5116 BP - School Attendance Boundaries

Students
Board Policy No. 5116

Policy Adopted: November 20, 2014

SCHOOL ATTENDANCE BOUNDARIES

The Governing Board shall regularly review attendance boundaries, taking into account school capacities and enrollment data, geographic features, student safety and transportation, racial and ethnic balance, educational programs such as magnet schools, and community input.

(cf. 5116.1 – Intradistrict Open Enrollment)

The Superintendent or designee may place some students in a school outside of their attendance area.

Legal Reference
EDUCATION CODE
35160 Authority of governing boards
35160.1 Broad authority of school districts
35160.5 District policies; rules and regulations
35291 Rules
35350 Transportation of students
35351 Assignment of students to particular schools
GOVERNMENT CODE
53311-53317.5 Establishment of community facilities district
CALIFORNIA CONSTITUTION
Article I, Section 31 Discrimination based on race, sex, color, ethnicity
COURT DECISIONS
Crawford v. Huntington Beach Union High School District (2002) 98 Cal.App.4th 1275
Crawford v. Board of Education (1976) 17 Cal.3d 280
Jackson v. Pasadena City School District (1963) 59 Cal.2d 876

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