Reopening Update March 18, 2021

Parent Choice Survey


Good evening LPE families!  I know you have all heard the news that SDUSD schools will be reopening during the week of 4/12 which is AMAZING news! I can’t wait to see all of our students’ smiling faces on campus!  Before this happens though, all families will need to finalize their choice for their child’s educational environment.  Parents can elect to have their child return to campus OR remain virtual.  Our current goal is to allow ALL students the opportunity to return to campus 4 days per week so please keep in mind that, if your child does return to campus, he/she will be in their classroom with at least 20 other students (adhering to the most current health and safety guidelines). Classrooms teachers will NOT be changed regardless of your decision. Information directly from SDUSD is contained below.  Please have your child’s ID number ready and complete this survey ASAP. It is critical that we receive a completed survey from ALL students.



We plan to continue providing quality online learning for families who choose to have their student(s) remain online and to also provide an Onsite/Online Hybrid model beginning on April 12th.  The Onsite portion of the hybrid will provide students with four days of onsite instruction for 5-6 hours provided by our classroom teachers with an additional 30 minutes of onsite lunch. For the remainder of each school day/week, students in the hybrid model will work independently on lessons provided by their teachers. This “asynchronous learning” will be done both online and offline. As soon as we finalize our Onsite/Online Hybrid model, we will provide you with specific details about your child’s schedule.

Our goal is to continue to provide a safe learning environment throughout the entire day for students and offer additional time beyond the instructional day. Additional time beyond the school day may be provided by staff and not necessarily by your child’s teacher. Your input will be necessary to determine the level of additional opportunities that may be provided.

Based on the number of students who choose the Onsite/Online Hybrid model, Loma Portal Elementary may need to decrease the amount of time students spend on campus in order to protect everyone’s health. We will always maintain the highest possible health and safety conditions. In this case, it may be necessary to move to a 2 days on, 2 days off campus model, for students who are receiving their live instruction through the Onsite/Online Hybrid model. 

Students receiving special education services will receive the services outlined in their Individualized Education Plan (IEP) in both the Onsite/Online Hybrid and the Online Only instructional models.


Please finalize your choice by completing this Instructional Model Choice Form indicating your choice for either the Onsite/Online Hybrid or the Online Only model by March 22, 2021.

*Please complete ONE form PER CHILD, using your child's student ID.    


**If your response is not received by Monday, March 22, 2021, your child will be assigned to the Online Only model.  Families who wish to change their selection during the final weeks of the school year may be accommodated based on the availability of physical space, adhering to health and safety guidelines.


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If you have any questions or if our staff could be of any assistance to you or your family, please contact me at [email protected].


With Gratitude,

Mark Morici
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