• The gating criteria used by the Wichita Board of Education were approved on Aug. 20, 2020. Based on guidance by the Kansas State Department of Education and the Sedgwick County Health Department, the WPS gating criteria includes four different data points. The primary data source cited below is being used at the recommendation of the Sedgwick County Health Department (SCHD).


    This brief summary illustrates the source of data for each indicator. Data is reviewed continuously, and this summary source will be updated each Friday following the update of the primary data source by the Sedgwick County Health Department.


    NOTE: The examples in the illustrations below do not represent current data, but they do represent the reporting instrument. The document you see embedded on this page does represent the current gating criteria analysis.  Find the current data from its original SCHD source here (click on Covid-19 Metrics Table about half way down the page).

  • Student Absenteeism

  • Two Week Percent Positive

  • Two Week Cumulative County Incidence Rate

  • County Incidence Rate Trend

WPS Gating Criteria

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