CISD Return to School Update - Aug. 10, 2020

Dear CISD Families, 

With our first day of school only a week away, we want to share a few brief updates with our families to help prepare for a successful first day of school on Monday, August 17:

  • As a reminder, the first day of school for all students is Monday, August 17, and all students will be in distance learning.  Those who chose in-person learning will do distance learning from August 17 to September 4, and will begin in-person on Tuesday, September 8, which will continue to October 9.  Those who chose distance learning will have distance learning from August 17 to October 9. 
  • Middle and High School Schedules were released today (August 10) and instructions on how to access schedules are available at  
  • Please follow instructions from your school on how to request a schedule change. 
  • Elementary Schools will share teacher assignments on Thursday, August 13.  Elementary Meet the Teacher night is at 6 p.m. on August 13. 
  • Please visit your school PTO website for a list of school supplies.  Our PTOs are reaching out directly to families who ordered supplies from them with school supplies pick up instructions. 
  • Video of our Facebook Live event held on Aug. 6 is available at  
  • CISD has released a Commitment Form Breakdown by Campus as of August 8, 2020, which is available at
  • Reminder, the CISD Commitment Forms are due by 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, August 12.  If you do not fill out a commitment form by this deadline, it will be assumed that you have selected in-person learning for your child.  Commitment forms are available at

CISD has created robust Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Return to School operations at and for Learning Plans at  If you have any additional questions, please email

Thank you, 
CISD Administration