The number of students attending virtual dropped by 2.9% this week to 20.8%. Middle and high school students returned to in-person learning a bit...
Week of 1/25: School Splits
This week we saw the biggest drop in "virtual-only" students since September as many districts returned to in-person learning after precautionary holiday and Covid-related shut downs. Progress will slow in the coming weeks and below we break down the parts of the country where the biggest challenges remain and take a look at national averages for students in grades K-5, 6-8 and 9-12.
% US K-12 students attending "virtual-only" schools = 42% (from 49.6% last week)
% US K-12 students attending "traditional" In-person/every day" schools = 35.5%
% US K-12 students attending "hybrid" schools = 22.5%
The above percentages are set to Sunday, January 24th. Our data is presented as "students attending schools that offer this learning plan" - most districts also offer virtual even when providing in-person. For above, 42% of US K-12 students are currently attending schools that offer virtual-only plans, 35.5% offering traditional, etc.
24.7% attending hybrid schools
30.2% attending traditional schools
26.3% attending hybrid schools
27.1% attending traditional schools