Return to School (Updated 09.04)

  • Why is kindergarten through second grade returning to school first? Why not all students?

  • Why are you targeting Monday, Sept. 28, at the earliest to bring back all the grade levels?

  • If we checked out a laptop and my child is returning to school, what do I do with the laptop?

  • When we return for classroom instruction, will my child have to wear a mask?

  • Where can I learn more about Peoria’s safety and mitigation plan for staff and students?

  • How can students return full-time and still maintain physical distancing?

  • What happens in each stage of Peoria’s plan?

  • What if I want to change my mind on what instructional model my child is in?

  • Will art/music/PE still be offered if I am continuing with virtual instruction?

  • What if the benchmarks begin to increase?

  • Why aren’t schools open yet?

Health & Safety Once Schools Reopen

  • Campus Health Office Protocols and Procedures Update (9/17)

  • Are masks going to be required?

  • If masks are required, will the district be providing them?

  • What types of masks are recommended?

  • Are you following federal and state guidelines to minimize the spread of COVID-19?

  • What if COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Arizona?

  • Once immunizations become available for COVID-19, will school districts require that our children be immunized?

  • What safety precautions are in place to minimize the spread of COVID-19?

  • What happens if my school gets a positive case of COVID-19?

  • At what level of outbreak do you recommend closing a school?


  • How will school buses be sanitized?


  • When will my child's teacher be using Florida Virtual?

  • How will the gaps in school impact student skill levels and how will Peoria Unified support them when students return to school?

  • How will we make sure that my child has the same educational experience as another child who chooses a different option or attends a different school?

Classroom Instruction

  • Will before and after school programs be available?

  • What will the classroom look like as far as spacing out students?

  • What will the drop-off and pick-up procedure look like?

  • How will breakfast and lunch be served for those who physically attend in person?

  • What if someone in my child’s class tests positive?

  • What if my child has to be quarantined? Will their learning options change during quarantine?

  • What if I need to visit the school’s front office?

  • Will there be recess at the elementary school level?

  • What will meet-the-teacher look like?

  • When will preschool begin and what will that look like?

  • What will COOP look like?

  • Will traditional eCampus courses still be offered for high school students?

  • What will Freshman Orientation look like?

Last Modified on October 9, 2020