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Oakwood Schools COVID-19 Plans

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Oakwood Schools is committed to providing quality learning opportunities for all students in a safe environment within the District’s means.   

On this page, you will find information detailing the Oakwood Schools COVID-19 Plans.  All of the documents and the video presentation are meant to work together to provide families, students, staff and the community a look at the plan.

To see COVID-19 notifications from Oakwood Schools as required by the Ohio Department of Health,please visit the COVID-19 Notifications page.


Learning Options

Option 1:  Face-to-Face Instruction
Full-Day, Half-Day or Off-Site as determined by Oakwood Schools

Option 2:  Online Instruction
Developed and delivered by SchoolsPLP
For additional information and answers to Frequently Asked Questions, visit the Option 2 page

cleaning guidelines

Todd spraying door handle

During the week of Aug. 10, Oakwood Schools staff participated in training regarding cleaning and disinfecting our buildings in the half-day model based on proposed cleaning protocol developed for Oakwood Schools.  The proposed plans were developed using current guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  

Cleaning guidelines


Critical 50

Cleaning and sanitizing will take place Monday through Friday in between a.m. and p.m. sessions in order to prepare for the second round of students.

You can review each building's Critical 50 cleaning schedule.

Athletic Guidelines

In accordance with the Ohio Department of Health order regarding sports, Oakwood Schools is sharing its Athletic Guidelines.  

Picture from VV game Aug. 28

Health Protocol

Oakwood Schools is continuing to work with health officials at the city, state and national level to develop protocol to keep students, staff and community members safe.  For information on how to keep your family safe, what to do if you have been exposed to COVID-19 additional information, visit our Health Protocol page

Health Protocol

Face Covering Policy


Oakwood Schools will follow the Ohio Department of Health order requiring face coverings for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. 

For additional information, please review the Oakwood Schools face covering policy. 

Arrivals and Dismissals

To reduce close contact between students, we have established specific entrances/exits for students to use based on their grade and/or teacher.  Please review this information with your students.

A.M. Session
Harman, Smith, OJH, OHS

8:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Oakwood Preschool at Smith
8:45 a.m. - 11: 30 a.m.

P.M. Session
Harman, Smith, OJH, OHS

12:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Oakwood Preschool at Smith
12:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Arrivals and Dismissals
Entrances labeled at Smith Elementary

OJH/OHS Standard Half-Day Schedule

Half Day Schedule

Letter to the Editor

The following letter to the editor from Oakwood Teachers' Association President Jay Lane appeared in the Oakwood Register Aug 5, 2020.

To the Oakwood Community,

In prior editions of the Oakwood Register, two editorials asked to hear from teachers.  As president of the Oakwood Teachers’ Association, I am writing this response on behalf of teachers in Oakwood schools.  


Email Notifications

Make sure you are receiving all necessary communications directed to specific grades, buildings and district wide by updating your Messages account.

For step-by-step directions, visit our Email Mailing List page. 

Have a question?

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We are currently at work developing a list of answers to your frequently asked questions.  We will post as soon as possible.  If you have a question you think would help others if added to the list, please send them to Community Relations Director Traci Hale.  Please indicate FAQ in the subject line.

Latest FAQ - Updated 8-20-20

BOE Meeting Aug. 17, 2020

Board of Education Presentation July 13, 2020

BOE Presentation Slides 7-13-2020

Oakwood Schools Reopening Plan Documents

Part 1:  Reopening Summary (Updated 7-22-20)
Two-page executive summary of the plan to reopen Oakwood Schools.

Part 2:  Reopening Outline
Developed in collaboration with Public Health Dayton & Montgomery County, Montgomery County Educational Resource Center and school administrators from Montgomery County and other various Ohio school districts.

Part 3:  Details for Reopening Plan
Option 1

Specific details for some of the operations necessary for Option 1 to be successful

Part 4:  Details for Reopening Plan Option 2
Specific details for some of the operations necessary for Option 2 to be successful

Revised School Calendar for 
2020 - 2021 School Year

Additional SchoolsPLP Information

Face Coverings Information (Added 7-24-20)

Learning Options Grades 1 - 12

Graphic detailing Option 1 and 2

Learning Options Kindergarten

Kindergarten options 1 and 2