COVID-19 Optional Testing Forms for Students


Information for Parents/Guardians

  • Tests are available to all staff and students who are showing symptoms of COVID-19.  For a student to be tested their parent or guardian must complete a consent form.

    If your child is experiencing symptoms and you would like for him/her to be tested, please do NOT send him/her to campus.

    This program uses BinaxNOW tests, which provide results in 15 minutes and are administered using a nasal swab in the front area of the nostril.

    The district nurse will call you to let you know that your student is experiencing symptoms and ask if you would like to give consent to administer a BinaxNOW test. The test administrator will also call to share the results after the test has been administered. Additionally, the student’s parent or guardian will receive test results via text within 20 minutes and they will also receive a confirmation email within 24 hours.

    The results will also be shared with the school/district and with the local health department to allow for public health reporting and contact tracing and to determine the stay-at-home period for individuals who test positive. Additionally, the total number of positive tests per school will also be shared with the Texas Department of State Health Services as is required by law.