• On June 23, 2020, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) issued joint guidance on starting the 2020-21 School Year in Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan. That guidance was updated on July 24. 

    ISBE has also provided a list of FAQs and they continue to update that list frequently as well as a Special Education FAQ


  • Will school be held onsite in 2020-21?

  • Will there be a remote option for students with medical conditions or live in a household with someone at high-risk for C-19 complications?

Face Coverings, Social Distancing, Capacity Limits

  • Will face coverings be required?

  • Can face shields be used in lieu of face coverings?

  • Is social distancing required at all times?

  • Is social distancing required on school buses?

  • How many students can be in one space?

  • What does a 50-person capacity limit mean?

Temperature Checks and Symptom Screening

  • Will the District conduct temperature checks?

  • How will the District conduct temperature checks and symptom screening?

  • What if a student or staff member forgets to complete self-certification?

  • Will the District conduct COVID-19 testing?

  • Will the District require COVID-19 testing similar to immunizations?