Health Precautions & Student Well-Being

  • What happens if a student or a teacher tests positive for COVID-19? Will the entire classroom have to quarantine and enroll in virtual school? What if multiple classrooms and students/staff are impacted?

  • What chemicals will be used to clean schools, classrooms, desks, etc., and how often will they be used?

  • What kinds of cleaning procedures will take place during the day when students are present?

  • What screening measures will take place at schools to ensure that no sick students are in attendance?

  • What precautions will be in place on campus?

  • What precautions will be in place for athletics, fine arts and other extracurricular activities?

  • Will students’ temperatures be checked before they can enter the school every day?

  • Will students and staff be asked to wear face coverings?

  • Will social distancing be observed on buses, and how will seating arrangements be determined?

  • What will the process be for social distancing in the classrooms?

  • Will the students’ desks be placed to maintain social distancing?

  • How will schools monitor bathrooms, cafeterias, gyms, and other commons areas?

  • How many students can be in an in-person classroom? How will social distancing be maintained?

  • Where can I find information about the number of COVID-19 cases in Grand Prairie?

  • Will additional support be available to students?

  • How will GPISD address social, emotional or mental health concerns of our students?