Sally Ride Elementary Chosen as New School Name

Students, parents, and communities that will be served by merging Cypress Park Elementary School and Durrance Elementary School were provided an opportunity to suggest a school name. The top responses were Sally Ride Elementary School (48%), followed by Cypress Park Elementary School (38%), and Novation Elementary School (14%).

Sally Ride Elementary School speaks to the name of the first American woman in space and the new school will maintain the Aviation and Aerospace Magnet Program from Durrance Elementary School.

The new name was announced at the last Orange County School Board meeting.


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