Plano North October 2020

EDUCATION More families inPlano ISDopt for in-person learning for students’ second nineweeks

BY MAKENZIE PLUSNICK

with nearly two-thirds of students returning to classrooms. Skaggs will have the lowest amount, at 26%. At the middle school level, Haggard will have the most students returning, with 66% of students choosing this method. At the other end of the spectrum is Rice, with 28% of students returning. Vines leads high school campuses, with 60% of students opting for in-person school. Jasper High School, with only 27% of students returning to classrooms, will now have the fewest in-person students. At the senior high level, Plano Senior has the highest percentage, and Plano East has the lowest.

Some parents who kept their students at home for the rst nine weeks of school are now choosing to send their children back to campuses, according to new PISD data. Families were given the option to change their child’s learning method at the end of September, per Texas Education Agency requirements. Just over half of students will now attend school in person, which is 4% higher than the rst nine weeks of the semester. The remaining 49% have chosen to attend virtually, according to the data. Barron and Hughston elementary schools will have the highest levels of face-to-face instruction at elementary campuses, both

Weatherford Elementary School welcomed students back to campus in September. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)

PISD released data for the second nine weeks Oct. 8. The chart below outlines the percentage of students who will attend class in person at each school.

INPERSON LEARNING BREAKDOWN BY CAMPUS

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

Human 61%

Pearson Early Childhood 55%

Daron 65%

Aldridge 57%

Hughston 74%

Rasor 57%

Davis 71%

Andrews 33% Barksdale 52%

Hunt 54%

Saigling 71%

Dooley 53%

Isaacs Early Childhood 53%

Schell 41%

Forman 66%

Barron 74%

Jackson 66%

Shepard 69%

Gulledge 28%

Beaty Early Childhood 45%

Mathews 60%

Sigler 61%

Bethany 63%

Haggar 56%

McCall 53%

Skaggs 26%

Harrington 59%

Beverly 51%

Stinson 36%

Haun 46%

Boggess 50%

Meadows 62%

Thomas 66%

Head Start Early Childhood 67%

Brinker 56%

Memorial 63%

Hedgcoxe 59%

Carlisle 53%

Mendenhall 70%

Weatherford 72%

Hickey 54%

Centennial 41%

Miller 59%

Wells 49%

Hightower 53%

Christie 62%

Mitchell 62%

Wyatt 39%

Vines 60% Williams 47%

Murphy 52%

HIGH SCHOOLS

MIDDLE SCHOOLS

Academy 41%

Otto 42%

Armstrong 55%

Clark 51%

Renner 51%

Bowman 54%

SENIORHIGH SCHOOOLS

Plano East 39%

Jasper 27%

Rice 28%

Carpenter 56%

Robinson 46%

Frankford 59%

Plano West 45%

McMillen 53%

Schimelpfenig 54%

Haggard 66%

Shepton 57%

Plano Senior 46%

Wilson 60%

Hendrick 55%

SOURCE: PLANO ISDCOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER

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PLANO NORTH EDITION • OCTOBER 2020

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