Naming of Facility



The Governing Board shall name 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; or
  3. the geographic area in which the school or building is located.

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.

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

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 have been deceased for at least one (1) year.

Legal Reference:
Education Code
35160 Authority of governing boards

First Reading: 8/17/05

Governing Board Adoption: 9/14/05

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