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Naming Of Facility   

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The Board of Education shall name schools or individual buildings in recognition of:

1. Individuals, living or deceased, who have made outstanding contributions to the school district, county or community.

2. Individuals, living or deceased, who have made contributions of local, state, national or worldwide significance

3. The geographic area in which the school or building is located

The Board encourages community participation in the process of selecting names. Members of the Community may make suggestions and submit recommendations to the Board for consideration.

Prior to naming schools or individual buildings the Board shall post the proposed name and identify the building or school under consideration for naming/re-naming in an agenda item for action and hold a public hearing.

The renaming of existing schools or major facilities shall occur only under extraordinary circumstances and after public input.


Upon request, the Board shall consider naming buildings, parts of buildings or athletic fields in honor of the contributions of students, staff members and community members who are deceased.

The naming of such buildings, parts of buildings or athletic fields shall be voted upon at any duly called meeting of the Board of Education.

Legal Reference:


35160 Authority of governing boards


adopted: June 10, 2009 Lynwood, California

revised: March 22, 2016