Plans for the 2020-2021 School Year
Lexington Three has updated its face mask requirement following a new statement from the SC Department of Education on May 12, 2021. Click here to learn more.
-There should be 6 feet separation of individuals from different homes while waiting at the bus stop.
-Masks are highly recommended while at the bus stop awaiting a bus to arrive.*
-If a student or adult has COVID symptoms (fever, sickness, etc.), they should not come to the bus stop.
-Students should wait until another student is on the top step before approaching the door of the bus.
-Masks are required to board the bus. Masks should be worn by staff (including drivers) and students.*
-ALL students will have assigned seating and must stay in assigned seats.
-No students are allowed to sit on the two front seats per DHEC mandate.
-Masks are required for students, staff and drivers while the bus is in operation.*
-Buses will be at 66% capacity.
-Instruct students when to enter the aisle to unload (such as arrival at a school).
-Assign seats by order students get on in the morning and off in the afternoon.
-Masks are required by students, staff and drivers.*
-Those who have trouble breathing;
-Those unable to remove the covering without assistance; and/or
-Those with special healthcare or educational needs as determined by an Individualized Education Program (IEP), 504 Accommodations Plan, or an individual student healthcare plan, or by a medical doctor.
-Air-conditioning and vented airflow (per DHEC and SDE, both top vents and two windows) will be opened slightly during the operation of air-conditioning for quality air flow.
Bus routes for the 2020-2021 school year can be viewed below. Please note that this document has been adjusted to reflect changes resulting from the new schedule that went into effect on January 5, 2021.
-Households with an income at or below 250 percent of federal poverty; and
-Internet that was not already part of the district’s budget on March 27, 2020; and
-Internet service that is not duplicative (the household has no internet service); and
-Internet that is needed because of the pandemic and for educational purposes.
Lexington County School District Three has been in contact with families who meet these requirements.