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Covid-19 Updates & Testing at Sac

If your student has has a symptom or symptoms of COVID-19:

  1. Keep your student home from school
  2. Notify your teacher and attendance line:
  3. Determine if a COVID test is necessary

Guidance on testing can be found here:

 WA DOH Flowchart 

SPS COVID Updates:

Masks and COVID-19 mitigation

Masks optional for SPS students and staff starting March 14

Seattle Public Schools will lift its current mask requirements beginning Monday, March 14.

While masking will now be optional, the district welcomes and encourages staff and students to continue mask wearing through the end of the year if that is their preference.

SPS Mask Guidance Update

COVID Testing at Sacajawea:

Rapid antigen testing: (Results in 15 minutes)

We can test at school with parent/guardian permission. 

In early April, SPS sent all families an email to accept or decline COVID-19 Testing Consent for the remainder of the school year. The email came from If you did not receive it, you can also register on the CIC Health website.

Please register your family’s preferences, as this will help Sacajawea to have an effective outbreak response plan. Please note: your consent can be revoked at any time. More information is on the SPS COVID testing page.

PCR Testing at Sacajawea:

Information to fill out for your family to get tested at Sacajawea

You will need to fill this out for each person being tested.  To schedule, you must answer YES to the following screening question: In the past 14 days have you come into contact with someone who could be infected with COVID-19?) even if it is not accurate.  (This will not be used to identify you as a close contact for contact tracing.)

After you have filled out the forms, please give Doreen Norman a call in our office at 206-252-5550 and let her know what time you plan to be tested.  When you arrive, please stay in your car and drive into the smaller parking lot at the front of the school.  It is OK to block the cars.  Once you are parked, call the office to let us know you are here. 

Testing times are between 8:30 and 10:45 AM Daily and 12:30 PM – 2PM M,T,Th

Test results usually take 1-2 days from receipt of the sample at the lab.

Results will be emailed or you can check the status with your appointment number at

If results must be shared with the school before your child returns, please email results to Attendance and Nurse Amanda