School Boundary Information

School boundaries are a source of great concern and scrutiny, especially during times of transiton, such as the current restructuring involving school closure, expansion, transformation and grade configuration changes. The purpose of this section is to present a range of school boundary scenarios and explain the public evaluation process, which contains these components:

1. Preliminary Analysis

2. Community and Board of Education Engagament and Feedback

3. Public Hearings

4. Decision-making

5. Operational Implementation

Of particular note are the following dates regarding school-specific and general Board of Education meetings on the topic of new school boundaries, with the focus being on those schools involved in the OUSD current restructuring process:

School Boundary Change Community Input Meetings

1. Westlake Auditorium, November 29, 6:00-7:30pm (Lakeview)

2. Urban Promise Auditorium, December 1, 6:00-7:30pm (Lazear)

3. Grass Valley Auditorium, December 5, 6:15-7:45pm (Marshall)

4. Bret Harte Auditorium, December 6, 6:00-7:30pm (Maxwell Park)

5. Claremont Auditorium, December 7, 6:00-7:30pm (Santa Fe)

Board of Education Public Hearings Regarding Boundary Changes (1025 Second Ave., Board Room)

1. December 14, 2011 

Additional community input meetings TBD 

January 11, 2012 (Meeting culminates in Board decision on boundary changes) 

For additional information on these meetings, please contact Rebecca Adams at or 510.336.7570.

Greater detail is contained in the attachments below. Time permitting, we encourage you to review these attachments so you can participate more fully in the feedback and evaluation process.

* Please note: The most current resource for school boundary changes is titled UPDATED School Boundary Change Guide 12.08.11. Future revisions will be posted prior to January 8, 2011.  Please submit all feedback to Rebecca Adams via by January 5, 2012.


FINAL School Attendance Boundary Change Presentation-Addresses v2.pdf4.14 MB
UPDATED School Boundary Change Guide 12.08.11.pdf23.6 MB
School Boundary Change Public Meeting Flyer - 11.21.11 v2.pdf380.34 KB
School Boundary Change FAQ 11.18.11 v2.pdf376.25 KB
Boundary_Change_Proposals_Guide_SPANISH.pdf215.98 KB
Lakeview Boundary Scenario 1.pdf387.35 KB
Lakeview Boundary Scenario 2.pdf387.67 KB
Lazear Boundary Scenario 1.pdf320.71 KB
Lazear Boundary Scenario 2.pdf320.27 KB
Marshall Boundary Scenario 1.pdf272.86 KB
Marshall Boundary Scenario 2.pdf272.75 KB
Marshall Boundary Scenario 3.pdf273.02 KB
Maxwell Park Boundary Scenario 1.pdf342.1 KB
Maxwell Park Boundary Scenario 2.pdf342.48 KB
Maxwell Park Boundary Scenario 3.pdf342.36 KB
Santa Fe Boundary Scenario 1.pdf364.03 KB
Santa Fe Boundary Scenario 2.pdf365.05 KB
Santa Fe Boundary Scenario 3.pdf363.9 KB
School Boundary Change Process 11.18.11.pdf189.58 KB