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Gradual Start for In-Person and Virtual Students

The Elyria City School District will welcome students in kindergarten through 12th grade back to school with a gradual return September 8 through September 11.

Preschool will have a variation to their schedules the first week of school that will be detailed in a letter by preschool principals next week.

The first full day of school for all students is Monday, September 14.  

K-12 students who are attending in-person and thorugh the Virtual Academy will come to their home school on an assigned day the week of Sept. 8-11, to pick up Chromebooks and materials. 

The assigned day is based on students' last name. 

All students on the in-person/virtual hybrid plan will attend on their assigned day in the morning.

  • K-5 students will attend from 9:10-11:10 a.m

  • Students in grades 6-8 will attend from 7:30-10:30 a.m.

  • Students in grades 9-12 will attend 9-11 am.

Virtual Academy students can pick up materials at their home school on their assigned day in the afternoon

  • Virtual students in grades K-5 may pick up materials between 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. 

  • Virtual students in grades 6-8 may pick up between 1 and 2 p.m.

  • Virtual students in grades 9-12 may pick up between 12:30-1:30 pm in the EHS PAC parking lot.

Student assignments by last name are as follows: 

  • Last names of A-F will attend Tuesday, Sept. 8

  • Last names of G-Le will attend Wednesday, Sept. 9

  • Last names of Li-R will attend Thursday, Sept. 10

  • Last names of S-Z will attend Friday, Sept. 11

All parents will receive letters from their principals the week of August 24, 2020, and emails from Amy Higgins, Communications Director, at

If you do not regularly receive district emails and would like to, please send your email address to at