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So You Want to Be a School Board Member?

Click on the following link to view the 2015 Guide for School Board Candidates:

Candidate Guide




Interested in serving as a Board of Education Member?

January 27, 2015

12:00 Noon deadline for candidates to file or withdraw for City and School district offices.

March 3, 2015

Primary Election Day. Polls open from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm. Advance ballots must be in the election office by 7:00 pm.

April 7, 2015

General Election Day. Polls open from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm. Advance ballots must be in the election office by 7:00 pm.
For more information on upcoming elections see the




Board elections are held every two years, with the next one being in 2015, then 2017, 2019 etc. If there is a vacancy between elections, a board member can be appointed. "When the vacancy first occurs, the board must publish a notice in the newspaper that a vacancy has occurred and the vacancy will be filled by appointment not sooner than 15 days after publication.... If the vacancy occurs prior to January 1 of an odd-numbered year, and the vacancy is for a period longer than two years, there will be an election to fill the unexpired term. The board will appoint a member to fill the vacancy until the elected member takes office. if the vacancy occurs after January 1 of an odd-numbered year, and the unexpired term is less than two years, the board will appoint to fill the unexpired term. Whoever is elected takes office on July 1 for a two year unexpired term." Board members serve four year terms.





Valley Center Schools Focus Group Findings - February 2007

Final Report (PDF)

Final Report (Power Point)



Valley Center Schools Growth Forecast - February 2007



Final Report (PDF)

Final Report (Power Point)