Baltimore City Schools delay start date of expanded in-person learning

Posted at 11:24 AM, Feb 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-03 11:24:46-05

BALTIMORE — Baltimore City Public Schools is delaying the scheduled start date of expanded in-person learning.

Here are the new start dates.

  • Kindergarten through grade 2 will begin Monday, March 1
  • Grades 3-5 and grade 9 will begin Monday, March 15
  • Grade 12 will begin April 12, 2021, the first day of the Fourth Quarter
  • NOTE: An update on pre-kindergarten, grades 6-8, and grades 10-11 will be provided in early March, at the latest

A return to in-person learning will be up to the student and their families.

For charter and contract schools, families can click here to learn which will be opting into each phase of live instruction.

The school system says the delay will provide additional time to expand COVID testing in schools, and for more staff to make vaccine appointments.