Updated: San Diego County School Closures

More than two dozen school districts have called closures in San Diego County.

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.

Updated at 8:14 p.m., Wednesday, May 14, 2014.

Schools in 28 districts in San Diego County are scheduled to be closed tomorrow because of the wildfires that broke out around the region today.

According to the San Diego County Office of Education, all campuses will be closed in the Bonsall, Cajon Valley, Cardiff, Carlsbad Unified, Coronado Unified, Dehesa, Del Mar Union, Encinitas Union, Escondido Union Elementary, Escondido Union High, Fallbrook Union Elementary, Fallbrook Union High, Grossmont Union High, Lakeside Union, La Mesa-Spring Valley and Lemon Grove districts.

Other closures for Thursday are planned for the Oceanside Unified, Poway Unified, Ramona Unified, Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego Unified, San Dieguito Union High and San Marcos Unified district schools.

Also, schools in the San Pasqual Union, Santee, Solana Beach, Vallecitos, Valley Center-Pauma Unified and Vista Unified districts will not be open Thursday.

Cathedral Catholic High School, a private parochial school, will also be closed.

County Office of Education juvenile court and community school will also be closed, as will the North County Regional Educational Center, North County Academy, along with HOPE infant programs and migrant education programs in the Northern Region.

Cal State San Marcos, which was evacuated because of a major wildfire in the hills above campus, will also be shut down Thursday. Palomar College and MiraCosta College canceled classes for tonight, but the campuses are set to be open Thursday.

Decisions on whether the schools will be reopened on Friday will be made Thursday afternoon.

Campuses in the Carlsbad Unified School District are set to be closed tomorrow and Friday, according to Superintendent Suzette Lovely.

San Diego Unified School District officials originally planned to remain open, but said they decided to shut down after receiving recommendations from the county Office of Education and county Office of Emergency Management.

The list is online at sdcoe.net/news/Pages/2014-school-closure-update.aspx.

—City News Service


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