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Back to School: What to Know

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At Academia Avance, the health and safety of our students and staff is our top priority. Many Avance families are excited and ready for a return to full time in-person school for their children. Others feel anxious, or unsure about potential risks. We promise you that your child’s health is our number one priority, now and always. 

Being an educator is the work we all love and we are 100% focused on your child. We are opening full time because we know we can protect their health and safety—and yours. And we know that being in school is critically important for the growth and success of every Avance student. With everyone’s health in mind, we have some timely updates to share: 

  • Structured cohorts for safety - Avance students will be in a group cohort and will stay with that group throughout the day. This will minimize and eliminate contact with other students for safety. 
  • Student COVID testing every week - testing will be available at Avance for all students and their family members on Mondays and Fridays from 1-4pm.  
  • All Avance students and staff will be required to wear masks.
  • As always, Avance is making every effort to support our beloved families safe during this transition.  

In order to better ensure the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff, Academia Avance Charter School will now require students and faculty to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 novel Coronavirus. This will help us to mitigate the spread of the virus amongst our school community and stay ahead of the curve, and greatly reduce the chance of severe symptoms, if infected. This policy will begin on September 13, 2021.

Academia Avance and graduation cap adorned with photo and sunflowers

It is our honor to share this journey with you and your child, and we look forward to reconnecting. We are so excited for our first day of school on Monday, August 16   — more excited than any year before! Here are 10 reasons to love Avance and incentive for new families to join us this fall.  

For More Back-to-School Information call us at 323-230-7270.


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