This week the percent of students attending "virtual" schools dropped by over three percentage points as 'Always Virtual' areas continue returning...
Week of 2/22: K-5 Crosses 50% Traditional
This week the number of K-12 students attending virtual-only schools dropped below one-third for the first time as "Always Virtual" regions continued a gradual return. Over fifty percent of K-5 students are now attending schools that offer traditional, in-person learning. In addition, Burbio has launched a CDC School Opening Zone tracker that shows the percentage of students living in red zones (76% through February 20th) to go with our School Opening Tracker.
% US K-12 students attending "virtual-only" schools = 31.1% (from 33.6% last week)
% US K-12 students attending "traditional" In-person/every day" schools = 42.6%
% US K-12 students attending "hybrid" schools = 26.3%
The above percentages are set to Sunday, February 21st. 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, 31.1% of US K-12 students are currently attending schools that offer virtual-only plans, 42.6% offering traditional, etc.
26.4% attending virtual-only schools (Change from 30.9% two weeks ago)
21.4 % attending schools offering hybrid (from 20.5%)
52.2% attending schools offering traditional (from 48.6%)
Grades 6-8 Students
34.6 % attending virtual-only schools (from 38.4% two weeks ago)
29.6% attending schools offering hybrid (from 28.2%)
35.8% attending schools offering traditional (from 33.4%)
High School Students
35.8% attending virtual-only schools (from 39.8% two weeks ago)
31.2% attending offering hybrid (from 29.6%)
33.0% attending schools offering traditional (from 30.6%)