Test to Stay

Keeping schools open

On January 13 Utah Governor Spencer Cox, in collaboration with Utah Senate President Stuart Adams, Utah Speaker of the House Brad Wilson, and State Superintendent of Public Education Sydnee Dickson, suspended all Test to Stay events going forward.  The decision was based on shortages in tests and medical personnel to administer the tests.

student being tested for COVID

With the suspension of the Test to Stay program, the threshold that had been established, based on the size of the school, no longer requires a Test to Stay. 

Davis School District continues to rely on parents to make decisions that are best for their child, family, and community when a family member exhibits symptoms of the COVID-19 virus. (For additional guidance, please note recent updates provided by Centers for Disease Control:


Students exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, should stay home a minimum of five days and wear a mask for an additional five days upon returning to school.