Covid numbers back to trending down

After a brief, mostly asymptomatic spike, the Covid case count at local schools is trending back down.

The Academics Plus System, which includes the Maumelle Charter and Scott Charter elementary schools as well as Maumelle Charter High School, reported the previous week that Maumelle Charter Elementary had seven cases but it and the other schools in the system are now below the threshold of 5 to report cases per campus.

  • 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 21 students and staff in quarantine.

The school breakdown follows.

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

  • Crystal Hill Elementary ... 1  ... 0 ... 5  ... 0  ... 6 

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

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

  • Maumelle Middle ... 0  ... 0 ... 0  ... 0  ... 0 

  • Maumelle High ... 2  ... 0 ... 11  ... 0  ... 13 

The Arkansas Department of Health report from Monday, Sept. 27, shows a total of 44 active cases across the Academics Plus system, Pulaski County Special and North Little Rock school districts.

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

  • Academics Plus … 5 … - …. - …. 53

  • PCSSD … 19 … 28 … 165 … 234

  • North Little Rock … 20 … 20 … 110 … 153

North Little Rock School District is doing a daily dashboard that was updated on Wednesday, Sept. 29 and it can be found be clicking here:

  • Total Number of Employees Testing Positive … 4

  • Total Number of Employees in Quarantine due to School Exposure … 0

  • Total Number of Employees in Quarantine due to Outside Exposure … 1

  • Total Number of Students Testing Positive … 15

  • Total Number of Students in Quarantine due to School Exposure … 33

  • Total Number of Students in Quarantine due to Outside Exposure … 30