Frequently Asked Questions

  • If a student tests positive for COVID-19, what should a parent/guardian do?

  • If students must stay home because of COVID-19 exposure or illness, how will they be able to learn and/or make up work?

  • How long must a student who tests positive for COVID-19 remain quarantined after a positive test?

  • What is required for a student to return to school after testing positive for COVID?

  • Is Spring ISD allowing visitors to campuses?

  • What is the district doing to protect against the highly contagious Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus?

  • Will staff and students be required to complete a daily wellness screening?

  • Will daily screenings continue for the 2021-22 school year?

  • How will the district mitigate the risk of COVID-19 in school buildings, especially elementary campuses, where students are not yet eligible for the vaccine?

  • How has the cleaning schedule changed to address COVID?

  • Will social distancing be mandatory in classrooms and the cafeteria?

  • How are you ensuring students aren’t contracting the virus from physical education and recess equipment?

  • Is Spring ISD mandating that employees get the vaccine?

  • Does the district monitor vaccines for students and staff?

  • Can teachers, principals or school staff ask unvaccinated students to wear masks?

  • Can principals, other school staff or central office staff ask unvaccinated employees to wear masks?

  • Are students and staff not wearing masks separated from those wearing masks?

  • Will the district continue to provide communication when there is a positive COVID case on a campus or in a school facility?

  • Will teachers, students and parents be notified when there is a positive COVID case in their child's class?

  • Will the district be doing close contract tracing of positive cases?

  • How is “close contact” defined?

  • Is a student or staff member required to quarantine if they are identified as a "close contact" to a positive COVID case?

  • Will the close contacts be notified?

  • If a teacher or students travels to a place where the virus is rapidly spreading, whether it be domestic or international travel, will they be expected to quarantine?