More Central Valley elementary schools can now hold in-person classes

The state said, as of January 14, it would no longer be following the waiver application process after releasing new guidance for bringing students back to campus in California.
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Several schools Central California were given the green light to reopen campuses after being closed for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The California Department of Public Health has released a list of schools from across the state that have been granted a waiver to hold in-person classes. The list includes schools in Tulare, Fresno, Kings, Merced and Madera counties. (Scroll down to see the full list)

The state said, as of January 14, it would no longer be following the waiver application process after releasing new guidance for bringing students back to campus in California. The following schools listed below were previously granted a waiver:

FRESNO COUNTY


  • A.L. Conner Elementary School
  • Alta Elementary School
  • Big Creek
  • Burrel Union Elementary School
  • Carden School of Fresno
  • Caruthers Elementary School
  • Charlie Keyan Armenian Community School
  • Citrus Middle School
  • Clay Joint Elementary School District
  • Clovis Unified - Boris Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Bud Rank Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Cedarwood Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Century Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Clovis Elementary
  • Clovis Unified- Cole Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Copper Hills Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Dry Creek Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Francher Creek Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Fort Washington Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Freedom Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Fugman Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Garfield Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Gettysburg Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Jefferson Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Liberty Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Lincoln Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Maple Creek Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Mickey Cox Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Miramonte Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Mountain View Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Nelson Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Oraze Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Pinedale Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Reagan Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Red Bank Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Riverview Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Sierra Vista Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Tarpey Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Temperance-Kutner Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Valley Oak Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Weldon Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Woods Elementary
  • Clovis Unified - Young Elementary
  • Dunlap Elementary School
  • Edison-Bethune Charter School
  • Faith Christian Academy
  • Firebaugh Las Deltas Unified -A.E. Mills Elementary
  • Firebaugh Las Deltas Unified - H.M.Bailery Primary
  • Fowler Unified School District -Malaga Elementary
  • Fowler Unified School District -Marshall Elementary
  • Fowler Unified School District -Fremont Elementary
  • Fresno Adventist Academy
  • Fresno Christian School
  • Fresno Unified - Vinland Elementary
  • Fresno Unified - Webster Elementary
  • Fresno Unified - Williams Elementary
  • Fresno Unified - Wilson Elementary
  • Fresno Unified - Winchell Elementary
  • Fresno Unified - Wishon Elementary
  • Fresno Unified - Wolters Elementary
  • Fresno Unified - Yokomi Elementary
  • Garfield Elementary
  • General Grant Middle School
  • Goldenrod Elementary School
  • Great Western Elementary School
  • Hume Lake Charter School
  • Jefferson Elementary School
  • Kepler Charter School
  • Kerman Christian
  • Kerman Floyd Elementary School
  • Kingsburg Elementary School
  • Laton Elementary School and PreK
  • Liberty Elementary School
  • Lincoln Elementary School
  • McCord Elementary School
  • Morris E. Dailey Charter School
  • Navalencia Middle School
  • Orange Center (K-4)
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help
  • Pine Ridge Elementary School
  • Riverview Elementary School
  • Riverdale Joint Union - Fipps Primary School
  • Riverdale Joint Union - Central Valley Pre K
  • Riverdale Joint Union - Riverdale Elementary
  • Sanger Unified School District - Centerville Elementary
  • Sanger Unified School District - Del Rey Elementary
  • Sanger Unified School District - Fairmont Elementary
  • Sanger Unified School District - Jackson Elementary
  • Sanger Unified School District - Jefferson Elementary
  • Sanger Unified School District - John Wash Elementary
  • Sanger Unified School District - Lincoln Elementary
  • Sanger Unified School District - Lone Star Elementary
  • Sanger Unified School District - Madison Elementary
  • Sanger Unified School District - Quail Lake Elementary
  • Sanger Unified School District - Reagan Elementary
  • Sanger Unified School District - Sanger Academy
  • Sanger Unified School District - Sequoia Elementary
  • Sanger Unified School District - Wilson Elementary
  • Selma Unified - Eric White Elementary
  • Selma Unified - Indianola Elementary
  • Selma Unified - Jackson Elementary
  • Selma Unified - Roosevelt Elementary
  • Selma Unified - Terry Elementary
  • Selma Unified - Washington Elementary
  • Selma Unified - Wilson Elementary
  • Sheridan Elementary School
  • Silas Bartsch Elementary School
  • St. Anthony's Catholic School
  • St. Helen's Catholic School
  • St. LaSalle Catholic School
  • Sun Empire Elementary School
  • Thomas Law Reed Elementary School
  • Truth Tabernacle Christian School
  • Washington Elementary School


  • KINGS COUNTY


  • Armona Union Academy
  • Cinnamon Elementary
  • Hanford Christian School
  • Island Union Elementary
  • Kings Chapel Christian School (K-6)
  • Lemoore Elelmentary
  • Mary-Immaculate Queen School - Lemoore
  • Meadow Lane Elementary
  • P.W. Engvall Elementary
  • St. Rose-McCarthy Catholic School


  • MADERA COUNTY


  • Alview Elementary School
  • Chawanakee Academy Charter School
  • Bass Lake Unified School District- Oak Creek Intermediate (grade 6 only)
  • Bass Lake Unified School District- Wasuma Elementary
  • Bass Lake Unified School District- Oakhurst Elementary
  • Chowchilla Adventist Elementary School
  • Dairyland Elementary
  • Ezequiel Tafoya Alvarado Academy Charter
  • Hillside Elementary
  • Mountain Home School Charter
  • North Fork School
  • Sherman Thomas Charter School
  • Sierra View Elementary
  • Spring Valley School
  • St. Joachim
  • Webster Elementary
  • Yosemite Unified - Coarsegold Elementary School
  • Yosemite Unified - Rivergold Elementary School


  • MERCED COUNTY


  • Ballico-Cressey Community Charter
  • Campus Park Elementary
  • Chenoweth Elementary (Tk-3)
  • Community Day School (Tk-3)
  • Cressey Elementary
  • Farmdale Elementary
  • Elim Elementary
  • Franklin Elementary (Tk-3)
  • Fremont Elementary (Tk-3)
  • Givens Elementary (Tk-3)
  • Gracey Elementary (Tk-3)
  • Luther Burbank Elementary (Tk-3)
  • McSwain Union Elementary School
  • Merced River School
  • Merquin Elementary
  • Muir Elementary (Tk-3)
  • Our Lady of Mercy School
  • Peterson Elementary (Tk-3)
  • Pioneer Elementary
  • Reyes Elementary (Tk-3)
  • Rudolph Rivera Elementary (Tk-3)
  • Sheehy Elementary (Tk-3)
  • Selma Herndon Elementary
  • Snelling Merced Falls School
  • Stefani Elementary (Tk-3)
  • Stowell Elementary (Tk-3)
  • Weaver Middle School (grade 6 only)
  • Wright Elementary (Tk-3)
  • Yamato Colony Elementary


  • TULARE COUNTY


  • Buena Vista Elementary
  • Burton School District -Burton Elementary
  • Burton School District - Jim Maples
  • Burton School District -Summit Charter Academy - Lombardi
  • Burton School District -Summit Charter Academy - Matthew
  • Burton School District -Oak Grove
  • Burton School District -William R. Buckley
  • Columbine Elementary School
  • Cutler Orosi Unified -Cutler Elementary
  • Cutler Orosi Unified -El Monte Elementary
  • Cutler Orosi Unified -Golden Valley Elementary
  • Cutler Orosi Unified -Palm Elementary
  • Farmersville Unified - Hester School (Tk-1)
  • Farmersville Unified - Freedom School ( 4-6)
  • Farmersville Unified - Snowden School (2-3)
  • Grace Christian
  • Hot Springs School
  • Jefferson Elementary
  • Kennedy Elementary
  • Kings River Union
  • Lincoln Elementary
  • Palo Verde
  • Pleasant View
  • Porterville Schools -Belleview Elementary School
  • Porterville Schools -John J. Doyle Elementary School
  • Porterville Schools -Los Robles Elementary School
  • Porterville Schools -Monte Vista Elementary School
  • Porterville Schools -Olive Street Elementary School
  • Porterville Schools -Roche Avenue Elementary School
  • Porterville Schools -Santa Fe Elementary School
  • Porterville Schools -Vandalia Elementary School
  • Porterville Schools -West Putnam Elementary School
  • Porterville Schools -Westfield Elementary School
  • Reagan Elementary
  • Rockford Elementary School
  • Rockyhill Elementary
  • Roosevelt Elementary
  • Sequoia Union
  • Springville Union Elementary
  • Strathmore Elementary
  • Sundale Elementary Schools
  • Sunnyside Elementary
  • Three Rivers School
  • Traver Elementary
  • Tipton Elementary
  • Visalia Unified- Annie R. Mitchell
  • Visalia Unified- Charter Home School Academy
  • Visalia Unified- Crestwood
  • Visalia Unified- Crowley
  • Visalia Unified- Cottonwood Creek
  • Visalia Unified- Conyer
  • Visalia Unified- Denton
  • Visalia Unified- Elbow Creek
  • Visalia Unified- Four Creeks
  • Visalia Unified- Global Learning
  • Visalia Unified- Golden Oak
  • Visalia Unified- Goshen
  • Visalia Unified- Highland
  • Visalia Unified- Houston
  • Visalia Unified- Hurley
  • Visalia Unified- Ivanhoe
  • Visalia Unified- Linwood
  • Visalia Unified- Manuel F. Hernandez
  • Visalia Unified- Mineral King
  • Visalia Unified- Mountain View
  • Visalia Unified- Oak Grove
  • Visalia Unified- Pinkham
  • Visalia Unified- Royal Oaks
  • Visalia Unified- Riverway
  • Visalia Unified- Shannon Ranch
  • Visalia Unified- Veva Blunt
  • Visalia Unified- Washington
  • Visalia Unified- Willow Glen
  • Washington Elementary


  • You can see the waiver status of all the California schools that applied here.
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