Which public schools in SE Wisconsin are not requiring masks right now

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Posted at 5:11 PM, May 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-25 15:32:14-04

MILWAUKEE — A number of schools and their districts are relaxing COVID-19 protocols as more residents are vaccinated and as COVID-19 cases take a dive.

We thought this would be a good time to compile a list of which public school districts in southeastern Wisconsin are relaxing their protocols - specifically mask mandates - as the school year wraps up and as some students prepare for classes over the summer.

The first section contains public schools where masks are optional for the rest of the current year. The second section contains public schools where masks are optional for the upcoming summer school season.

This is not an all-encompassing list. We did not check in with every single district in southeast Wisconsin. If you see a school that needs to be added to this list, send us a message by clicking here.

Current school year:

  • Cedar Grove-Belgium Area School District (Sheboygan/Ozaukee)
  • Herman-Neosho-Rubicon School District (Dodge)
  • Elmbrook Schools (Waukesha)
  • Palmyra-Eagle Area School District (Jefferson/Waukesha) - required through May 24
  • Paris Consolidated School (Kenosha)
  • Slinger School District (Washington)
  • Waukesha School District (Waukesha)
  • Muskego-Norway School District: Face coverings recommended rather than required, starting Monday, May 24
  • Kettle Moraine School District starting May 24
  • Cedarburg: Masks required unless classes are held outdoors, then optional
  • New Berlin: Masks optional
  • Germantown: Masks optional
  • Watertown Unified School District; students at WIAA events will need to wear masks

Summer school:

  • Arrowhead Union High School (Waukesha)
  • Germantown School District (Washington)
  • School District of Menomonee Falls (Waukesha)
  • Lomira School District (Dodge)
  • Mukwonago School District (Waukesha)
  • Oconomowoc Area School District (Waukesha)
  • Union Grove Elementary (Racine)
  • Union Grove High School (Racine)
  • New Berlin: Masks optional
  • Oak Creek School District: Masks optional

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