DATA: See how many students will receive in-person, online learning for each Fort Bend ISD campus

Districtwide, 59.81% of FBISD students will remain online, while 40.19% will return for in-person learning. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Districtwide, 59.81% of FBISD students will remain online, while 40.19% will return for in-person learning. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Districtwide, 59.81% of FBISD students will remain online, while 40.19% will return for in-person learning. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Fort Bend ISD families selected whether their students would continue with online learning or return in person for the second nine weeks of instruction through a survey Sept. 3-10.

According to the results, 59.81% of students districtwide will remain online, while 40.19% will return for in-person learning. The 7.34% of students who did not select a learning model were defaulted to face-to-face learning.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all students have the option to remain fully online for the entire school year. Students can switch between learning models between nine-week grading periods.


The FBISD board of trustees approved the district's return-to-the-classroom timeline during its Sept. 14 meeting. Under the plan, teachers will report back to the classroom Sept. 23, followed by elementary students gradually returning to campus by grade level starting Sept. 28 and secondary students transitioning back during the week of Oct. 5.

All students who selected face-to-face learning will be back on campus Oct. 9 ahead of the start of the second nine weeks Oct. 12.


See a breakdown of learning model selection by campus below:





By Claire Shoop
Claire joined Community Impact Newspaper in September 2019 as the reporter for the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2019 where she studied journalism, government and Arabic. While in school, Claire was a fellow for The Texas Tribune, worked for the student newspaper, The Daily Texan, and spent a semester in Washington, D.C. She enjoys playing cards with her family and listening to the Boss, Bruce Springsteen.


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