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Highland Park ISD COVID Dashboard

This page provides timely and transparent lab-confirmed COVID-19 active case information related to Highland Park ISD students and staff members. The district began reporting this information Aug. 18 with the start of the 2021-22 school year. Numbers represent active cases reported to the district. In an effort to be fully transparent, HPISD has added to the table active cases reported to the district prior to the first day of school. 


Positive test results indicate that an individual is not permitted to participate in any in-person or on-campus events and activities until they have completed the isolation period (10 days) and met the established Requirements for Re-Entry guidelines set by state and local health authorities. Per UIL guidelines, students who are involved in UIL athletics or marching band and are confirmed with COVID-19 must receive clearance from a physician prior to returning to participate in UIL activities. 


HPISD schools will notify parents and staff members if there has been a possible exposure to the virus in a class or during a school activity. Parents of students who have been exposed to an individual with COVID-19 may opt to keep their students at home during the recommended stay-at-home period. Students and staff members who have been exposed to a positive COVID-19 case will not be required to be quarantined.


Reported cases will be communicated via email directly to staff members and parents at each affected campus. Numbers will also be posted to the below table when HPISD is notified of lab-confirmed cases. Highland Park ISD reports all positive cases to the Dallas County Health & Human Services Department and relies on their guidance and recommendations regarding self-isolation and quarantine requirements.


View the Back to School Plan to learn more about the precautions and safety measures HPISD has implemented for the 2021-22 school year.


The table was last updated on April 7 to provide the most current active case data for HPISD. Please refer to the second table to view cleared case data and the bar chart for weekly case counts. Due to the significant drop in case numbers, the District now updates this information weekly by 5 p.m. each Friday.


Campus * Active Staff Cases Active Student Cases
Armstrong 0
Boone 0 0
Bradfield 0 0
Hyer 0 0
University Park 0 0
McCulloch 0 0
HPMS 0 0
* Reported numbers include individuals assigned to the campus.
Staff Cases
Cleared Student Cases
TOTAL Cleared Cases 279


Cleared to Return means an individual has met all established re-entry requirements set by state and local health authorities and has not attended in-person instruction for the recommended period. The number of recommended days can vary for different cases. When re-entry requirements are met and verified by district administrators and campus nursing staff, an individual may return to in-person instruction.


Review Re-entry Requirements here.




Case data by week for the current 2021-22 school year is shown in the below chart. Click the chart to open the file in a new window or scroll through the pages by hovering over the chart and using your mouse to scroll.

The below two charts provide data from the 2020-21 school year, one for Fall 2020 and one for Spring 2021.