If a student or member of the faculty or staff has been identified as a close contact or has received a positive test result, they must notify the School. Parents and guardians should notify the School Nurses on behalf of their son; faculty and staff should notify Human Resources.
School nurses will work with families and individuals to determine which course of action fits their circumstances best.
Please Note: St. John's Prep's protocols have been endorsed by the SJP COVID-19 Medical Advisory Group and differ from Massachusetts state guidelines.
Return to Campus with Test Option: An individual is off campus for 10 days with a negative PCR test on day 8 and no symptoms. The individual can return to campus on day 11.
The School has developed protocols should a positive case be confirmed on campus, or if an individual is experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.
The School does not engage in temperature monitoring.
In the event of a positive diagnosis, the School is committed to supporting a contact tracing process as quickly and efficiently as possible.
All students, faculty, staff, and visitors to St. John's Prep must fill out the Daily Attestation Form before coming to campus.
The School's policy regarding travel to "high risk" states and re-entry to St. John's has been vetted and endorsed by members of the SJP COVID-19 Medical Advisory Group. It is expected that all faculty, staff, students, and parents will comply with the policy.
If you are traveling to a "high risk" state or hosting guests from a "high risk" state:
The School abides by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' travel order.
The School has initiated a surveillance testing program, using the pooled saliva protocol. The surveillance testing program tests random groups of faculty, staff and students. The School will continue to seek input from our COVID-19 Medical Advisory Group regarding these random groups and adjustments moving forward.
These are challenging times, and they impact us all in different ways. The School is committed to provide holistic programming and supports for all members of our campus community.
Parents with concerns for their son’s well-being should contact a School Counselor. Faculty and staff with individual concerns should contact Tracii Schaeublin, Director of Human Resources.
The School has developed a multitude of maintenance protocols, including increased sanitization, cleaning, electromagnetic spraying, and changes to our HVAC systems.