FRAMINGHAM – Framingham Public School District reported another new COVID cases yesterday, May 27.
With the latest update on the dashboard, the district has had a total of 182 cases this 2020-21 academic school year.
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.
The latest case was at Framingham High. is the school’s fourth case in the last 7 days.
Framingham High leads the district with 47 cases this school year.
Fuller Middle, along with McCarthy Elementary School, both on Flagg Drive, each have 13 cases this school year.
Unless a family chose to stay remote, all students K-12 are full-time in-person learning.
The district conducts PCR testing for staff.
Students are being testing via pooled testing.
Superintendent of Schools Bob Tremblay announced April 28, the participating rate in the free COVID-19 pooled testing, has increased to 70% at the elementary level.
Participation is voluntary in the program.
Only students who are part of the in-person or hybrid learning can participate in the pooled testing. Remote students do not participate in pooled testing.
In mid-March, only 46% of students were participating in the district’s pooled testing program to identify COVID-19 cases.