Tiny California school may become victim of budget crisis

March 24, 2008
Silverado Elementary in Orange County has only 93 students.

Silverado Elementary School in Orange County, Calif., is an anachronism, a small-town school in a big-city district. With just 93 students and four teachers, the school is small by Wyoming standards, let alone Southern California. With a serious state budget crisis, the tight-knit communities in and around Silverado and Modjeska canyons fear the closing of their only school. The Orange Unified School District facing a potential $16.5 million cut in its $250 million budget, the cost of operating Silverado is drawing scrutiny.

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