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COVID-19 Response

Health & Safety Procedures

Our current safety measures (updated in April 2021) include:
Before Returning
  • Required negative COVID-19 PCR test the week before returning
  • "Social Compact," pledging adherence to safety measures and DC's travel guidance
  • 100% compliance with mask-wearing
  • Agreement to participation in ongoing surveillance testing

During the Day

  • Morning health screening through the MyMedBot mobile application
  • Morning check-in process
  • Classrooms reconfigured with individual desks and distancing based on most current CDC guidance
  • Lunchtime seating in large, open spaces with increased distancing
  • Additional 30-minute outdoor breaks twice per day

Building Upgrades

  • Installation of bipolar ionizers on all fan coil units in classrooms and the HVAC system
  • Air balancing to increase intake of outside air throughout the school building
  • Touchless hand sanitization stations installed around the school
  • Touchless technology in bathrooms
  • Directional signage on stairs and in hallways
  • Health and safety signage throughout the buildings
  • Floor and ground markers to reinforce social distancing during breaks

Additional Procedures

  • Staff supervision of all outdoor breaks and lunches, as well as staff members posted in hallways outside all in-use classrooms
  • Rigorous sanitization procedures throughout the day and increased facilities staffing
  • Daily deep cleaning of our entire campus with an electrostatic disinfectant sprayer using only EPA-approved solutions
Co-ed, progressive, college prep school in Washington, DC featuring a challenging curriculum in an inclusive environment for grades 6-12.