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Below is a list of all of the County Offices of Education that have announced closures, this list will be updated as new information is released.

Alameda

Alameda County schools will be engaged in distance learning for the remainder of the school year.

Read the full statement here.

Alpine

In recognition of the statewide COVID-19 situation and the potential impact in Alpine County, the Superintendent of Schools and Board of Trustees have decided in concurrence with Dr. Richard Johnson, County Public Health Officer, to close all public Alpine County schools from March 17 to April 12, with Spring Break being moved a week earlier (from April 13-17) to April 6-10.

Read the full statement here.

Butte

Schools will remain closed for in-person instruction for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, while focusing on distance learning. 

Read the full statement here.

Calaveras

School campuses will not be reopening for standard operations for the remainder of the school year and will transition from classroom instruction to distance learning

Read the full statement here.

Colusa

Colusa County Superintendent of Schools Michael P. West announced today that he made the recommendation to close all in-person instruction in schools in Colusa County effective Wednesday, March 18 through Friday, April 17, 2020. Each district will determine the specific dates their schools will be closed. Please check district websites as to when specific school closure dates will occur.

Read the full statement here.

Contra Costa

Seven Bay Area county health officers, in collaboration with their county superintendents have made a unified, regional decision to extend school closures and student dismissals from regular school attendance through May 1, 2020 to slow the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to the maximum extent. The safety and wellness of students, school personnel, and the community are the highest priorities of all schools and districts in these six counties.

Read the full statement here.

El Dorado

The El Dorado County Office of Education in concurrence with the El Dorado County Public Health Officer and the superintendents of our 15 school district have decided to extend the closure of all public El Dorado County schools through the end of the school year.

Read the full statement here.

Fresno

All public schools, and most if not all faith-based and charter schools in the county, are closed now through the end of their regularly scheduled spring breaks.

Read the full statement here.

Glenn

Based on the recommendation from Public Health, all Glenn districts are closed today (March 17) through April 20. Visit the webpage here for more information.

Humboldt

Due to the shelter in place orders from Humboldt County Public Health today and the continued risk to community health posed by the coronavirus, all school districts in Humboldt County will continue to be closed at least through April 10.

Read the full statement here.

Imperial

In alignment with recommendations from the Governor and State Superintendent of Schools, all Imperial County public school facilities will remain closed through the remainder of the school year. 

Read the full statement here.

Kern

KCSOS and Kern County school districts have decided to extend their emergency school closures through at least Friday, May 1, 2020, to limit the community spread of COVID-19.

Read the full statement here.

Kings

As a precautionary step to slow and prevent the spread of COVID-19, and after careful deliberations with local school district leaders and in consultation with the Kings County Department of Public Health, we hereby support the decision of schools and districts in our county to close schools through Spring Break. We are optimistic that we will resume classroom instruction after Spring Break with schools anticipated to reopen on April 14, 2020.

Read the full statement here.

Los Angeles

Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools Debra Duardo today announced her recommendation that school campuses remain physically closed through the end of the academic year.

Read the full statement here.

Madera

All public schools in Madera County will be closed immediately and the closure will tentatively last until April 13.

Read more here.

Marin

Seven Bay Area county health officers, in collaboration with their county superintendents have made a unified, regional decision to extend school closures and student dismissals from regular school attendance through May 1, 2020 to slow the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to the maximum extent. The safety and wellness of students, school personnel, and the community are the highest priorities of all schools and districts in these six counties.

Read the full statement here.

Mariposa

After a call with our local county officials and discussions with my Board, we are preparing to cancel classes this week, March 16th-March 20th. School will reopen on March 23rd, unless conditions call for an extension.

Read the full statement here.

Mendocino

All Mendocino County public school districts are suspending site-based instruction either today (March 16) or tomorrow (March 17). The lengths of the closures vary and details can be found on district websites as well as www.mcoe.us.

At MCOE, we are suspending site-based MCOE instruction as of Tuesday, March 17 through April 13 as a precautionary measure. Before re-opening on April 13, we will collaborate with health officials to evaluate the situation to determine whether it is safe to resume site-based instruction.

Merced

Merced County school districts will suspend school operations through Friday, April 17.

Read the full statement here.

Mono

Mammoth Unified School District is closed for two weeks beginning March 16. Please visit the district website here. The Mono COE website can be found here.

Monterey

The Monterey County Office of Education, school district superintendents, and the charter school directors are taking a safety first approach and immediate action to extend the school facility closures through the end of the school year .

Read the full statement here.

Nevada

Updated: In recognition of the statewide COVID-19 situation and the potential impact in Nevada County, School District Superintendents, Charter School Directors, and County Superintendent of Schools Scott W. Lay, have decided to suspend starting distance learning this week and close all public Nevada County schools during the week of March 16-20, 2020.  The ability to operate distance learning will be reassessed by March 20, 2020 in hopes of having distance learning operable for the weeks of March 23 – April 12, 2020.

Read the full statement here.

Napa

The Napa County Office of Education has closed all student programs on Napa Valley Unified School District sites, including Career Technical Education, Early Childhood Preschool and After School programs. For a full list, as well as a list of NCOE districts with closures, visit the site here.

Orange

County superintendent Al Mijares recommends school districts in Orange County cancel student attendance on campuses through the end of this academic year and channel their efforts toward adopting robust and effective distance learning models.

Read the full statement here.

Placer

Placer County Superintendent of Schools Gayle Garbolino-Mojica, school district superintendents and charter school operators have decided in concurrence with Placer County Public Health to extend closures of all public schools and state preschools in Placer County through May 1, 2020 in order to slow the spread of COVID-19 to the maximum extent possible.

Read the full statement here.

Riverside

On March 17, Riverside County Public Health Officer Dr. Cameron Kaiser released an executive order directing Riverside County schools to close through April 30, 2020.

Read more here.

Sacramento

All Sacramento County school districts are closed through rest of school year; distance learning and school meals will continue.

Read the full statement here.

San Benito

All school facility closures are recommended to be extended through the end of the school year.

Read the full statement here.

San Bernardino

San Bernardino County school districts have extended school site closures through the end of the 2019-20 school year.

Read the full release here.

San Diego

All San Diego County school districts will close indefinitely and transition to distance learning.

Read the full statement here.

San Francisco

Seven Bay Area county health officers, in collaboration with their county superintendents have made a unified, regional decision to extend school closures and student dismissals from regular school attendance through May 1, 2020 to slow the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to the maximum extent. The safety and wellness of students, school personnel, and the community are the highest priorities of all schools and districts in these six counties.

Read the full statement here.

San Joaquin

After careful consideration and consultation with San Joaquin County Public Health Services, the San Joaquin County Superintendent of Schools and school districts in San Joaquin County have made the decision to temporarily close schools, effective Monday, March 16, in response to the novel coronavirus.

Read the full statement here.

San Luis Obispo

All schools within will continue to deliver distance education to all students until it is safe to resume in-person instruction and after consultation with health and government officials.

Read more here.

San Mateo

Seven Bay Area county health officers, in collaboration with their county superintendents have made a unified, regional decision to extend school closures and student dismissals from regular school attendance through May 1, 2020 to slow the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to the maximum extent. The safety and wellness of students, school personnel, and the community are the highest priorities of all schools and districts in these six counties.

Read the full statement here.

Santa Barbara

K-12 Public School Campuses in Santa Barbara County to remain closed through the end of the 2019-2020 school year; Services will be provided through distance learning

Read the full statement here.

Santa Clara

Seven Bay Area county health officers, in collaboration with their county superintendents have made a unified, regional decision to extend school closures and student dismissals from regular school attendance through May 1, 2020 to slow the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to the maximum extent. The safety and wellness of students, school personnel, and the community are the highest priorities of all schools and districts in these six counties.

Read the full statement here.

Santa Cruz

School District Superintendents and the Santa Cruz County Office of Education have decided in concurrence with the Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency to close all public Santa Cruz County schools for the week of March 16-20 . We will reassess at the end of next week whether an extension of school closures beyond March 20th will be necessary.

Please visit the website for the full statement.

Sierra

The Sierra-Plumas Joint Unified School District and the County Office of Education have closed all schools until Tuesday, April 14th.

Read the full statement here

Siskiyou

All but one district in the south part of the county are closing on Wednesday, March 18 for an extended Easter break.  All of the districts in north part of the county remain open as of Saturday, March 14.

Solano

In light of the ever-changing situation with COVID-19, Solano County Superintendents and Charter School Administrators have made the difficult decision to close schools for two weeks beginning Monday, March 16, 2020 through Friday, March 27, 2020. Superintendents and Charter School Administrators will make a determination at that time about any further closures.

Please visit the website for more information.

Sonoma

In a precautionary effort to further mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Sonoma County and the state, Sonoma County Department of Health Services (DHS) and Sonoma County Office of Education (SCOE), are recommending that Sonoma County school districts temporarily suspend in-person classes through at least March 27.

Click here to read the full Press Release.

Stanislaus

To prevent further spread of COVID-19, the Stanislaus County Office of Education, in collaboration with the 25 school districts in the county, and the Stanislaus Public Health Department, is announcing that school closures are extending through May 3, 2020.

Read the full statement here.

Sutter

All Sutter County Superintendent of Schools Programs, including Feather River Academy, Special Education, Tri-County ROP, Sutter County Adult Education and Sutter County One-Stop, in concurrence with the Sutter County Health Department, announce we do not anticipate schools returning earlier than Monday, May 4, 2020.

Please visit the website here.

Tuolumne

School facilities in Tuolumne County will remain closed for the remainder of the 19/20 school year. Distance Learning for the remainder of the 2019-20 School Year will be in effect.

Read the full statement here.

Tulare

Porterville and Visalia USD have closed. Please visit the district webpage for more information.

Ventura

All Ventura County School Districts have agreed to keep their campuses closed through the end of the school year in support of the coronavirus mitigation effort.

Read more by visiting the website here.

Yolo

For the health and safety of students, staff and the community of Yolo County, all school districts will be closing their schools as of March 16, 2020.

More information including dates of program closures for each district can be found on the website here.

 

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