Covid case count sees uptick at area schools

The Covid case count and quarantine numbers at area schools are still showing increases as the calendar moves into September.

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-positive cases in the system.

No school, the said on its website exceeds five individual cases at any of the three campuses.

  • Maumelle Charter High … N/A

  • Maumelle Charter Elementary … N/A

  • Scott Charter … N/A

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The Pulaski County Special School District released numbers on Monday for the previous week 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 49 students and staff in quarantine. Last week, it was 45 students and staff in quarantine.

The school breakdown follows.

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

  • Crystal Hill Elementary ... 8  ... 0 ... 15  ... 2  ... 25 

  • Oak Grove Elementary ... 0 ... 1  ... 1  ... 0  ... 2 

  • Pine Forest Elementary ... 1  ... 0 ... 1  ... 0 ... 2 

  • Maumelle Middle ... 2  ... 0 ... 10  ... 3  ... 15 

  • Maumelle High ... 0  ... 0 ... 4  ... 1  ... 5 

The Arkansas Department of Health report from Monday, Sept. 6, shows a total of 120 active cases across the Pulaski County Special, North Little Rock and Academics Plus school systems. Last week it was 88. The previous week it was 50.

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

  • PCSSD … 75 … 20 … 115 … 167

  • North Little Rock … 39 … 12 … 74 … 104

  • Academics Plus … 6 … 0 … 27 … 38

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 ...8

  • Total Number of Employees in Quarantine ... 5

  • Total Number of Students Testing Positive ... 24

  • Total Number of Students in Quarantine ... 107

Crestwood Elementary and Amboy Elementary have, respectively, 30 and 22 students in quarantine. North Little Rock High School has 21 students in quarantine. They are the only North Little Rock campuses in double figures in terms of quarantine.