Students will attend school on a regular instructional schedule and will engage in face-to-face learning on campus during school hours. Elementary students will be assigned to grade level classes that will be taught by teachers at their home campus. Secondary students in grades 6-12 will follow their class schedules by transitioning to different classrooms for course instruction.
- Available for students in Prekindergarten through Grade 12
- Student participation required 5 full days per week as determined by school calendar
- Instruction provided in-person
- Instruction provided by Temple ISD teachers
- Instruction in core content and elective areas
- Implementation of district curriculum scope and sequence and instructional resources
- TISD Grading Guidelines, Student Code of Conduct, and Acceptable Use of Technology Procedures will be applied
- Social-emotional support
- Accommodations and support services provided
- Implementation of preventative safety measures such as:
- Daily screening procedures such as touchless temperature checks
- Healthy Habits - frequent hand washing/sanitizing, frequent sanitizing of surfaces, personal spacing, face coverings
- Limited sharing of supplies
- Visitors will only be allowed with a formal appointment
- Normal bus services that will also include assigned seating, windows down when temperature permits, possible reduction in capacity due to numbers of remote learners
- Limited activities that require large gatherings
On-Campus Learning FAQs
What measures will be in place to ensure a safe environment?
Will health & safety training be provided for all staff and students?
How do parents commit to an instructional model choice for their child?
Can students change their commitment from On-Campus Learning to Remote Learning after the start of the school year?
How many students will be assigned to each classroom?
Temple ISD will follow TEA guidelines for class size. At this time, the class size requirements are the same as a regular school year. The maximum number of students per class varies by grade level and also varies by class at the secondary level.
Will visitors be allowed on campus?
Visitors will only be allowed on campus by appointment and will undergo a screening check upon arrival.
Will cafeterias be open and will school lunches be served?
Cafeterias will be open to serve breakfast and lunch daily. Each campus cafeteria space will be evaluated to ensure healthy habits. All school meals will be served by employees wearing face coverings and gloves. Safety and health measures will be adjusted based on current guidelines and conditions.
Will bus transportation be provided for qualified students?
How will seating arrangement be determined on school buses?
How will healthy habits be promoted in cafeterias, gyms, restrooms, and other commons areas?
Signage reminding students and staff about personal spacing, hand washing, and infection prevention will be posted throughout the school.
Elementary classrooms will be assigned specific bathrooms, breakfast, lunch, and gym access times to reduce the number of students in any given area as much as possible.
Secondary students will be encouraged to follow personal spacing guidelines.
What precautions will be in place for athletics, fine arts, and other extracurricular activities?
Safety guidelines are being developed for conducting all on-campus workouts, rehearsals, and practices. The district will follow all guidelines provided by UIL, TEA, and the state. These safety guidelines will be published as soon as they become available.
My child is enrolled in dual credit classes for Fall 2020, What should I know as a parent/student?
Will students have recess or the ability to play and socialize with other students?
What happens if a student or a teacher tests positive for COVID-19? Will the entire class have to quarantine? What if multiple classrooms and students/staff are impacted? Will students be able to participate in Remote Learning during the quarantine?
What happens if a child’s campus is temporarily closed during the school year?
What online learning management system will be used to support elementary students?
The benefit of an online learning management system is to streamline all digital tools and content for a more connected learning experience for students. The district has identified Google Classroom and Seesaw as tools to support a consistent learning management system for elementary students across the district. Google Classroom and Seesaw will be used for both On-Campus and Remote Learners.
Google Classroom helps organize assignments, boosts collaboration, and fosters communication. Seesaw is a platform used for PreK students and allows students the ability to create and reflect on their learning. Teachers will provide training to students on how to use these digital tools. For those students who choose On-Campus Learning, these tools will be used as a digital extension of the classroom. Resources will also be available for parents to learn how to support students in navigating learning through these digital tools.
What online learning management system will be used to support secondary students?
The benefit of an online learning management system is to streamline all digital tools and content for a more connected learning experience for students. Secondary students in both On-Campus and Remote Learning will utilize the current learning management systems that have been used for several years: 6-8 Google Classroom and 9-12 Schoology. Resources will also be available for parents to learn how to support students in navigating learning through these digital tools.
How will teachers address any potential learning needs from the school closure last spring?
How will student progress be reported?
Will STAAR/EOC be administered in 2020-2021?
Will ACE after-school services be offered at elementary campuses?
We are currently working on plans for ACE and we will provide additional information when it is available.