2022 RUSD COVID-19 Updates

  • The Rialto Unified School District opened its doors in August for traditional school to start the 2021-2022 school year. RUSD staff continues to work diligently to make our schools safe as we combat COVID-19. Please use this page as a resource. On this page, you will find our Reopening Plan, COVID-19 Guidelines for Student Safety, District protocol, and updates as Federal, State, local, and District guidelines are changed.

  • COVID-19 Guidelines for Student Safety


    Please click here to view the COVID-19 Guidelines for Student Safety (updated January 9, 2021). The intent of this document is to provide you with a better understanding of District and school COVID-19 guidelines and to ensure student safety. Please take a minute to review the document and discuss it as needed with your child.

    It takes each of us doing our part to have a safe and successful school year.

COVID-19 Dashboard

  • COVID-19 Dashboard

    With the support of the Board of Education and under the leadership of Superintendent, Dr. Avila, Rialto Unified School District is providing a COVID-19 Dashboard to communicate to our community the number of positive student and staff exposures of COVID-19. This data will show the public the positive cases of COVID-19 at each RUSD school and service areas.

  • Reopening: Instructional & Operational Plan

    Reopening Instructional & Operational Plan 2021-2022The Rialto Unified School District is prepared to reopen for the 2021-2022 School Year. You can view our Reopening: Instructional & Operational Plan in both English and Spanish. 

    The plan covers:

    • Information on COVID-19 safety protocols
    Precautionary measures for schools 
    Safety guidelines for students and staff

  • Please view our Fall 2021-2022 Reopening Video below for more information on our plan for a safe reopening. 



  • District Measures for COVID-19

    Garcia Temperature Screening Station

    As we return to school, the Rialto Unified School District will continue to regard the health and safety of our students, teachers, and staff as our highest priory. Safety measures include: 

    • All staff, students, and visitors on campus must wear a face covering in order to enter the school site facilities unless wearing a face-covering poses a health risk to that individual.
    • Classrooms are configured for up to 3 feet of distance for student desks and 6 feet of distance for teacher desks, when possible.
    • Increased quality of filters in HVAC system (from MERV 8 to MERV 13 — hospital grade)
    • Air purifiers are provided in each classroom and main office.
    • Visitors will be limited to the front office for business needs or for meetings that are determined to be held in person and must follow District protocols.
    • Frequent disinfecting of workstations and high traffic areas
    • Temperature checks for all staff and students prior to entry through the use of handheld thermometers and scanners. 
    • Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) available for students and staff: masks, face shields, hand sanitizer, disinfectant spray, and gloves. 
    • Portable handwashing stations available to promote frequent hand washing

COVID-19 Resources