N.Y. Education Law Section 315
School district names

Each school district, other than a city school district, shall, in accordance with the commissioner’s regulations, adopt a simplified name as the legal name of the district. Such name shall be submitted to the commissioner for prior approval and when such name shall be adopted it shall be filed with the commissioner. The name of a central school district established or reorganized by an order of the commissioner pursuant to § 1801 (Formation and changes of central school districts)section eighteen hundred one of this chapter may be changed by the board of education of such district, with the prior approval of the commissioner, upon a written request by the board of education filed with the commissioner not later than fourteen days prior to the date of the establishment or reorganization of the district and in accordance with the regulations of the commissioner. The education department shall issue, on request, certificates certifying the name of the district and the names of the towns and counties in which the territory of the district is located, or in the case of school districts other than city school districts, which are wholly or partly located within a city, the names of the city, towns and counties in which the territory of the district is located.

Source: Section 315 — School district names, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/EDN/315 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

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