OKCPS Sets Date For 4-Day In-Person Learning Return

Thursday, March 11th 2021, 6:12 pm
By: News 9


Oklahoma City Public Schools District announced all students will return to in-person learning in April.

In a return to campus video message, Superintendent Sean McDaniel said grades pre-K-12 will return for a 4-day in-person learning week beginning Tuesday, April 6.

Students will attend classes in person Tuesday-Friday with virtual learning on Mondays.

McDaniel said the decision was made following input from OKCPS families, staff and a unanimous recommendation from the district's COVID-19 Task Force.

According to the news release, the only exception to this in-person learning change will be students who have previously elected the district’s e3 Online Learning option who will continue to learn virtually for the remainder of the school year.

OKCPS provided the following timeline for the return to campus plan:

Week of March 22, 2021

Monday, March 22 will be an ASYNCHRONOUS learning day for all students. 

OKCPS will begin the 4th quarter utilizing the existing A/B schedule for all students.

Elementary teachers & school leaders begin to adjust their classrooms and building procedures to accommodate the return of all PK-4th grade students during the week of April 5.

Children in Workplace Program will continue for children of employees. 

OKCPS Curbside Meal Service continues at all sites on Mondays and in designated locations on Tuesday - Friday.

Week of March 29, 2021

OKCPS will continue with our existing A/B schedule for all students this week.

Friday, April 2 will now be a regular school day. Students in Group B and all district staff should report. Students in Group A will proceed with asynchronous learning on April 2.

OKCPS Curbside Meal Service continues at all sites on Mondays and in designated locations on Tuesday - Friday. 

Week of April 5, 2021

All students in grades PK-12th will Return to Campus for in-person learning 4 days a week, Tuesday - Friday.

Mondays will remain a remote learning day for all students.  

Children in Workplace Program will end as students return.

OKCPS Curbside Meal Service will remain in place at all school sites on Mondays only.

Watch McDaniel’s full update: