Ventura County School Closures for Monday, Dec. 18

Due to continuing air quality concerns, some Ventura County school districts will be closed on Monday, December 18. This includes school sites and classrooms operated by the Ventura County Office of Education in the Ventura and Ojai areas (see the full list below). This chart reflects the latest information we have received from the districts. It will be updated regularly at as we receive new information.


VCOE-operated Schools and Classrooms

All VCOE-operated schools and classrooms located in the Ventura Unified and Ojai Unified School Districts will be closed the entire week of Monday, December 18 through Friday, December 22. This includes: Boswell School, Penfield School, Ojai TEAMS and the VCOE special education classrooms at Ventura High School and Balboa Middle School.

Currently, we anticipate that all other VCOE-operated sites will be open on Monday, December 18. This includes the Career Education Center locations in Camarillo and Moorpark, Gateway Community School, Providence School, all Phoenix School sites, ACCESS, Dean Triggs School, James Foster School, Dwire School, Triton Academy and the VCOE classrooms at Moorpark High School, Dos Caminos School, Las Colinas School, La Mariposa School, Emily Ritchen School, Williams School and Sunkist School.

For the safety of our students, we are continually monitoring air quality as we determine which locations will be open. We will send another notification on Sunday evening and post the latest updates online at

 Charter Schools

ACE Charter High School waiting on update, more info
CAPE Charter School expected to be open
Valley Oak Charter School waiting on update
Ventura Charter School CLOSED (reopening Jan. 8)
Vista Real Charter School ON WINTER BREAK (reopening Jan. 2) more info


About the Ventura County Office of Education

The Ventura County Office of Education provides a broad array of fiscal, training and technology support services to local school districts, helping to maintain and improve lifelong educational opportunities for children, educators and community members. VCOE also operates schools that serve students with severe disabilities and behavioral issues, provides career education courses, and coordinates countywide academic competitions including Mock Trial and the Ventura County Science Fair. Learn more at:


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