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DCPS Reminds Families to Take and Submit COVID-19 Tests Before Returning from Spring Break

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

(WASHINGTON, DC) – DC Public Schools (DCPS) is reminding DCPS families that all students and staff are expected to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result before returning to school following Spring Break. Families should administer their student’s test and upload their test results to on Sunday, April 23, 2023


Here’s what DCPS families need to know: 

  1. Schools will distribute COVID-19 test kits to students before the break on Thursday, April 13.  Schools will provide extended hours until 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12, for families that would like to pick up testing kits for their children.

  2. Families should administer their child’s rapid test on Sunday, April 23 and visit to upload the test results by 9:00 p.m. that evening.    

  3. Schools will reopen after Spring Break on Monday, April 24, 2023. Any student who returns after that day will also be expected to provide proof of a negative test. 


DCPS families should report their child’s results by:

  1. Visiting

  2. Entering your student’s name, address, a contact email, a contact phone number, their school, the date of their test, and their test results. 

  3. Uploading a photo or PDF of the results. 

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