Facilities and Operations Health and Safety Protocols

  • ACPS follows these protocols to prevent and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in our facilities and vehicles.

  • Cleaning SuppliesCleaning

    • Restrooms disinfected every 1.5 to 2 hours
    • Frequently touched surfaces are cleaned multiple times per day
    • ACPS custodial staff uses EPA-certified chemicals to clean and disinfect
    • Enhanced disinfection for any space impacted by confirmed positive case (occurs same-day upon notification to Facilities and Operations)
  • PPE Provisions / Other ItemsPPE Provisions / Other Items

    • Masks provided for all staff, students and visitors
      • Reusable and disposable
    • Disinfectant wipes provided to all classrooms
    • Temperature scanning units available at all school locations
    • Safety signage provided and installed at all locations
  • Transportation SafetyTransportation Safety

    • Masks required for all drivers, monitors and students
      • Additional masks on buses for those who may come to stop without a mask
    • Bus loaded from rear to front to reduce the amount of passing/unnecessary contact
    • Select number of windows opened on all buses for duration of ride (as weather permits)
    • All buses disinfected nightly; enhanced disinfection upon confirmation of case involving a bus (occurs same-day upon notification to Facilities and Operations)
  • HVACHVAC / Ventilation Updates

    • MERV-13 filters used in HVAC systems
    • HEPA-air purification systems provided for all classroom and common spaces
    • Annual and Quarterly HVAC preventative maintenance
    • HVAC repairs when needed
    • Continuation of HVAC capital projects