User Classifications

Facility rentals are charged in varying ways based upon the user's organizational structure. Below is more information on the three different classifications.

The use of District facilities is governed by the California Education Code sections 82537 and 82542; El Camino Community College District  Board Policy 6700; and El Camino Community College District Administrative Policy 6700

Facility Rental Classifications

Non-Profit Organizations Which Promote Youth and School Activities

(No rental fees; charged for labor, technical staff, equipment, supplies, etc.)

The Board shall grant, without charge, the use of school facilities or grounds under its control when an alternative location is not available, to non-profit organizations, clubs or associations which are located and operated within the boundaries of the District and are organized to promote youth and school activities; provided that the use of school property for fund-raising activities shall be of benefit to the youth or public school activities of the District, as determined by the Board. Groups in this category include, but are not limited to:

  1. Girl scouts, boy scouts, explorer scouts, camp fire girls;
  2. Parent-teachers associations;
  3. School/district/community advisory councils and or task forces;
  4. Booster groups;
  5. Educational foundations;
  6. Community substance abuse groups and/or school core teams.

Other Non-Profit Organizations and Other Public Agencies

(Direct costs, rental fee plus labor, etc.)

The Board shall charge an amount not to exceed its direct costs for activities where the user group is located and operates within or outside the boundaries of the District and is a non-profit organization organized for purposes other than to promote youth and school activities. Activities which shall be charged an amount not to exceed direct costs include:

  1. Other public agencies;
  2. Elementary school districts;
  3. Artistic and cultural groups;
  4. Colleges and universities;
  5. Youth sports leagues and programs.

Commercial and/or Profit-making Groups

(Fair Rental Value)

The Board shall charge at least the fair rental value/commercial rate to all other groups not otherwise qualified under the provisions of paragraphs A or B above for use of the District's school facilities or grounds. Activities within this category include, but are not limited to, cases of entertainment or meetings where admission fees are charged or contributions are solicited and the net receipts are not expended for the welfare of the pupils of the District. Also, included are functions such as dances as profit-making ventures, dealers' exhibits, sporting shows, commercial sales, promotional activities, and religious groups.

Questions? Contact Us

Bridget Delahunt
310-660-3593 x6098

Mari Baquir
Program Specialist 
310-660-3593 x3455