Los Angeles County Committee on School District Organization


The committee is an independent, 11-member elected body that studies and makes recommendations and decisions on such matters as:
  • transferring territory between/among school districts;
  • unifying or deunifying a school district;
  • forming new districts.

For information regarding the Los Angeles County Committee on School District Organization, please contact:

Octavio Castelo
Director, Business Advisory Services
Secretary to the County Committee
(562) 922-6131

Allison Deegan, Ed.D.
Regionalized Business Services Coordinator
(562) 922-6336
About the County Committee & School District Reorganization
Notice of Public HearingNotice of Public Hearing
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County Committee MeetingCounty Committee Meeting
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California Voting Rights Act (CVRA)California Voting Rights Act (CVRA)

The CVRA was passed in 2001 with the intent of protecting disenfranchised voters by identifying electoral areas in which racially polarized voting may be occurring.  The remedial approach has been to implement trustee areas and trustee area voting, whereby candidates must live within the area from which they are elected, and which they represent.

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The Reorganization ProcessThe Reorganization Process
Actions to consider district reorganization, transfer or change to trustee areas/size of school board may be initiated by a citizen petition; a joint request of two district governing boards; a petition from a city council, county board of supervisors or local agency formation commission...Read more
Committee MeetingsCommittee Meetings
The committee meets at 9:30 a.m. on the first Wednesday of each month in the Board Room of LACOE at 9300 Imperial Highway in Downey. Public hearings related to matters before the committee are held throughout the county as required by law....Read more