At the October 15 Southeast Polk School Board meeting, the board voted and approved to transition to the Hybrid 1 Learning model for PK-12 students beginning on Monday, November 2, 2020, until further notice. In this model, students learn 100% of the time, 5 days a week, either in-person or online. The District will continue to support the 100% online learning model (Remote) for families who choose that model.
Despite what we are seeing around the state, our district and local data have continued to show a slow, stable reduction in daily cases, percent positivity, and the number of new cases/100,000. This trend, combined with steady, low absentee rates, indicates that a transition to Hybrid 1 is an appropriate and manageable option at this time.
With this change, we recognize that some families may decide to change their current learning model. For example, students learning 100% remote (online) may choose to switch to in-person learning; alternatively, students currently learning in-person may want to switch to 100% remote (online). Students/families who want to change their learning model must complete a form prior to noon on October 23, 2020. You can access the form by clicking here.
Otherwise, no action is needed.
For more information about what to expect in the Remote (Online Only) Learning Pathway, follow this link: Remote Learning Pathway: What to Expect. For answers to commonly asked questions about the Hybrid 1 Learning Model, please click here or contact your building principal.
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Building principals may be providing additional information to families about class assignments or daily schedules as we move forward.
Remote Learning is a required continuous learning model that is delivered online.
Please follow the link below to learn more about how Remote (Online Only) looks.
Remote Learning: What to Expect
Remote Learning Welcome Letter
Please follow the link below to go to the Remote Learning Home page. It includes links to all the Preschool – 6th Grade teachers’ Google Classrooms, Learning Logs, Parent Communications, etc.
PK – 6th Grade Remote Learning Home Page
If you have a question for your teacher, you may submit it here: Ask a Teacher.
Families that need assistance with internet access during the 2020-2021 school year must complete this form:
Internet Request Form
The information will be provided to the Southeast Polk Technology Office, and then a representative from the technology office will contact families to gather more detailed information.
As part of the district’s Return to Learn Plan, all students that registered for busing will be required to wear a facial covering and will be assigned to a maximum of 2 students per seat. If you signed up for busing services and no longer wish to use this service, please complete this form. Complete a separate form for each student in your household.
We’ve created this page to help answer some of the frequently asked questions, please visit our FAQ by clicking
Return to Learn FAQs
If your question is not answered, please click on the link provided in the FAQ to add a question. Please continue to check our website for updates, as plans may adjust as we continue to receive more guidance from public health officials.
Click here to see the detailed Southeast Polk Return to Learn Plan.
Southeast Polk Return to Learn Plan 2020 2021