More than 62% of McKinney ISD families prefer face-to-face learning—see where each campus ranks

The majority of Commitment Response Forms submitted to McKinney ISD selected in-person instruction for the first nine weeks of school. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
The majority of Commitment Response Forms submitted to McKinney ISD selected in-person instruction for the first nine weeks of school. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The majority of Commitment Response Forms submitted to McKinney ISD selected in-person instruction for the first nine weeks of school. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

More than half of the Commitment Response Forms received by McKinney ISD opted for in-person learning during the first nine weeks of the school year, according to preliminary numbers provided by the district July 30.

More than 12,000 responses chose the in-person option as the district prepares to resume face-to-face learning at some point during the 2020-21 school year.

The district received 19,253 responses when initial responses were sent to Community Impact Newspaper on July 30. These results do not include change of preferences that could have been turned in up until midnight July 30.

The district announced July 17 it would begin the school year with entirely virtual instruction as a precaution against further spread of the coronavirus. Superintendent Rick McDaniel acknowledged in the July 17 announcement that this decision goes against what many parents submitted as their preferred learning environment for their students. Campuses will not reopen until Sept. 3 at the earliest.

The 38% of district students who were signed up for the fully remote option will be eligible to continue learning from home after campuses reopen. Parents will have opportunities to adjust their preference at the end of the first nine weeks of school.


See a breakdown of the results from Commitment Response Forms at each McKinney ISD campus in the chart below.
By Miranda Jaimes
Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 covering Tarrant County news, and is now back in Collin County as the editor of the McKinney edition.


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