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Online parent survey for fall 2020 return to school

We’re busily planning for the 2020-21 school year and the opening of three new buildings in September: Hamilton Elementary, Ely Elementary and Northwood Campus.


(For a refresher on pertinent new-school-related information please visit:


We know these many months away from the day-to-day routines of school have been trying to say the least.


We can’t thank you enough for the many hours you’ve devoted to working with our teachers and staff in home learning.


As Governor DeWine indicated in a news conference on July 2, 2020, the state of Ohio will return to structured classroom learning in the fall though he's left many decisions up to the individual school districts as it relates to their day-to-day operations.


As we plan for a fall return, we would like to hear from you.


Please take a moment to complete this quick, seven-question survey at (English) (Spanish) to help us understand your level of comfort in returning to school and your access to technology and Internet at home. The survey must be completed by July 10, 2020. (One survey per household only.)


The unknowns of the coming weeks and months can’t dampen our excitement of what’s in store for students this year and next as we begin a new chapter in Elyria Schools history.


In July we'll began taking you on virtual tours of your new schools through videos and photos, and we'll continue providing you with important information on our re-opening in the fall.


The first day of school is tentatively scheduled for September 8 (find the school calendar here: Please continue following us through the summer for open house details.


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