Some Frisco ISD campuses will have more than 75% of students back in the classroom in January, data shows

Data from the most recent change period shows 721 FISD students will switch from in-person learning to virtual learning, and 2,089 students will switch from virtual learning to face to face. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Data from the most recent change period shows 721 FISD students will switch from in-person learning to virtual learning, and 2,089 students will switch from virtual learning to face to face. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Data from the most recent change period shows 721 FISD students will switch from in-person learning to virtual learning, and 2,089 students will switch from virtual learning to face to face. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Approximately 55.14% of Frisco ISD students will return in person in the third nine-week grading period—and some campuses will have over 75% back on campus, according to district data.

During the second nine-week grading period, 52.5% of Frisco ISD students attended in-person courses.

In November, during the learning environment change window, an additional 18 early-childhood school students, 859 elementary students, 570 middle school students and 642 high school students in Frisco ISD opted to leave behind the Zoom classroom beginning in January to attend their courses in person.

At the start of the 2020-21 school year, around 45% of FISD students opted to learn face to face for the first nine weeks.

The campuses with the largest percentage of face-to-face learners are:

  • Carroll Elementary School: 74.67%

  • Cobb Middle School: 74.02%

  • Fischer Elementary School: 78.69%

  • Purefoy Elementary School: 79.71%

  • Staley Middle School: 72.9%

  • Wakeland High School: 78.56%


The campuses with the largest percentage of virtual learners are:


  • Lawler Middle School: 75.78%

  • Liscano Elementary School: 71.25%

  • Nelson Middle School: 62.7%

  • Talley Elementary School: 82.45%


In October, FISD Assistant Director of Communications Meghan Cone told Community Impact Newspaper that the district uses desk dividers in circumstances “where six feet of distance cannot be maintained.”


Here’s a breakdown of face-to-face and virtual attendance by FISD campus:
By Francesca D' Annunzio
Francesca D'Annunzio covers K-12 and higher education, development, planning and zoning, and transportation in Frisco and McKinney. She attended college at the University of Texas at Austin, where she reported for the Daily Texan and interned for the Austin Chronicle. When she's not reporting, she enjoys spending time outdoors and experimenting in the kitchen.


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