APS COVID-19 Dashboard

Current Return Level: 0

Updated October 16^

If community health conditions worsen, APS, in consultation with the Arlington County Public Health Department, will pause at the current level, reverse, or suspend all in-person instruction.

Regional Health Metrics (7-Day Average)
Metric Trend Analysis

SCORE

Level 1
(Select SWD) Criteria
Level 2*
(PreK-5 & CTE) Criteria
Level 3
(Hybrid – All) Criteria
Level 4
(100% Capacity) Criteria
Case Incidence Rate (per 100k) Fluctuating 9.7 ≥6- <9 ≥5 – <6 ≥4 – <5 <4
PCR Test Percentage (per 100k) Decreasing 4.2 ≥5 – <6 ≥3 – <5 ≥1 – <3 <1
Percent of COVID Outbreaks Fluctuating 0.03 ≥0.04 – <0.06 ≥0.03 – <0.04 ≥0.01 – <0.03 <0.01
Rate of Emergency Visits Increasing 3.7 ≥5 – <8 ≥4 – <5 ≥3 – <4 <3
ICU Hospitalizations Increasing 1.2 ≥3 ≥2 – <3 >1 – <2 <1
Percentage of Hospital Beds Increasing 74.3 ≥90 <90 <70 <50
Access to Personal Protective Equipment Not Applicable 0 ≥3 <2 <2 <1

 Arlington County COVID-19 Website
Virginia Department of Health Website
Centers for Disease Control COVID-19 Website

APS Operational Metrics
Metric Definition Metric Weight

SCORE

Level 1
(Select SWD)
Level 2*
(PreK-5 & CTE)
Level 3
(Hybrid – All)
Level 4
(100% Capacity)
Instructional Employee Instructional employee preference to return to in person instruction. High 33%** >7% >35% >95% 100%
Support Employee Support employee preference to return to in person instruction.*** Moderate 23%** >35% >40% >95% 100%
Substitute Availability Percentage of substitutes who’ve indicated they are willing to support in-person instruction. Moderate 70% >50% >75% 100% 100%
Technology Infrastructure Percentage of student devices connecting to the network on average. Low 96.1% >90% >90% >90% N/A
Cleaning and Disinfecting Hand sanitizer, soap, disinfectant, etc. 10-week supply on hand. Moderate 95.1% >60% >70% 100% 100%
COVID-19 Equipment Face covering, plexiglass shielding, floor marking, KN95s, etc. High 91% >60% >70% 100% 100%
Isolation Equipment Air purification, gloves, gowns, N95s, Fit Testing, etc. High 98% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Health Measure Compliance Employee and student compliance with health measures based on weekly audit. High – – 100% 100% 100% 100%
Employee Exclusion All employees on FFCRA, Symptomatic, Exposures, Tested Positive vs employees required to report High 17.1%**** <25% <20% <10% <5%
Student Exclusion Symptomatic, Exposures, Tested Positive High – – <50% <35% <20% <5%

^Public Health Data covers period 10/4/2020 – 10/10/2020

*Distance Plus gating criteria assumes a district wide average and individual school/program circumstances may vary.

**Instructional and Support Employee scoring is based on preference to return in person without reservation.

***Support staff surveying did not include X and O Scale staff.

****Each employee group required to report is weighted the same for the purposes of dashboard reporting

Level Definitions:

Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4
Operations Schools and offices may be closed or open with limited employees reporting. Schools and offices open with limited required reporting. Schools and offices open. Schools and offices open.
Students Majority of students learn from a distance, with select distance learning support offered in person for students with disabilities. Identified students in greatest need of additional support receive one or more days of in-person instruction Students participate in a hybrid model (distance and in-person). All schools open at 100% capacity for in-person instruction.
Employees Telework wherever possible Telework continues Approved telework accommodations Approved telework accommodations
Public Limited or no public transactions inside buildings Limited public transactions inside buildings Limited public transactions inside buildings No limit to public transactions in person