Covid sends students into quarantine

Classes have barely started but the North Little Rock School District reported on Wednesday that it already has 101 students in quarantine due to Covid-19 exposure.

The district is doing a daily dashboard that can be found by clicking here, and these are numbers for this afternoon.

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They show that 23 students have tested positive for Covid and as well as three employees.

The Pike View Early Childhood Center leads all the district schools with 22 students in quarantine, while Lakewood Elementary is second with 15.

District breakdown

  • Total Number of Employees Testing Positive ... 3

  • Total Number of Employees in Quarantine ... 5

  • Total Number of Students Testing Positive ... 23

  • Total Number of Students in Quarantine ... 101

Pike View Early Childhood Center

  • Total Number of Employees Testing Positive ... 0

  • Total Number of Employees Testing Positive ... 0

  • Total Number of Employees Testing Positive ... 2

  • Total Number of Employees Testing Positive ... 22

Lakewood Elementary 

  • Total Number of Employees Testing Positive ... 1

  • Total Number of Employees Testing Positive ... 0

  • Total Number of Employees Testing Positive ... 2

  • Total Number of Employees Testing Positive ... 15

A report from the Arkansas Department of Health shows a total of 27 active cases, but it was last updated on Monday. 

North Little Rock School District

  • Active cases ... 27

  • Cumulative staff ... 8 

  • Cumulative student ... 37

  • Cumulative total ... 55

The same report showed 23 active Covid cases in the Pulaski County Special School District and the breakdown there is:

  • Active cases ... 23 

  • Cumulative staff ... 11 

  • Cumulative student ... 46

  • Cumulative total ... 67

The county school district is doing a school-by-school breakdown that is updated on Monday each week and it can be viewed by clicking here.

The five schools that are 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 18 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 ... 6 ... 0 ... 7

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

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

  • Maumelle Middle ... 0 ... 0 ... 2 ... 0 ... 2

  • Maumelle High ... 0 ... 0 ... 5 ... 0 ... 5

The Academics Plus system that operates Maumelle and Scott charter schools are also providing Covid-19 numbers by location. It can be viewed by clicking here.

“For privacy  purposes numbers less than 5 at each school will not be reported and will be marked N/A,” the district said on its website.

And, as of Monday, that’s exactly the case for the three campuses.

  • Maumelle Charter High … N/A

  • Maumelle Charter Elementary … N/A

  • Scott Charter … N/A

The district said the numbers would be “be updated at a minimum on Mondays and Thursdays.”