Local News in Brief : Countywide : 16 of 29 County School Districts Begin Classes
Today is the first day of school for thousands of county children, with 16 of the county’s 29 school districts beginning classes. In all, about 350,000 students are expected to return to classes in county elementary and high schools in the next two weeks.
Districts beginning classes today are: Anaheim City Elementary, Buena Park Elementary, Cypress Elementary, Fountain Valley Elementary, Fullerton Elementary, Fullerton Joint Union High School District, Huntington Beach City Elementary, Huntington Beach Union High School District, La Habra Elementary, Lowell Elementary Joint School District, Ocean View Elementary, Westminster Elementary, Newport-Mesa Unified, Placentia Unified, Saddleback Valley Unified and Santa Ana Unified.
Two systems, Yorba Linda Elementary School District and Orange Unified School District, opened Thursday. Two districts will open Wednesday, Magnolia Elementary and Brea-Olinda Unified.
Eight systems begin classes Thursday: Anaheim Union High School District, Centralia Elementary, Capistrano Unified, Garden Grove Unified, Irvine Unified, Laguna Beach Unified, Los Alamitos Unified and Tustin Unified.
The final school system to begin fall classes will be the tiny Savanna Elementary School District in the Anaheim area. It opens Monday.