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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

At DC Public Schools (DCPS), we are committed to ensuring the well-being of our students. Communicating about issues that impact school communities is important to fostering strong partnerships with families, and we will continue to provide updates around coronavirus (COVID-19) on topics including:

Visit coronavirus.dc.gov for more information from DC Health. For additional questions, please email [email protected] or call (202) 442-5885.

Este es un anuncio sobre el coronavirus (COVID-19). Si prefiere obtener esta información en español, llame al (202) 442-5885 para pedir un intérprete gratuitamente.

ይህ በኮሮናቫይረስ (COVID-19) ላይ የተሰጠ አዲስ ወይም የማሻሻያ መረጃ ነው። ይህንን መረጃ በአማርኛ ቋንቋ ማግኘትን ከመረጡ፣ እርስዎን ምንም ክፍያ የማያስከፍል አስተርጓሚ እንዲቀርብልዎ ለመጠየቅ፣ ወደ ትምህርት ቤትዎ በ (202) 442-5885 እባክዎን ይደውሉ።

C’est une mise à jour concernant le coronavirus (COVID-19). Si vous préférez avoir cette information en français, veuillez contacter le (202) 442-5885 pour demander un/une interprète gratuitement.

这是有关新冠病毒(COVID-19)的更新。如果您希望接收[中文]信息,请致电 (202) 442-5885,并要求提供一名免费的翻译。

Đây là cập nhật thông tin quan trọng về đại dịch cúm coronavirus (COVID-19). Nếu quý vị muốn nhận thông tin bằng tiếng Việt, hãy gọi 2 (202) 442-5885 để yêu cầu thông dịch viên miễn phí.


Latest Updates

Learning at home continues and all DCPS schools are closed for students through May 29 and DCPS will provide meals to students across the district. For more information on these topics, please review the sections below.


School Calendar Changes

In response to coronavirus (COVID-19), all schools will remain closed and students will participate in learning at home through the end of the school year on May 29. More information about the DCPS School Year 2019-2020 calendar.



Meals will be available for all students every weekday at locations throughout the city. For more information, visit coronavirus.dc.gov/food. Meal service times may vary.


Distance Learning

DCPS prepared printed packets of learning materials for every grade level from Pre-K through 8th grade and each graduation requirement course for 9-12th grade. These activities will continue classroom learning at home and engage students during a period of school closure. These instructional materials were designed to meet the needs of all students including English Learners and students with special needs. DCPS families can pick up hard copies of distance learning printed materials at their school on designated days when notified by DCPS via social media and email. Instructional materials are also available at bit.ly/DCPS_ICP.

We encourage you to share how your family is continuing learning at home by sharing your experience on social media using #DCPSatHome.


Additional Resources for Families [PDF]

We know that this situation has caused uncertainty and anxiety in our community and want to support your student and family during this challenging time. We encourage you to review the following resources:


Letters to Families [PDF]