Olathe Public Schools COVID-19 Dashboard

  • The information provided below is designed to share a weekly snapshot of COVID-19’s impact on staff and students in the district. The Olathe School District has 30,000 students and more than 6,400 full-time, part-time and temporary staff members.

    Beginning March 4, 2022, masks are optional throughout the district and this dashboard is for informational purposes only. 

    COVID case numbers are provided by the MAWD drive-through testing clinic and will be updated weekly on Fridays (data from the previous Thursday through Wednesday). The impact of illness on staff is reflected in the lower table (Staff Absences, Requests for Substitutes) which includes total number of staff absent, number of substitutes requested, and percentage of those positions filled each week. This information will also be updated weekly on Fridays.

    Read more about how the district handles COVID-19 situations

    View our archived dashboard data

Masking Protocol

  • As approved at the March 2022 Board of Education meeting, masking is optional throughout the district. Attendance data will be collected daily throughout the end of the school year and provided for the community late each day.

    Review the latest absenteeism data

Testing Clinic Hours, Location

COVID Testing at MAWD Site

Weekly total tests administered at the MAWD testing site, number of positive tests, and percentage of total tests that were positive. Reporting is dependent upon availability of data from MAWD Lab.
Reporting Period Total Tests Positive Cases Positivity Rate
05-07 through 05-13 149 20 13%
04-30 through 05-06 145 37 26%
04-23 through 04-29 93 11 12%
04-18 through 04-22 88 18 20%
04-07 through 04-13 45 7 16%
03-31 through 04-06 61 9 15%
03-24 through 03-30 43 7 16%
03-10 through 03-23 17 0 0%
03-03 through 03-09 215 4 2%
02-24 through 03-02 248 10 4%
02-17 through 02-23 153 11 7%
02-10 through 02-16 263 35 13%
02-03 through 02-09 458 100 22%
01-27 through 02-01 1,353 268 20%
01-20 through 01-26 2,509 653 26%

Staff Absences, Requests for Substitutes

Table reflects total number of staff absences, number of substitute requests, and percentage of those positions filled. This is cumulative data over a five day period.
Reporting Period Total Staff Absences Total Sub Requests % Positions Filled
05-06 through 05-12 1,367 1,734 82.86%
04-29 through 05-05 1,602 1,697 84.5%
04-22 through 04-28 1,371 1,719 82%
04-15 through 04-21 1,356 1,256 88.72%
04-08 through 04-14 1,227 1,474 87.1%
04-01 through 04-07 1,274 1,533 88.36%
03-25 through 03-31 1,170 1,341 91.2%
03-18 through 03-24 823 729 97.4%
03-04 through 03-10 893 1,093 92.6%
02-25 through 03-03 705 1,386 91%
02-18 through 02-24 745 747 92.9%
02-11 through 02-17 785 793 97.2%
02-04 through 02-10 920 648 99.8%
01-27 through 02-03 1,274 868 95.6%
01-21 through 01-27 2,309 1,754 91.7%