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School Attendance Boundaries   

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The Governing Board shall establish school attendance boundaries in order to maximize the efficient use of district facilities and effective administration of district schools. The Superintendent or designee shall periodically review school attendance boundaries and, as necessary, make recommendations to the Board for boundary adjustments.

When reviewing school attendance boundaries, the Superintendent or designee shall consider the following factors:

1. School and enrollment data, including declining enrollment pattern

2. Geographic features, including traffic patterns

3. Student safety and transportation

4. Racial and ethnic balance

5. Facility capacity and design, including potential commercial and residential developments

6. School feeder patterns, including maintaining, to the extent practicable, continuity of student attendance

7. Educational programs, such as magnet schools and charter schools

(cf. 7160 - Charter School Facilities)

8. Educational programs, such as magnet schools and charter schools

9. Community input

10. Other factors

Students residing in a community facilities district shall have priority, to the extent provided by law, for attendance at schools financed in whole or in part by the community facilities district. The degree of priority must reflect the proportion of each school's financing provided through the community facilities district. (Government Code 53312.7)

(cf. 7212 - Mello-Roos Districts)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

35160 Authority of governing boards

35160.1 Broad authority of school districts

35160.5 District policies; rules and regulations

35291 Rules

35350 Transportation of students

35351 Assignment of students to particular schools

GOVERNMENT CODE

53311-53317.5 Establishment of community facilities district

CALIFORNIA CONSTITUTION

Article I, Section 31 Discrimination based on race, sex, color, ethnicity

COURT DECISIONS

Crawford v. Huntington Beach Union High School District (2002) 98 Cal.App.4th 1275

Crawford v. Board of Education (1976) 17 Cal.3d 280

Jackson v. Pasadena City School District (1963) 59 Cal.2d 876

Management Resources:

WEB SITES

California Department of Education: http://www.cde.ca.gov

Policy ESCONDIDO UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: January 13, 2009 Escondido, California