Christian Academy
Serving Preschool through High School with “A Mind for Truth and a Heart for God”

Thank you to our Christian Academy parents for your support in helping our staff and students have a healthy on-campus experience.

Christian Academy COVID-19 Policy FAQs 

What measures are Christian Academy taking to keep the school population healthy?

We have implemented the following measures:

  • Daily health assessments for faculty, staff, and students using I’m Healthy Today 
  • Daily temperature checks for faculty, staff, and students 
  • Mandatory masking 
  • Frequent hand washing/sanitization 
  • Frequent disinfection of high-touch surfaces 
  • Social distancing/Observing ‘Ohana bubbles 
  • Air filtration in every room (Currently, most rooms have air filters. We are working to get air filtration in the remaining few classrooms.)
  • Improved air ventilation/circulation in every room (with a fan or keeping a window open)
What happens if my child is a close contact of someone who tests positive for COVID?
  • If exposure happens at school: 
    • A staff member will call you if your child has been in close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 
    • Have your child take a COVID-19 test between the 7th-10th day after exposure and email results to [email protected] 
    • Keep your child home from school for 10 days after last date of exposure 
    • Pick up your child’s work packet to complete school work at home OR participate in distance learning (if your child’s class is distance learning) 
  • If exposure happens outside of school: 
    • Notify the school immediately if your child was in close contact with someone outside CA who tested positive for COVID-19 
    • Have your child take a COVID-19 test on the 7th day after exposure and email results to [email protected] 
    • Keep your child home from school for 10 days after exposure 
    • Pick up your child’s work packet to complete school work at home 
  • If you decide not to have your child tested for COVID-19, your child may return to school 14 days after the date of exposure as long as your child has no symptoms 
What happens if my child tests positive for COVID-19? 
  • Notify the school immediately so that we can begin contact tracing and notification 
  • Keep your child at home for at least 10 days 
  • Your child can return to school with a doctor’s note or clearance in I’m Healthy Today as long as: 
  • 10 days have passed since symptoms first appeared; or 
  • If there are no symptoms, at least 10 days have passed since the date the lab test was collected; and 
  • At least 24 hours have passed since last fever without use of fever reducing medications; and 
  • Symptoms, if any have improved 
When will my child’s class transition to distance learning? 
  • If someone is the class tests positive for COVID-19, and the entire class needs to quarantine due to exposure, the school will let you know 
  • If a decision is made by school administration for the entire school to transition to distance learning, the school will let you know 
Must my child be vaccinated if he/she is age eligible in order to attend CA? 

We are not mandating COVID-19 vaccinations, and we support parents’/legal guardians’ right to make the best medical decisions for their children

Are there any repercussions if my child is not vaccinated? 
  • For the purposes of attendance, there are no repercussions 
  • For athletes participating in league sports, the Interscholastic League of Honolulu (ILH) has determined that athletes in close contact sports as defined by the ILH must be vaccinated OR tested for COVID prior to competitions 
How is my child’s medical information being shared/stored? 
  • Your child’s medical information is kept confidential and securely stored  
  • Your child’s medical information is only accessible to the health aide and select administrative staff for the purposes of contact tracing  
What should I do if my family plans to travel? 
  • Submit a Leave of Absence form to the school office if your child will be absent from school while traveling 
  • Submit a Travel form to the school office (Inter-island or Out-of-State)  
  • Follow all government guidelines for travel 
  • Continue to complete the daily health assessment while traveling 
  • We are no longer requiring a COVID-19 test 72 hours after returning from Out-of-State travel