Closure of Springstowne Middle School and Transfer of Students to Hogan High School Campus


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Vallejo City Unified School District
Document Title
Closure of Springstowne Middle School and Transfer of Students to Hogan High School Campus
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The Vallejo City Unified School District (VCUSD) proposes to close Springstowne Middle School (grades 6-8) and transfer those students to the Hogan High School campus beginning with the 2011-12 academic year. Hogan High School 9th grade students would be transferred to either Vallejo High School or Bethel High School for the 2010-11 academic year, and 10th-12th grade students would follow beginning in 2011-12. Springstowne attendance boundaries would be expanded to include all students east of Interstate 80 from the Carquinez Bridge to Hiddenbrooke.

Contact Information
Mel Jordan
Vallejo City Unified School District
665 Walnut Avenue
Vallejo, CA 94592

Phone : (707) 556-8921



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project is statutorily exempt under Public Resources Code (PRC) Section 21080.18 PRC Section 21080.18 states that the closure of any public school or the transfer of students from that public school to another school is statutorily exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) if the only physical changes involved are categorically exempt. The project would not involve any physical changes to the environment and would be categorically exempt under CEQA Guidelines Section 15301, Class 1: Existing Facilities. The Class 1 exemption "consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination."

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