Rochester Public Schools reported 163 new positive COVID-19 cases between Nov. 15-22, raising the total to 980 positive cases this school year. The week before, RPS reported 133 new cases within the district.

Of the new cases, 101 were reported in pre-K through fifth-graders, 48 in grades 6-12, and 14 with staff members.

These schools had 15 or more cases reported last week:

  • Franklin Elementary
  • Gage Elementary

These schools had 10 or more cases reported last week:

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  • Century High
  • Gibbs Elementary
  • Jefferson Elementary
  • Pinewood Elementary

These schools had five or more cases reported last week:

  • Hoover Elementary
  • John Adams Middle
  • John Marshal High
  • Kellogg Middle
  • Longfellow Elementary
  • Mayo High
  • Sunset Terrace Elementary
  • Willow Creek Middle

Of the new positive cases, 87% were in unvaccinated individuals.

The Rochester School District has about 17,800 students and 2,700 staff members.

By the end of the 2020-21 school year, there were 717 positive cases and 4,575 people who had to quarantine. Students, however, spent much of that school year in either hybrid or distance learning.