COVID-19 FAQ

  • Last updated: March 3, 2021, at 3:05 PM


    At Tempe Union High School District, the health and safety of our visitors and employees is our top priority as we reopen to assist you with your needs. With this in mind, we want to take the time to update you on the precautions and requirements that we are taking to ensure our community is safe. For everyone’s safety, you are required to schedule an appointment in order to enter the building. If you do not have an appointment, you will not be allowed to enter the building.

    Please see this document - PDF for further instructions and the steps we are taking to ensure safety.


    Staff: Please go to your Staff Intranet home-page for staff information on COVID-19, Returning to Work, Health and Safety.

Academic FAQ

  • How will students/parents know what is expected of them academically?

  • Asynchronous Wednesdays are still scheduled. Will these look the same as before?

  • How will student attendance be reported?

  • How will teachers address the learning gaps?

  • How will my student be graded?

  • How will school meals be offered for breakfast and lunch?

  • How will schools provide social-emotional support?

  • What are some of the other ways that TUHSD has invested in supporting our students during this critical time?

  • How will services be provided to special education students in either model available?

  • My child does not have access to a laptop or other computer. Will we be able to check out a laptop?

  • I don’t have Wifi at my current residence. What are my options?

  • Will there be any technical support for students and parents?

  • Will my student be able to attend EVIT?

  • Will there be changes to Dual Enrollment programs?

  • How will parents/students be updated?

  • Who should I speak with if I have additional questions?

Safety, Transportation, Extracurricular, Food Services & Other FAQ

  • Will masks/face coverings be provided for students?

  • Can a face shield be used instead of a mask/face coverings?

  • What is the protocol for a positive COVID case at a school site?

  • What safety precautions will be in place to protect students and staff?

  • What are the specific physical distancing plans for the schools, including classrooms, bathrooms, hallways, and lunches?

  • What are the specific cleaning/sanitization plans for the school day, including on buses? Will cleaning supplies/PPE be supplied to classrooms?

  • How will Tempe Union decide if there is going to be a school closure?

  • When will schools return to "normal"?

  • How will school meals be offered for breakfast and lunch?

  • Will transportation be provided for students?

  • Is my student safe while riding the bus?

  • How often will buses be cleaned?

  • What will sports and performing arts look like during the spring of 2021?

  • Is summer conditioning for fall sports/activities currently scheduled to take place?

  • What will happen with fine and performing arts programs?

  • I have questions about my child’s activities that aren’t listed here. Who do I contact?