COVID-19 Information & Updates

As we start the 2021-22 school year, we aim to keep our families, staff, students, and community members up to date on important COVID-19 related information in the Knoxville Community School District. Please check back to this page for the latest updates. Thank you for your support as we work to keep our school community safe as we deliver in-person instruction to our students this school year. 

IDPH: COVID-19 & K-12 School Update (January 10, 2022)

► Letter from KCSD School Nurses

► Information on the Pfizer Vaccine for Individuals 12 & Older

► Iowa Public Health Proclamation (May 27, 2021)

► Report: National Survey on Public Education’s Response to COVID-19

► ESSER Funds: April 26, 2021 Plan


Recent Updates

3/10/2021 On Monday, May 19 the KCSD School Board approved moving the district to Tier 4 under the Facilities Usage Plan. As a result, masks will be optional both indoors and outdoors at all district facilities, effective June 1. Please note that we will continue to provide for social distancing for our staff during professional development days. We want to make sure that everyone feels safe and comfortable as we make this transition. Thank you to our staff, students, families, and community members for your flexibility, patience, and cooperation throughout the school year. Your efforts have helped us maintain a safe and healthy learning environment while we have provided in-person instruction.

3/29/2021 On Monday, March 29 the Knoxville School Board voted unanimously to move to tier 3 of the Facility Use By Non-District Groups plan. This includes: events with spectators allowed, face coverings are required indoors except for coaches and athletes if an athletic event*, concessions allowed, no restrictions on capacity, *masks optional at outdoor facilities.School related events update: masks optional for outdoor events.

Looking for an older update? Visit our archive. 

Cassi Pearson


Additional resources

Provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

This site provides information using PDF, visit this link to download the Adobe Acrobat Reader DC software.