2020-2021 School Year Information

Check this page often for information regarding the 2020-2021 school year, which begins Monday, August 10. Students will attend on-campus for traditional instruction, or online for an independent study program through Modesto Virtual Academy (MVA)

For more information regarding the specific protocols that will be in place effective the first day of school, please review the “Modesto City Schools 2020-21 School Year Re-Opening Plan and Protocols” document in the Files & Links menu on the right side of the page. The listed protocols are not inclusive of all the safety actions that MCS is taking, but are provided to give the community a general sense of what schools will have in place. 

The document, dated June 12, includes the following protocols: 

  • General Guidelines
  • Classroom Protocols
  • Transportation Protocols
  • Cafeteria Protocols
  • Restroom Protocols
  • Recess Protocols
  • Choir/Band/Drama Protocols
  • Physical Education Protocols
  • Athletic Sport Protocols
  • Before and After School Program Protocols
  • Extra-Curricular Activity Protocols
  • Community Protocols

For more information regarding MVA, the online independent study program, please visit the MVA webpage