A List of Bay Area School Districts Closed Due to Coronavirus Concerns

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March 14, 2020 - 4:22 pm
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With the growing number of confirmed coronavirus cases globally and in California, many school districts have made the decision to shut schools down for two to three weeks to help stem the spread of the virus. 

More than one million students in California are being affected by the closures, with some districts assisting students with meals while out of school.

Here is a list of school districts in the Bay Area that will be closed, with effective dates:

 

Alameda Unified: 

All schools closed through April 3.

 

Antioch Unified School District:

All schools closed from Monday, March 16 to March 30. Three schools will be open for students who receive free and reduced lunch.

 

Berkeley Unified School District:

All schools (serving 9,800 students) closed March 16 to April 3.

 

Dublin Unified:

All schools closed through April 10.

 

Fremont Unified:

All schools closed through March 27, with tentative reopening of Monday, March 30. May be extended depending on recommendations from county and state officials.

 

Hayward Unified:

All schools closed through April 3.

 

Lafayette:

All district schools closed and reopening no earlier than April 6.

 

Marin County:

All schools closed for two weeks through March 27. County is working on providing meals and resources to students. 

 

Martinez Unified School District:

All schools closed for the next three weeks from March 16 to April 3. Spring break will remain as scheduled from April 6 to April 10.

 

Menlo Park City Schools:

All schools closed through April 5.

 

Millbrae Elementary School District:

All schools closed through March 27.

 

Mt. Diablo Unified School District:

Closed starting Tuesday, March 17 after a development day on Monday with no students. No reopening date has been decided.

 

Oakland Unified School District:

All schools closed through at least April 5, the end of district spring break. 

A meal plan is in place for those under 18, with officials developing learning continuity plan for students to stay current in classes, but no assignments will be graded and no new information will be introduced.

 

Orinda Unified:

All schools closed through March 27.

 

Pittsburg Unified School District:

All schools (serving more than 11,000 students) are closed for two weeks through March 27.

 

San Francisco:

All 113 public schools (serving 54,000 students) are closed for three weeks from March 16 to April 3. 

The district is providing free breakfast and lunch starting on Tuesday for pick-up sites across the city.

City recreation centers and libraries will halt regular programming in order to operate as emergency care facilities starting on Monday, March 16 to provide recreation, learning and three meals each day, but social distancing protocols are expected to be followed. Children healthcare workers, disaster service workers and low-income families will be eligible.

Schools in the diocese will be dismissed for two weeks starting Wednesday March 18, and they are scheduled to resume normal operations starting on April 1.

 

San Leandro 

All schools closed through April 3, with spring break shifted to week of March 30. The district will continue to provide free meals to those who rely on them.

 

San Mateo County:

All schools in the district are closed through April 3.

 

San Ramon Valley Unified:

All closed closed through April 10 (closure includes spring break). Students who qualify for the Federal Lunch Program are able to receive free lunch at two sites during lunch hours. 

 

Santa Clara County:

Public schools closed through April 3rd, at the earliest.

 

Santa Cruz County:

Public schools closed through March 20 after a reported confirmed COVID-19 case at Rio Del Mar Elementary School.

 

Sequoia Union High School District:

All schools closed through April 3.

 

Solano County: 

All schools closed through March 27.

 

South San Francisco Unified School District:

All schools closed through April 3.

 

Tamalpais Union High School District:

Five campuses closed from March 13 through March 27.

 

Walnut Creek:

All district schools (serving 3,600 students) are closed through April 3rd, after which the district will reassess.

A remote learning plan is being coordinated with teachers for the next two weeks, and the schools will undergo a deep cleaning before reopening.

 

West Contra Costa Unified School District:

All schools, serving more than 30,000 students, are closed until April 3rd. Meals will be provided at two locations for free and reduced lunch students.

 

Schools in Los Angeles and San Diego will also be shut down for three weeks.

 

This list is developing and will be updated accordingly. Stay tuned to KCBS Radio for the latest.

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