FRAMINGHAM – The Framingham Public Schools re-opened today after break and announced a positive COVID case has been reported at Dunning Elementary/King Elementary on April 23.
On April 5, elementary school students returned to full-time in-person classroom education. About 85% of students returned in grades K-5.
The district does not list if cases are teachers, staff, or students in the dashboard, or when the district sends emails to staff or families.
With the latest case, the district has had a total of 148 cases this 2020-21 academic school year.
Framingham High School leads the district with 38 cases.
McCarthy Elementary is now second in the district with 11 cases, with Fuller Middle School third with 10 cases.
The district has been testing staff weekly.
Students are being testing via pooled testing.
The administration, said as of April 1, the percentage of students participate in pooled testing was 56%.
The City of Framingham had been designated as a high risk community for the spread of the virus as of April 1 by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, but as of April 15, the City was downgraded to yellow status.