SAN FRANCISCO — Windrush School, a 35-year-old private school located in the East Bay suburbs of San Francisco, filed for Chapter 11 protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Oakland last week when it couldn’t reach a forbearance agreement with bondholders on $13 million of bonds issued in 2007.

The K-8 nonprofit school in El Cerrito issued the revenue bonds in 2007 through the California Statewide Communities Development Authority to finance the addition of  a middle school,  expanding from a K-5 campus, said Enrico Hernandez, the school’s finance director.

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