COUNTY-BY-COUNTY: 2020 Back to School Plans

Stay up to date as Atlanta area schools release their plans for returning in the fall. This story will be updated continuously as districts make decisions. 

[READ: Georgia's Path to Recovery for K-12 Schools]

Atlanta Public Schools - APS will begin school on Aug. 10. It is still working to create its plan for return.

Clayton County Schools – Clayton County Public Schools will start the 2020-2021 school year with a mix of virtual learning and face-to-face learning. School begins Aug. 3.

Cobb County Schools - The Cobb County Board of Education voted Thursday, July 2nd, to push back the start of the 20-21 school year until August 17.

Coweta County Schools- Coweta schools wil begin the 2020-21 school year on Thursday, August 6th with both in-person and online options for parents.

Fayette County Schools - Parents of Fayette County students will be given the option to choose whether their children will return to the classroom or take part in virtual learning. School begins Aug. 10.

Forsyth County Schools - FCS will offer K-5 virtual for the opening of the school year. Parents need to make a decision by July 10. Grades 6-123 already have the option of attending Forsyth Virtual Academy. School begins Aug. 6.

Fulton County Schools – The Fulton County School Board has voted to reopen school on August 17th. Students will have two choices of how to attend class: in-person or virtual. Once they decide, it will be a commitment for a whole semester.

Gwinnett County Schools – School will begin on Aug. 12 instead of Aug. 5 as previously scheduled. This will give the district additional time to review and adjust plans.

Hall County Schools - Hall County plans to return to in-person instruction on Aug. 7, but says it will work individually with families for whom that will not be possible.

Henry County Schools - Assuming the governor's orders on schools do not change, Henry County plans to give parents two options -- returning to campus or remote learning. Parents need to decide before July 17. School begins Aug. 3.

Marietta City Schools - Marietta City Schools will allow parents to decide between in-person instruction or virtual learning. School begins Aug. 4.

Rockdale County Schools - Rockdale County will start the year virtually for all students on Aug. 24. The first official day of school will be Sept. 8. On that day, the district will begin with a hybrid model of in-person and virtual learning.

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