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List of Bay Area schools, universities closed due to coronavirus

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SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – With cases of coronavirus growing around the Bay Area, several schools are closed or have modified their class schedule as the outbreak continues.

Here’s a list of schools so far that have decided to close their campuses over coronavirus concerns:

Alameda

College of Alameda has canceled all in-person classes through Saturday, March 14.

Peralta Community College District (campuses in Alameda, Berkeley, and Oakland) canceled all in-person classes for the week and has moved spring break from April 13 to 18 to March 16-21.

Antioch

Anitoch Unified School District closing all schools beginning Monday, March 16. School will resume on March 30th, after spring break. Families are asked to have a contingency plan for the week of March 30 if it is necessary to keep schools closed.

Belmont

Notre Dame High School is closed through March 25.

Charles Armstrong School is closed and will begin a transition into a two-week at-home learning plan.

Berkeley

Berkeley Unified School District will close all high school classes, effective Friday, March 13. Preschools, elementary and middles school, as well as Berkeley Adult Schools within the district will be closed beginning Monday, March 16.

Berkeley High School will close on March 13.

UC Berkeley is suspending most in-person classes due to the outbreak. The school said these changes are expected to last through the end of spring break.

Berkeley City College has canceled in-person classes through Saturday, March 14.

Burlingame

Mercy High School is closed (as part of the Archdiocese of San Francisco) for two weeks until March 25.

Calistoga

The Calistoga Joint Unified School District is closing all schools through mid-April.

Cupertino

De Anza College will move most in-person classes to alternate formats including online starting Monday, March 16. Exceptions include labs, physical activity courses, and studio arts

Dublin

Dublin Unified School District is suspending all events, gatherings, and extra-curricular activities including rallies, performances, assemblies, dances, fundraisers, open houses and field trips. High school sports will continue with only essential personnel but all middle school sports are canceled.

Hayward

Cal State East Bay announced late Tuesday that all in-person classes are canceled for the rest of this week. All classes will move to online instruction and begin Monday, March 16.

Hayward Unified School District schools will be closed starting March 16 through the 27 and then new spring break week begins March 30.

Moreau Catholic High School announced Thursday they are voluntarily implementing distance learning.

Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is temporarily suspending classes through March 13. The closure affects both Hayward and Livermore campuses.

Hillsborough

Hillsborough City School District schools will be closed from Monday, March 16 through Friday, March 27. Teachers are planning for remote instruction.

Nueva School is closed through Friday, March 20 and the school plans to hold classes remotely.

Marin County

Marin County officials will close all schools in the county starting March 16 for at least two weeks.

Martinez

Martinez Unified School District is closing all schools from March 16 through April 3.

Moraga

Saint Mary’s College has canceled all large campus events and has advised teachers to prepare to teach remotely as early as Monday, March 16.

Oakland

Laney College has canceled all in-person classes through Saturday, March 14.

Merritt College has canceled all in-person classes through Saturday, March 14.

Holy Name College is moving to online classes starting Monday, March 16.

Oakland Unified School District is closing all schools effective 6 p.m. Friday, March 13 through at least Sunday, April 5, which is the end of spring break. District offices will remain open but in-person public access will be limited. District officials said they hope to be able to resume instruction on Monday, April 6.

Orinda

Holden High School in Orinda is closed as of Monday, March 16th. Holden High will move to online learning starting Tuesday March 17th. 

Palo Alto

Stanford University has confirmed it is canceling all in-person classes for the remainder of the winter quarter and will move to online-only classes for the next two weeks.

Palo Alto Unified School District will be closed starting Monday, March 16 through the end of the regularly scheduled spring break which ends Friday, April 10.

Castilleja Middle and High Schools are closed starting Monday, March 16. School will resume March 18 online.

Portola Valley School District will be on a minimum day March 13 and then will close through the remainder of spring break. Distance learning will begin Wednesday, March 18.

Pleasant Hill

Diablo Valley College will be moving all lecture-based classes to remote instruction starting Monday, March 16. Lab, activity, and performance classes that require specialized spaces and equipment will meet onsite as regularly scheduled unless the professor instructs otherwise.

Richmond

West Contra Costa Unified School District is closing for the next three weeks, starting Monday, March 16. School will resume on Monday, April 6.

Friday, March 13, will be a noon dismissal for all students. Staff will work normal schedules.

Spring Break will be moved up to the week of March 30.

Rohnert Park

Sonoma State University is temporarily suspending in-person classes starting Thursday, March 12 and intends to resume regular classes March 24.

San Leandro

All schools within the San Leandro Unified School District will be closed from Monday, March 16 to April 3.

Santa Clara

Santa Clara University is suspending all in-person classes until April 13.

Mission College is suspending all in-person classes from March 11 to April 5. Classes will resume in waves on March 16, March 23, and April 6 as online courses or with alterations.

Evergreen Valley College has made modifications to its class schedule amid the outbreak. Classes in a laboratory format will continue to meet in-person and classes already being taught in a distance education format will continue to meet. Classes not identified as the previous two will be suspending starting March 11 through March 16 and will resume in an online or other distance-learning format.

All public schools in Santa Clara County will be closed from March 16 through April 3.

San Francisco

All schools within the San Francisco Unified School District, from PreK-12, will be closed for three weeks, beginning Monday, March 16.

This includes school day instruction, extracurricular actives, before and after school programs.

Lakeshore Elementary is closed for 14 days, the school announced Wednesday, after four students and some adult family members reported suffering from a respiratory illness. The students are being tested for coronavirus.

Archbishop Riordan High School: All classes, sports events, and activities for Monday, March 9 canceled.

ICA Cristo Rey Academy will close for two weeks after a staff member tested positive for coronavirus.

Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep in San Francisco will be closed starting March 11 and is anticipated to reopen for classes on March 16.

St. Ignatius College Preparatory School (including Fr. Sauer Academy) will be closed through March 23. This also impacts all activities including academic, ministry, athletic events, extra-curricular activities, and performances. The school plans to reopen on March 23.

San Francisco State University is suspending all in-person classes from March 10 to March 15.

City College of San Francisco has canceled in-person classes to remote instruction through April 4.

The Academy of Art is temporarily moving on-site classes online.

Golden Gate University has moved in-person classes to remote instruction online beginning March 6.

UCSF: All gatherings planned in UCSF locations for in-person meetings, classes, events, and conferences involving 150 people or more are canceled/postponed. UCSF recommends event organizers of meetings involving fewer than 150 people modify plans.

San Jose

Diocese of San Jose will close schools from Friday, March 13 to Friday, March 27. Each school has developed distance learning plans, which will be implemented beginning Monday, March 17. There are 18 preschools, 26 elementary schools and six high schools apart of the Diocese in San Jose.

Oak Grove High School was undergoing a deep cleaning over the weekend after a student reportedly came in contact with a family member who tested positive for coronavirus.

San Jose State University is canceling all in-person classes through March 13.

San Jose City College has made modifications to its class schedule amid the outbreak. Classes in a laboratory format will continue to meet in-person and classes already being taught in a distance education format will continue to meet. Classes not identified as the previous two will be suspending starting March 11 through March 16 and will resume in an online or other distance-learning format.

Archbishop Mitty High School will be closed for the rest of March and will move to online instruction starting Monday, March 16 with an expected return to campus on Tuesday, March 31.

Bellarmine Bells Preparatory is closed until the end of March.

Presentation High School is closed through Sunday, March 29 and plans to reopen for instruction on Monday, March 30.

San Mateo

College of San Mateo is closed through March 16.

Junipero Serra High School is closed through March 25.

St. Matthew’s Episcopal Day School is closed and will begin online distance learning starting Monday, March 16.

Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa City Schools is suspending in-person classes in all schools, beginning Monday, March 16 through April 5, 2020. All after-school activities, child care, and field trips will also be canceled through April 5th. After Spring Break, March 16- 20, students will complete assignments at home and teachers will continue to work to provide those assignments.

Santa Rosa Junior College is temporarily suspending all classes, events, and in-person services through Sunday at both campuses in Santa Rosa and Petaluma.

Saratoga

West Valley College is shifting to online classes starting Wednesday, March 11.

Sonoma County

The following School Districts/Charter Schools plan to suspend In-person classes between March 23-April 5, reopening for onsite instruction on Monday, April 6: 

  • Alexander Valley School District
  • Cloverdale Unified School District
  • Healdsburg Unified School District
  • Kenwood School District
  • Pathways Charter School (also closed March 17-22, as this was not their spring break week)
  • Reach Charter School
  • Roseland School District
  • Santa Rosa City Schools
  • Sonoma Charter
  • Sonoma Valley Unified School District
  • West Side Union School District
  • Windsor Unified School District
  • Wright School District

South San Francisco

South San Francisco Unified School District schools plus all activities, after-school events and seasonal activities are canceled indefinitely effective March 12.

Union City

The New Haven Unified School District has suspended in-classroom learning for students beginning Monday, March 16, through Friday, March 27. All school activities / events will be suspended, cancelled or postponed. Regular classes are expected to resume on Monday, April 6, after the regularly scheduled Spring Break (March 30-April 3).

Woodside

Woodside School District is transitioning to at-home learning starting Monday, March 16. The implementation of the at-home learning program for all students in grades TK-8 will begin on Wednesday, March 18 and will extend for two weeks through Friday, March 27.

Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz County will shut down all of their schools on March 16 due to a confirmed case of COVID-19 at Rio Del Mar Elementary School. The cancelled classes will last until March 20 when the ban will be reevaluated.

This list will continue to be updated as necessary. If you know of a school closure not listed here, please email assignmentdesk@kron.com.

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