Back To School Plans For School Districts Across The Metro


Wednesday, July 15th 2020, 9:33 am
By: News 9


OKLAHOMA CITY -

A constantly updated list of back to school plans for school districts across the metro can be found below.

Bethany Public Schools: The district has decided to delay the first day of school until August 20. Masks are now required.

Blanchard Public Schools: Classes begin Aug. 13. Masks are required for staff and students grades 6 through 12 based on state's color-coded risk system. A virtual option is available.

Clinton Public Schools: The school district announced Sept. 18 that students will return to in-person instruction beginning Tuesday, Sept. 29.

Crescent Public Schools: Crescent Public Schools announced the delay of the school start date due to students testing positive for COVID-19. School will begin August 24. For more information, click here.

Chickasha Public Schools: The CPS School Board of Education decided to move the start of school back to Aug. 27. The new date reflects the first day for the CPS Virtual Pathway and the online portion of the blended pathway.

Choctaw-Nicoma Public Schools: Classes begin Aug. 24. Face coverings are required. A virtual option is available.

Cordell Public Schools: CPS said it is planning for "a traditional school setting with optional paths of education for the safety of all students." Students in Pre-K through 5th grade will have the option of the traditional school or a virtual school. Students in grades six through 12 will have the options of traditional school, virtual school or the blended path through the Cordell Personalized Academic Center (CPAC).

Edmond Public Schools: Edmond Public Schools voted 4-1 July 28 in favor of moving the start of school back to August 20. The district also offered two blended learning plans for students. Classes begin Aug. 20.

El Reno Public Schools: El Reno Public Schools announced July 28 that it will begin the 2020-2021 school year with in-person instruction. The new first day of school will now take place on Thursday, August 20. Face coverings are required for all students and staff.

Enid Public Schools: Classes begin Aug. 13. Mask requirements are based on the color-coded risk level for each county. On campus/blended and virtual options are available.

Epic Charter Schools: Classes begin Sept. 8. Masks are required for staff but not for students at the blended learning centers or one-on-one programs.

Deer Creek Public Schools: Classes begin Aug. 19. Masks are required for all students and staff. Virtual and blended options are available for parents.

Guthrie Public Schools: Classes begin Aug. 20. Masks are highly suggested but not required. A virtual option is available.

Harrah Public Schools: Classes begin Aug. 13. Faces masks are required. A virtual option is available.

Heritage Hall: Classes begin Aug. 12. Face coverings are required in school buildings. Blended and virtual options are available.

Jones Public Schools: Classes begin Aug. 19. Masks are required for students older than 8 years old. A virtual option is available.

Kingfisher Public Schools: Kingfisher Public Schools announced July 29 that school will start on August 12, as previously announced. Face coverings are required in school buildings. The district will offer three options for instruction. Pre-K through 12th grade students can select Traditional Classroom Instruction, 9th through 12th grade students can select Blended Learning and 6th through 12th grade students could choose Full-Time Virtual Learning from home.

Little Axe Public Schools: On Aug. 21, Little Axe Public Schools in Norman announced that distance/virtual learning will begin on Monday, August 24.

Luther Public Schools: Classes begin Aug. 13. The district will now require masks. A virtual option is available for parents.

McLoud Public Schools: McLoud Public Schools announced July 29 that it will offer two options for instruction this school year: Traditional face-to-face instruction and a Virtual Option.

Mid-Del Public Schools: The Mid-Del school district is extending two plans for student learning through the Traditional On-Site School learning and the Virtual Academy. Classes begin Aug. 24. Students and staff are required to wear a mask.

Moore Public Schools: Classes begin Aug. 13. Masks and face coverings are required for students in grades 7 through 12 and for staff. Virtual and blended teaching options are available.

Mustang Public Schools: After Mustang Public Schools' Board of Education voted on an A/B schedule for the first three weeks of the school year, the district announced Sept. 10 that Mustang High School students will continue in the A/B scheduling model until at least Oct. 14. According to the school district's website, a Traditional Education Model has been outlined. The district said they will also be offering virtual and blended learning plans.

Newcastle Public Schools: School year begins on Aug. 12. Grades 6 through 12 students and staff will be required to wear masks based on state's color-coded risk system. Virtual and blended options are available.

Norman Public Schools: Norman Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Nick Migliorino announced August 2 that the district will begin the 2020-21 school with virtual learning. Classes begin Aug. 24.

Oklahoma City Public Schools: On July 29, OKCPS announced its two learning options for the upcoming fall semester: the Remote Learning Option and the e3 Online Learning Option. Classes begin Aug. 31.

Pauls Valley Public Schools: School start date delayed until August 17.

Piedmont Public Schools: Classes begin Aug. 20. Changes to the back-to-school guidelines have been announced. Click here for more information.

Ponca City Public Schools: On Aug. 16, PCPS said that it will delay the start of the school year to Monday, August 24 due to a ransomware attack.

Putnam City Schools: Beginning Monday, October 26, 2020 Putnam City Schools will implement a Transition Plan from Distance Learning to in-person learning with an A/B schedule and a mask requirement. There is more information posted on the district's Return to Learn page.

Stillwater Public Schools: Stillwater Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Marc Moore announced Aug. 23 that the district will switch to Distance Learning beginning Tuesday, Aug. 25. Virtual Learning students will not be affected.

Tecumseh Public Schools: Classes begin Aug. 20. On Aug. 3, the district sent out letters to parents detailing the delay of school from Aug. 13 to Aug. 20 due to COVID-19. Masks are required for all staff and students grades 6 through 12 based on state's color-coded risk system. A virtual option is available.

Tuttle Public Schools: Classes begin Aug. 20. Masks are required for staff and students grades 6 through 12 based on the color-coded risk system. A virtual option is available.

Western Heights Public Schools: The Western Heights School Board voted to start school in a virtual setting. The district said it will continue to evaluate and release plans to return for in-person classes when it is safe to do so. Students will start school Sept. 2.

Yukon Public Schools: Classes begin Aug. 20. YPS has provided a traditional, virtual, blended and continuous learning options for the 2020-21 school year. The district's Superintendent said July 30 that students will have virtual learning through the end of September.