Will DCPS share when COVID-19 cases occur during in-person learning?
Hand in hand with our commitment to provide a safe learning environment is our commitment to transparency and clear lines of communications to families on all issues related to COVID-19. Should there be a confirmed, positive case of an individual in a school building, we will notify students and staff; provide self-quarantine instructions to close Read more
What supplies will be provided to schools to support social distancing protocols and space modifications?
DCPS central office will help supply the following modifications with the custodial and operational staff at each school supporting with set up and site preparation: Tents for student arrival and use for outdoor learning if field space allows on school grounds Stanchions, cones, and barricade ropes for helping staff and students abide by social distancing Read more
How will DCPS screen for COVID-19 symptoms among staff and students?
For staff returning to work in-person on a daily basis and students returning to in-person learning, DCPS will require daily symptom self-screenings to help protect the safety and health of all. For all District employees reporting to a physical work location and students reporting to school, required screenings will be completed via participation in a Read more
Will immunizations be required for SY 20-21 in person attendance?
Beginning School Year 2020-2021, immunizations will be required for in-person attendance. Ensuring your child receives the right vaccinations at the right age is one of the most important ways to help them stay healthy and keep serious diseases at a distance. When we do return to in-person instruction, students who have not received their required Read more
How can I tell if my child is on track with their immunizations?
Please contact your child’s health care provider for confirmation.
Where can I take my student to get them immunized?
Please visit the Health Care Access Bureau’s website for a full list of DC pediatric immunization locations or visit DCHealthlink.com if you need access to health insurance. DCPS also has seven school-based Health Centers that are serving as immunization clinics this summer. Please use the following link to view the sites and location hours.
How will I hear more from DCPS on operating status and access more information?
You can learn more at DCPSReopenStrong.com that will include information for families and a staff page about SY20-21 or visit DC Public School’s homepage at dcps.dc.gov.