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Most Ventura County School Districts Will Be Remote Learning Only For Start Of New School Year


Most Ventura County school campuses are going to remain closed for the start of the new school year, as a result of coronavirus safety concerns.

The Ventura County Office of Education announced that 15 of the county’s 19 districts will begin the academic year with distance learning.  Ten charter schools will also do remote instruction.

Four districts in the county haven’t announced decisions yet.  They are the Ventura Unified, Moorpark Unified, Ojai Unified, and Mesa Union School Districts.

Districts which will start the 2020-2021 school year with remote learning include the Briggs School District, the Conejo Valley Unifed School District, the Fillmore Unified School District, the Hueneme Elementary School District, the Ventura County portion of the Las Virgenes Unified School District, the Mupu Elementary School District, the Oak Park Unified School District, the Ocean View School District, the Oxnard School District (K-8), the Oxnard Union High School District, the Pleasant Valley School District, the Rio School District, the Santa Clara Elementary School District, the Santa Paula Unified School District, the Simi Valley Unified School District, the Somis Union School District, and the Ventura County Office of Education.

Charter schools which have announced they'll go virtual include the Architecture, Construction, & Egineering Charter High School, Bridges Charter School, the Camarillo Academy of Progressive Education, Golden Valley Charter School, Ivy Tech Charter School, Meadows Arts and Technology Elementary School, River Oaks Academy, University Preparation Charter School, Valley Oak Charter School, and Vista Real Charter High School.

Santa Barbara County schools haven’t announced their plans for the upcoming school year yet.