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    Safe Return to Schools: Important Update, August 31

    On August 31, Kyrene School District announced plans for a safe and organized return to in-person learning, beginning with Kyrene's youngest learners, while continuing to offer distance learning options. Read the full announcementKyrene School District plans to offer in-person, teacher-led instruction on the following timeline, as long as public health benchmarks continue to trend in a positive direction and as long as Kyrene’s mitigation strategies continue to prevent community spread.

    • Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd Grades: In-person students return Thursday, September 17
    • 3rd, 4th, 5th Grades: In-person students return Thursday, September 24
    • All Middle School Grades: In-person students return Tuesday, October 13
      • 6th Grade Orientation will be October 1.  
    *Flex students may remain in Flex Distance Learning.*
    Circumstances and guidance related to COVID-19 may continue to evolve throughout the coming school year, and Kyrene School District has built a plan flexible enough to respond to those evolutions. These are extraordinary times, but Kyrene is committed to delivering excellence in education under any circumstance. 


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    Choose Your Path Back to School 

    Kyrene School District is offering a full spectrum of choices for a safe return to school. Families can view the highlights of each option in the dropdown menus below, then select the choice that best serves your individual child(ren). Families interested in KDA will be placed on a waitlist and accepted on a space-available basis.

  • School Building

  • In-Person Learning

  • Enroll

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    New Families


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  • Flex Distance Learning

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  • Enroll 

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    Hundreds of individuals spent thousands of hours developing Kyrene's Safe Return to School plan and continue to monitor and modify plans, as needed, in response to the changing circumstances of the global pandemic. To ensure that questions are directed to the appropriate design groups for consideration, please submit questions to kco@kyrene.org. If answers are not immediately available, they may be addressed in future communications, on this web page, or by individual schools. Your feedback is invaluable. Thank you for taking the time to reach out to Kyrene!

    Questions about enrollment may be sent to enrollment@kyrene.org.


    NOTICE: The conditions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic are continually evolving, and Kyrene’s Safe Return to School plans will be constantly evaluated to adapt to the continuing trends of the COVID-19 virus, especially in Maricopa County.



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