Welcome to Iftin Charter

Iftin Charter School is a tuition-free public school with an open enrollment system that accepts children from anywhere in San Diego County. Our school runs independently from the San Diego Unified School District, tailoring to our own program and community needs. This provides an increase in educational choice for our administration, classroom teachers, policymakers, and parents.

Iftin Charter is non-sectarian in all its programs, admission policies, employment practices and operations. Iftin does not discriminate against any pupil on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, gender or disability


Iftin Charter School is dedicated to identifying, locating and assessing all students within the district from birth to 21 years of age who may have disabilities, and providing appropriate support and/or related services to those students determined by an educational evaluation.

Iftin Charter is committed to providing eligible students with disabilities a free and appropriate public education consistent with federal and state laws, including those students enrolled in private schools, wards of the state, highly mobile students with exceptional needs, etc. For information call (619) 265-2411.

These services are provided based on the individual needs of the student. After a team, comprised of educational professionals and the parent(s) determine a students' unique needs and consider a variety of factors an Individual Education Program (IEP) is created. An IEP is a legal document that describes how Iftin Charter School provides services to a student with exceptional needs. Special Ed support and services are provided under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 2004).