los Angeles USD  Animo South Los Angeles Charter High School  602  
Los Angeles USD  Animo Venice Charter High School  648  
Los Angeles USD  Antonio Maria Lugo Academy  694  
Los Angeles USD  Aspire Los Angeles Secondary  693  
Los Angeles USD  Bert Corona Charter School  654  
Los Angeles USD  Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy  826  
Los Angeles USD  California Academy for Liberal Studies (Middle School  331  
Los Angeles USD  California Academy for Liberal Studies Early College High  710  
Los Angeles USD  Camino Nuevo Charter Academy  293  
Los Angeles USD  Camino Nuevo High School  635  
Los Angeles USD  Canyon Elementary Charter  226  
Los Angeles USD  Celerity Nascent Charter  716  
Los Angeles USD  Central City Value School  534  
Los Angeles USD  Charter High School Arts-Multimedia Performing (CHAMPS)  712  
Los Angeles USD  Chime Charter Middle School  580  
Los Angeles USD  Chime Charter School  417  
Los Angeles USD  CityLife Downtown Charter School  508  
Los Angeles USD  College-Ready Academy High School  790  
Los Angeles USD  College-Ready Academy High School  784  
Los Angeles USD  Community Charter Early College High School  733  
Los Angeles USD  Community Charter Middle School  213  

Attachment No.
 Info. Bul. No.414
 SFS-A57-2006-07 
Los Angeles County Office Education
 Division School Financial Services
 Business Charter Schools Unit (BCSU)
 
Charter Schools Audit Contract Information 
SPONSORING DISTRICT  CHARTER NAME  Charter  Audit Info. Received  
Los Angeles USD  Community Harvest Charter School  474  
Los Angeles USD  Cornerstone Prep Charter School  520  
Los Angeles USD  Crenshaw Arts Tech Charter High (CATCH)  570  
Los Angeles USD  Crescendo Charter Academy  808  
Los Angeles USD  Crescendo Charter Conservatory  821  
Los Angeles USD  Crescendo Charter School  742  
Los Angeles USD  Culture Language Academy Success (CLAS)  536  
Los Angeles USD  Discovery Charter Preparatory School  470  
Los Angeles USD  Downtown Value School  448  
Los Angeles USD  Dr. Theo Alexander Jr. Science Center School  604  
Los Angeles USD  Excel Charter Academy  798  
Los Angeles USD  Fenton Avenue Charter School  030  
Los Angeles USD  Frederick Douglass Academy High School  833  
Los Angeles USD  Frederick Douglass Academy Middle School  814  
Los Angeles USD  Gabriella Charter School  713  
Los Angeles USD  Garr Academy Mathematics Entrepreneurial Studies (GAMES)  829  
Los Angeles USD  Gertz-Ressler High School  645  
Los Angeles USD  Giraffe Charter School  743  
Los Angeles USD  Granada Hills Charter School  572  
Los Angeles USD  Heritage College-Ready Charter High School  714  
Los Angeles USD  High Tech High School  537  
Los Angeles USD  Huntington Park College-Ready Academy High School  718  
Los Angeles USD  Ivy Academia Charter School  619  
Los Angeles USD  James Jordan Middle School  734  
Los Angeles USD  Jardin Infancia School  663  
Los Angeles USD  Kenter Canyon Elementary Charter  227  
Los Angeles USD  KIPP Academy Opportunity  530  
Los Angeles USD  KIPP Los Angeles College Preparatory  531  
Los Angeles USD  Lakeview Charter Academy  603  
Los Angeles USD  Larchmont Charter School  717  
Los Angeles USD  Los Angeles Academy Arts and Enterprise (LAAAE)  675  
Los Angeles USD  Los Angeles Educational Achievement Partnership (LEAP)  584  
Los Angeles USD  Los Angeles International Charter High School  741  
Los Angeles USD  Los Angeles Leadership Academy  461  
Los Angeles USD  Los Feliz Charter School for the Arts  827  
Los Angeles USD  Magnolia Science Academy  438  
Los Angeles USD  Math and Science School-College Ready (MASS)  788  
Los Angeles USD  Milagro Charter Elementary School  600  
Los Angeles USD  Montague Charter Academy  115  
Los Angeles USD  Multicultural Learning Center  388  
Los Angeles USD  New Academy Canoga Park  592  
Los Angeles USD  New Designs Charter School  601  
Los Angeles USD  New Economics for Women (NEW) Academy Science Arts  521  
Los Angeles USD  New Heights Charter School  761  
Los Angeles USD  New Village Charter High School  791  
Los Angeles USD  North Valley Charter Academy  540  
Los Angeles USD  Ocean Charter School  569  
Los Angeles USD  Open Charter Magnet School  012  
Los Angeles USD  Opportunities Unlimited Charter High School  737  
Los Angeles USD  Oscar Hoya Amino Charter High School  581  
Los Angeles USD  Our Community School  739  
Los Angeles USD  Pacifica Community Charter School  449  
Los Angeles USD  Pacoima Charter School  583  
Los Angeles USD  Palisades Marquez Charter School  228  
Los Angeles USD  Palisades Charter Elementary  229 
Los Angeles County Office Education
 Division School Financial Services
 Business Charter Schools Unit (BCSU)
 
Charter Schools Audit Contract Information 
SPONSORING DISTRICT  CHARTER NAME  Charter  Audit Info. Received  
Los Angeles USD  Palisades Charter High School  037  
Los Angeles USD  Para Los Ninos Charter School  475  
Los Angeles USD  Paul Revere Middle Charter School  225  
Los Angeles USD  Port Los Angeles High School  542  
Los Angeles USD  Puente Charter School  473  
Los Angeles USD  Renaissance Arts Academy  579  
Los Angeles USD  Richard Merkin Middle Academy  715  
Los Angeles USD  Santa Monica Blvd. Community Charter School  446  
Los Angeles USD  Stella Middle Charter Academy  535  
Los Angeles USD  Synergy Charter  636  
Los Angeles USD  The Accelerated School  045  
Los Angeles USD  Topanga Learn-Charter Elementary  230  
Los Angeles USD  Vaughn Next Century Learning Center  016  
Los Angeles USD  View Park Preparatory Accelerated Charter Middle  506  
Los Angeles USD  View Park Preparatory Accelerated Charter School  190  
Los Angeles USD  View Park Preparatory Accelerated High School  543  
Los Angeles USD  Wallis Annenberg High School  538  
Los Angeles USD  Watts Learning Center Charter School  131  
Los Angeles USD  Westwood Charter School  031  
Los Angeles USD  Wisdom Academy for Young Scientists  839  
Palmdale  Antelope Valley Learning Academy  841  
Palmdale  Guidance Charter School  427  
Pasadena  Nia Educational Charter School  618  
San Gabriel USD  Options for Youth San Gabriel  117  
West Covina  California Virtual Academy Los Angeles  838  
West Covina  San Jose-Edison Academy  142  
Wm. Hart  Opportunities for Learning-Santa Clarita  214  
Wm. Hart  Sequoia Charter  831  
Wm. Hart  Transitional Learning Center Charter School  397  
LACOE  Odyssey Charter School  249  
LACOE  Soledad Enrichment Action Charter School  124  
LACOE  Today's Fresh Start Charter School  597