In-Person Return to School Options

Classroom Learning

  • Classroom Learning
  • When schools are able to resume in-person instruction, all MUSD schools will plan to open, as normal as possible with reasonable health and safety measures. In the event of health concerns, illness, or personal reasons, a student can transition to Flexible Learning or Distance Learning. You will find information regarding new health and safety measures in the Safety Protocol Plan, which continues to be updated.

    • Grades PreK-12
    • Five full-days per week
    • Regular school hours
    • Mitigation protocols
    • MUSD appropriately certified and nationally certified teachers
    • Teacher-led in-person instruction at school of enrollment
    • MUSD academic standards, instruction, assessment, curriculum resources
    • Comprehensive MUSD curriculum with availability of classes
    • Social-emotional support and counseling services
    • Accommodations and support services provided (Special Education, English Language Development, Gifted)
    • Physical Education, Music, and other electives 
    • Digital Citizenship and PBIS
    • Chromebook provided by MUSD
    • Enhanced disinfecting and safety protocols 

     

Flexible Learning

  • Flexible Learning
  • When schools are able to resume in-person instruction, families may choose Flexible Learning. Flexible Learning is designed around unique and individual student learning needs. Learning will consist of remote learning at home delivered by MUSD educators, with the opportunity to transition to in-person classroom learning as applicable to meet individual student learning needs. Flexible Learning provides the opportunity for students to stay connected to their school of enrollment while learning remotely due to health concerns, illness, or personal reasons.  

    • Grades K-12
    • Five full-days per week
    • Regular school hours
    • Synchronous/Asynchronous Instruction
    • MUSD appropriately certified and nationally certified teachers
    • MUSD academic standards, instruction, assessment, curriculum resources
    • Live teacher-led and flipped instruction
    • Live class meetings and small group support
    • MUSD academic standards, instruction, assessment, curriculum resources
    • Consistency in teaching practices 
    • Clearly articulated schedules and expectations
    • Daily attendance and participation required
    • Student progress supported with feedback and grades
    • Curriculum aligned to MUSD in-person classroom learning 
    • Social-emotional support and counseling
    • Accommodations and support services provided (Special Education, English Language Development, Gifted)
    • Physical Education, Music, and other electives 
    • Digital Citizenship and PBIS
    • Chromebook provided by MUSD

Distance Learning

  • Distance Learning
  • Full-time online distance learning experiences designed around the personalized learning needs of student. Students considering Distance Learning for grades 5-12 should carefully consider their academic skills and learning style. Distance Learning courses suit learners who prefer to work independently and are able to prioritize and complete tasks on their own. Students who need support services to access grade-level content may require additional consideration before enrolling in Distance Learning or may consider Flexible Learning (when schools are able to resume in-person instruction) for their academic needs. Learn more and register for Distance Learning.  

    • Grades 5-12
      • Grades K-4 can choose the Flexible Learning Model for online learning at home when schools are able to resume in-person instruction.
    • Five full-days per week
    • Asynchronous  Instruction
    • Self-Paced Curriculum through Mesa Distance Learning - more than 80 courses offered.  
    • MUSD teachers or Mesa Distance Learning teachers
    • Chromebook provided by MUSD
    • Social-emotional support
    • Physical Education and other electives 
    • Accommodations and support services available