All 27 school districts in Orange County are closing for at least two weeks, as part of the effort to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. There are 615 public schools in the county, with grades ranging from pre-K through 12.
Anaheim children are served by several different school districts.
Anaheim Union High School District, which operates grades 7 through 12, will shut down Monday, March 16 through Friday, March 27 – the end of regularly scheduled spring break. During the closure, AUHSD Food Services will be offering free meals for children 18 years old and younger from 11:00 a.m. to Noon at Katella, Anaheim, Loara, Kennedy and Western high schools, and Sycamore and Brookhurst junior high schools, and Ponderosa Elementary School.
According to AUHSD, no enrollment or paperwork is necessary, but each child receiving a meal must be present. Also, meals are for pick-up only.
The Anaheim Elementary School District will also close March 16 through March 27. AESD contracts with AUHSD Food Services, and their students can utilize the aforementioned free meal program.
Other Anaheim school district shut-down information:
Savanna School District is closing March 16-27. District families can pick up a school lunch at each school site as well as designated bus stops within the District for week of March 16-March 20. Students must be present to receive the meal.
Magnolia School District is also closing March 16-27. According to the district website, all students were sent home with At-Home learning materials on Friday, March 13, and additional At-Home learning updates and resources as they are developed. Breakfast and lunch will be provided to students at all nine school sites.
The Orange Unified School District – which serves Anaheim Hills – will also close March 16-27. That closure will be followed by a one-week Spring Break.
The Centralia Elementary School District is closing its eight school sites for the week of March 16-20, followed by the regularly scheduled Spring Break. The district will provide free meals to all children 18 and under during the week of March 16-20 at Walter Knott Education Center, Danbrook Elementary School and San Marino School. Children must be present to receive their meals.