Student COVID-19 Protocols

Parents/Guardians of a student who is experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or who has a positive result/diagnosis should report their student's absence to their student’s school office.

Timeline for Student Return After COVID-19


Day 0

Day student first experiences symptoms of COVID-19, or performs a test that returns a positive result for COVID-19, whichever comes earlier.


Days 1-5

Student isolates and should not return to school.


Days 6-10

Student may return to school if:

  • symptoms are not present or are resolving, and
  • they are fever-free for 24 hours without the use of fever reducing medication.

A negative test result is not required to return on or after Day 6.

Face coverings are recommended for students returning to school before Day 11 per California Department of Public Health guidance.