Kids with  Masks



Student Drop Off and Check-In Consists of 3 Simple Steps:

Complete Symptom Checklist

Take Temperature

Hand Sanitizer

Students will bring completed check-list every morning to verify that the student is not experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms.

Echelon staff member will take temperature of every student before entering the building. Temperature must be lower than 100.4 degrees.

After entrance to Echelon, students will sanitize their hands before going to their designated classroom.


Students Will Bring The Following Items:

School Supplies

Students will bring all school supplies and will not share with other students.

Refillable Water Bottle

All students will bring a refillable water bottle to use during to the day to prevent cross-contamination.


Students will be assigned their own chromebook for on-campus assignments and will not share this with other students.

Class During COVID-19

1 to 1 & Small Groups

  • 29 Student Building Maximum

  • 3 students Per Classroom

  • Rotating Teachers

Outside Instruction

  • Weather Permitting...

    • Outside class will be held

    • Doors in classrooms to outdoor access

    • Keep doors open for fresh and constant air flow.

Mask Policy

  • Embroidered Echelon mask provided as part of the uniform

  • Students & Teachers required to wear masks

  • Mask Breaks will be taken outside every hour

Field Trips

  • Students will participate in monthly virtual field trips.

  • Transportation in Echelon vehicles will be postponed until further notice.

Social Distancing

  • Echelon will enforce social distancing

  • Students will stay within class group

  • Everyone washes hands after every activity


  • Google Classroom will be used to assign and track homework

  • Students will be assigned Online over paper homework as much as possible

Lunch & Recess

Avoid Mixing Students In Common Areas

Students Eat Lunch In Their Classrooms

Staggered Activity Period And Recess

Limited Activities Where Multiple Classes Interact


Students released one by one as cars are announced in line-up. Ending day temperature will be recorded.

What happens if someone gets infected?


If someone is showing symptoms at home that student must remain at home pending their COVID test results. If symptoms emerge on-campus, they will remain in a supervised designated "quarantine room" until picked up by parents.


If any student shows symptoms during school or at home, Echelon will implement a two-hour delay the following day for a deep sanitization of every area in the school building.That particular student's primary classroom will be sanitized and shut down for 24 hours.


If the student receives a negative result, the student may return to school. If positive, the student must self-quarantine for 14 days before returning to school.

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Echelon Academy Burtonsville, MD

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4032 Blackburn Lane

Burtonsville, MD 20866

Echelon Academy is a K-12 private school in Montgomery County, Maryland.

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Echelon admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.  It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.