Reopening CMCSS Schools

This page is designed to keep parents, guardians, students, employees, and the entire Clarksville-Montgomery County community informed and engaged. As CMCSS plans for the reopening of schools for the 2020-21 school year during the COVID-19 pandemic, this page will be updated frequently.  

Presentations, resources, and other information regarding reopening CMCSS schools are based on CDC, state and local guidance at the time of publication. CMCSS health and safety protocols are subject to change, and the district will continually update plans to reflect current guidance.

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CMCSS K-12 Virtual

CMCSS K-12 Virtual is an online full-time school of choice, offering parents and students a comprehensive kindergarten through twelfth-grade instruction program at no cost to families. 

To visit the CMCSS K-12 Virtual resource page, CLICK HERE

Safety & Health

The CMCSS Safety and Health Department, in conjunction with the district leaders and the Montgomery County Health Department, are continuously developing guidance for CMCSS staff and students based on the latest data from local, regional, and national sources. There will be several district-wide and school-specific precautions and modifications in place to mitigate, not eliminate, the risk of COVID-19.

To view the Traditional Model Health and Safety Overview, click here.

To view the Return to School/Work Flowchart, click here.

Physical Distancing

Sneezes & Coughs

Self-screening & Feeling Sick


How to Wear a Mask

CMCSS 2020-2021 Reopening Plan

Due to the ever-changing circumstances and evolving research and guidance regarding COVID-19, the CDT has prepared the district with a flexible plan for reopening schools. This plan will ensure that the district is prepared to continue providing a high-quality education for all students no matter the circumstances. 


Read the CMCSS 2020-2021 Reopening Plan (pdf).

To review this document in:

CMCSS families and employees are encouraged to continue to provide feedback by emailing [email protected].

Based on initial feedback from stakeholders, these are the most frequently asked questions regarding reopening schools.

For specific questions regarding a student, please contact your child’s school. School offices are open M-F from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

School offices are now accepting new registration and transfer student paperwork during office hours. All visitors are asked to pre-screen for COVID-19 symptoms. Masks are required in CMCSS facilities. 

Social & Emotional Health

During this time of fear and uncertainty, students will look to adults for information and comfort. It is important to provide evidence-based information to reduce fears and to seek mental health services or other support when needed. 


The feedback from staff, students, and families is essential in preparing for the 2020-21 school year. We appreciate all of the stakeholders who take the time to provide constructive feedback and share their thoughts on reopening. Please know that we are listening. As district leaders continue to planning and developing further guidance, this list of Frequently Asked Questions will continue to be updated. If you have a general question, please email [email protected]. For specific questions regarding your student, contact your child’s school.

Frequently Asked Questions
(as of July 27)

Safety & Health
Cleaning & Operations
Instruction & Curriculum
CMCSS K-12 Virtual
and more

School Supply List (Elementary School) 

Next Steps

Provide Feedback.

Have a comment or question about reopening? Share your questions and initial thoughts about the reopening plan here

For an overview of the results of the parent/guardian survey sent on June 5, click here.

Frequently Asked Questions.

CMCSS continues to gather feedback and answer questions from families, employees, and the community.

Answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions regarding reopening.

Related Information.

As your family prepares for the 2020-2021 academic year, CMCSS is here to help along the way. Below are other useful resources for CMCSS families.
Kindergarten Welcome Video
Student Registration
2020-2021 School Year Calendar
General CMCSS COVID-19 Updates
SchoolCafe – Free and Reduced Lunch applications

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