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

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

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

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

4. Other names of historic or community interest

The Board encourages community participation in the process of selecting names. A citizen advisory committee shall be appointed to review name suggestions and submit recommendations for the Board's consideration.

(cf. 1220 - Citizen Advisory Committees)

The renaming of existing schools or facilities shall occur only under extraordinary circumstances and after thorough study.


Upon approval of the site principal and superintendent, modest and inconspicuous memorials such as trees or benches may be placed at school facilities.

Legal Reference:


35160 Authority of governing boards


adopted: June 20, 2012 Soquel, California