Covid case count, quarantines grow at area schools

The Covid case count at area schools is on the rise on Wednesday afternoon.

The Academics Plus System, which includes the Maumelle Charter and Scott Charter elementary schools as well as Maumelle Charter High School, have a total of six Covid-postive cases in the system.

The bulk of those six cases are at Maumelle Charter Elementary with five, the system said on its website, with numbers updated on Monday. They will be updated again on Thursday.

  • Maumelle Charter High … N/A

  • Maumelle Charter Elementary … 5

  • Scott Charter … N/A

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The Pulaski County Special School District released numbers on Monday for the previous and that report can be viewed by clicking here.

The five schools considered feeders for Maumelle are Crystal Hill, Oak Grove and Pine Forest elementaries as well as Maumelle Middle and High School.

That report shows a total of 45 students and staff in quarantine. Last week, it was 18 students and staff in quarantine.

The school breakdown follows.

School ... Student Positive ... Staff Positive ... Student Quarantine ... Staff Quarantine ... Total Out

  • Crystal Hill Elementary ... 4  ... 0 ... 24  ... 0 ... 28 

  • Oak Grove Elementary ... 0 ... 0 ... 0 ... 0 ... 0

  • Pine Forest Elementary ... 0 ... 0 ... 3 ... 0 ... 3

  • Maumelle Middle ... 2 ... 0 ... 3 ... 0 ... 5

  • Maumelle High ... 2 ... 0 ... 7 ... 0 ... 9

The Arkansas Department of Health report from Monday, Aug. 30, shows a total of 88 active cases across the Pulaski County Special, North Little Rock and Academics Plus school systems. Last week it was 50

District … Active Cases … Cumulative Faculty/Staff … Cumulative Student … Cumulative Total

  • PCSSD … 51 … 13 … 82 … 113

  • North Little Rock … 31 … 11 … 56 … 81

  • Academics Plus … 6 … 0 … 25 … 36

North Little Rock School District is doing a daily dashboard that can be found by clicking here, and these are numbers from this afternoon:

  • Total Number of Employees Testing Positive ...4

  • Total Number of Employees in Quarantine ... 9

  • Total Number of Students Testing Positive ... 24

  • Total Number of Students in Quarantine ... 117

On Tuesday, it was 106 students in quarantine. North Little Rock High School has the most active cases with seven, and they also have 16 students in quarantine, and of the district’s campuses, that number is tied with Meadow Park Elementary.