2020-21 School Year FAQs

September 25, 2020: Following six weeks of observation and conversations with students, faculty, and staff, there were many indicators that confirmed our readiness to move into the next phase of reopening. Among these indicators has been student compliance as it relates to mask wearing, physical distancing, and hygiene.

Our students have done well with following health protocols while on campus, and this has worked well coupled with changes to the daily operations of the School, including: less passing periods and more time between during class exchanges; compliance and physical distancing in the dining and common areas; utilization of previously unused spaces; and the continuation of our cleaning protocols that significantly reduce any potential virus load.

 We realize that the situation in Dallas County and the School will remain fluid for the foreseeable future; however, in consultation with health officials, including those working directly with the county and city, we feel confident that we are in a position to move forward and invite all students back.

We will continue offering families the chance to learn remotely if that is preferred or necessary. We are fortunate that our technology team and teachers have been working tirelessly to outfit and train each classroom and teacher with the necessary tools to teach to in-person and online students simultaneously. Furthermore, we are more ready than ever to switch between in-person, hybrid, and online due to the massive amounts of preparation, training, and experience.