Health & Safety

APS will continue to adjust measures for School Year 2021-22 based on latest guidance and best practices. ​

 ​ Through June 18​, 2021
Summer & Fall 2021
Masks Required in buildings and on buses​ Required in buildings and on buses​
Physical distancing & classroom capacity 3-foot distancing with limited capacity​ Normal classroom capacity​
Recess Masks required​ No masks required outside for recess ​
Health Screening Full screening​

No temperature checks; honor system symptom reporting

Isolation rooms no longer provided in schools

Contact Tracing Positive case in classroom:​

  • All students excluded​
Positive case in classroom:​·

  • Elementary: all students excluded​
  • Secondary: students in immediate proximity excluded​
Quarantine 14 days​

8 days with negative test on day 5*​

Fully vaccinated individuals are exempt from quarantine, as verified by School Health

Athletics & Activities Masks required​ Indoor masks required, contact tracing requirements for students and employees​
Visitors & volunteers Not allowed​ Permitted with masks, screening and contact tracing​

*Students who do not participate in the APS testing program would continue to be excluded for 14 days from the date of last exposure.