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The learning model that was passed at the Ankeny Board of Education on July 27, 2020 is a Hybrid Model. You can view the Return to Learn Plan in the link at the bottom of the page.

This week’s current COVID-19 Case Counts data is below:

Ankeny Schools COVID-19 Tracker

Polk County COVID-19 Positivity Rate 14- Day Average: 6.9%
(source: Iowa Department of Public Health)

Detail Students Staff
Confirmed COVID-19 Positive Cases 8 this week

43 total this year

7 this week

23 total this year

Close Contacts in Quarantine 36 this week

567 total this year

11 this week

96 total this year

Five-Day Average Daily Absence Rate 2.0%

  • PreK-5: 1.1%
  • 6-12: 3.0%

*Data collection began August 17, 2020. We will continue to review data and provide detailed metrics while respecting the privacy of both students and staff.

ACSD Return to Learn Model and Closure Determination Matrix

2020 Decision Making Matrix

*rate as calculated based on guidance from Iowa Department of Public Health
** Data from IDPH –

Note: The metrics and associated recommendations do not apply to students/families that have requested remote learning as their primary model of instruction.

Polk County Health Department Guidance on Positivity Rate

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