• return to school plan
    current status phase 2
    This plan is subject to change and updates will be made based on latest information provided by the officials and other applicable federal, state, and local agencies as well as negotiations.
  • photo of superintendent dr burke with text "message from superintendent"

    A letter from Superintendent Dr. Clark Burke

  • a woman wearing a face shield and text reading here are the quick facts

    The quick facts of our Fall 2020 Return to School Plan.

  • two ladies wearing masks and text reading personal protective equipment

    Employee and student PPE while on campus

  • an empty classroom with text on campus and in the classroom

    Classroom and campus safeguards for employees and students explained

  • a sign reading please wear a face mask before entering

    Our response plan to suspected or confirmed COVID-19 cases

  • a group students spaced apart wearing facemasks and text reading recreational and learning supports

    Programs from our community partners to support students and families during the 2020-2021 school year

  • teacher holding a book and text reading learning and teaching models

    Learn more about the phased learning models
    Phase 1: Off-Campus Learning, Phase 2: Blended Learning, & Phase 3: On-Campus Learning

  • frequently asked questions

    Have questions? Our FAQ may help

  • a woman checking the temperature of a cougar mascot and text reading visitors and office hours

    For the safety of our students and staff, please note our visitor restrictions and District Office & school site office hours

  • technology

    Technology support staff will make every attempt to resolve technology related issues remotely

  • transportation

    Transportation protocols during the 2020-2021 school year.

  • announcemnts

    News and Announcements from the District

  • a man wearing a face mask

    For employees: Screening, protocols, questions & answers

  • covid-19 dashboard

    View MUSD's COVID-19 Dashboard, which shows the
    most recent statistics in our schools.

  • a man changing an air filter on an air conditioning unit and text reading facilities safety and sanitation

    Learn about our commitment to clean facilities as well as modifications to promote student and staff safety

  • three ladies wearing face shields and text reading nutrition services

    Meal periods and services during all phases of return to school

  • girls stretching in a group with text reading sports and extracurricular activities

    Practice and conditioning guidelines from the National Federation of State High Schools Association

  • Resources

    The guidelines referenced in this plan are based on guidance from federal, state, and local officials

  • surveys button

    Surveys, results, and analysis from the District

Date Event
7/13/2020 Board of Trustees approve updated learning models for 2020-2021 school year as part of the Return to School Plan
7/13/2020 Families receive notification of approved learning models
7/14/2020 Return to School Plan website launched: mantecausd.net/returntoschool
7/15/2020 Superintendent announces school year to begin in Phase 1: Off-Campus Learning
7/17/2020 Priority Reservation window for MUSD Online Academy closes
7/20/2020 Open Registration for MUSD Online Academy
7/21/2020 School Board Meeting
8/6/2020 First Day of School
9/15/2020 Board provided direction for specialized student cohorts on campus and administration to apply for the instructional waiver from the San Joaquin County Public Health Services
9/21/2020 Identified students invited to participate in a small specialized cohort to receive in-person instruction
9/23/2020 WIP team delivers a fully online, daily self-screening symptom check survey for all employees
9/28/2020 WIP team invites cohort students to participate in the online survey
10/6/2020 School Board Meeting
10/9/2020 First Quarter Ends (High School)
11/2/2020 TK-3rd & 11th-12th grade students return to the classroom with Phase 2 guidelines
11/6/2020 First Trimester Ends (Elementary)
11/16/2020 4th-10th grade students return to the classroom with Phase 2 guidelines.
12/14/2020 - 12/18/2020 District moves to Phase 1.5
12/21/2020 - 01/06/2021 Winter Break
1/11/2021 Students return to the classroom with Phase 2 guidelines
5/28/2021 Last day of school