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District Reorganizations

List of district reorganizations, name changes, and new or retired districts.

Per the California Education Code Section 35511, an "action to reorganize districts" means either of the following:

(a) An action to form a new school district, which is accomplished through any of, or any combination of, the following:

  1. Dissolving two or more existing school districts of the same kind and forming one or more new school districts of that same kind from the entire territory of the original districts.
  2. Forming one or more new school districts of the same kind from all or parts of one or more existing school districts of that same kind.
  3. Unifying school districts, including the consolidation of all or part of one or more high school districts with all or part of one or more component school districts into one or more new unified school districts.
  4. Deunifying a school district, including the conversion of all or part of a unified school district into one or more new high school districts, each with two or more new component districts.

(b) An action to transfer territory, including the transfer of all or part of an existing school district to another existing school district.

List of District Reorganizations

For information on district reorganizations or changes made prior to 2016–17, please contact CDS administration staff.

Questions:   CDS Administration | cdsadmin@cde.ca.gov | 916-327-4014
Last Reviewed: Monday, July 06, 2020
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