State Criteria

The State of California’s Nine Criteria for Evaluating District Reorganization

1)   Adequate Size

2)   Community Identity

3)   Equitable division of property and facilities

4)   Ability to educate students in an integrated environment and not promote discrimination or segregation

5)   Insignificant  increase in costs to the state

6)   Promote sound education performance and  not disrupt the educational programs.

7)   Insignificant increase in school facilities costs

8)   Reorganization is not for the purpose of increasing property values

9)   Sound fiscal management and insignificant negative fiscal effect on the existing district

California Department of Education

District Organization Handbook

July 2010