School in La Jolla closed after bomb threat

Bomb threat closes La Jolla school

An elite private school in San Diego will be closed Wednesday after receiving a bomb threat Tuesday, school and FBI officials said.

The threat was telephoned to La Jolla Country Day School from a "known individual," according to the FBI.

"Because of the specific language contained in the threat and out of an abundance of caution," classes are cancelled for Wednesday, the FBI said.

The FBI and San Diego police are investigating.

The school enrolls more than 1,100 students from kindergarten through 12th grade. Tuition for high school students is $30,000 a year, with an additional $1,000 for books and $1,800 to $2,200 for a college tour.

The goal of the school is to produce "scholars, artists and athletes of character."

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