COVID-19 Dashboard

  • COVID-19 School Closures During the 2021-22 School Year

    Closure of a classroom after consultation with Public Health will be considered when:

    • Two or more students or staff in the same room/area test positive for COVID-19
    • The cases have symptoms that start within 14 days of each other
    • The cases are not associated with one another in another setting (household, club, etc.)

    A COVID-19 outbreak in a school is considered when the following have been met: 

    • There are two or more COVID-19 cases among students or staff.
    • The cases have a symptom onset or positive test result within a 14-day period of each other.
    • The cases are epidemiologically linked.
    • The cases do not share a household.
    • The cases are not identified as close contacts of each other in another setting during the investigation.

    The School Status Map shows the current status of individual KSD schools beginning August 26, 2021.

    • We will update the school status as needed.

    • At this time, individual case counts for students and staff by school are not being posted only classroom and school level closures. In case of a potential exposure families will be contacted, please see our Return Safely page for more information about notification to families. 

COVID-19 Cases in KSD

  • Reporting a Positive COVID Case

    • Families must report a positive case in their household to their teacher, principal, or school nurse
    • School nurses/contact tracer will follow up with the student/family for symptoms and contact information
    • A student or staff member who has been exposed will be contacted by the school

    When will you be notified of COVID Case in Your School

    • Families will be notified by phone, letter, and/or email if there is a positive case in your classroom
    • You will be notified by phone call if your student needs to quarantine
    • Anyone can check our COVID-19 Dashboard for current classroom or school closure information. 
    • The cases are not associated with one another in another setting (household, club, etc.)

    Closure of a classroom after consultation with Public Health will be considered when:

    • Two or more students or staff in the same room/area test positive for COVID-19
    • The cases have symptoms that start within 14 days of each other
    • The cases are not associated with one another in another setting (household, club, etc.)

    If a full class needs to quarantine or a school is directed to temporarily close in response to COVID-19 transmission, then:

    • Staff and Families will be notified by phone, letter, and/or email of the classroom closure
    • Students will shift to the 100% remote model used during the 2020-21 school year
    • Schedules will mirror current 2021-22 in-person schedules
    • Teachers will have two days to transition to synchronous remote learning, and learning will begin online fully by the third day for impacted classrooms
    • Classroom closures will typically last 14 days

Click a Location Pin on the Map to View a School's Status