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Reentry District and School Guidance

Beginning February 8, 2021, all schools — elementary and secondary — in all counties will be eligible to enter the hybrid mode of instruction per the guidelines outlined in the current PED Reentry Guidance Document and updated Rapid Response Toolkit. In addition, districts and schools with fewer than 100 students may bring back all students in a 5:1 ratio with no more than six people per enclosed indoor space.

The Data 

The Requirements 

The Options 

  • Hybrid model
  • Remote with small groups
  • District/Schools with less than 100 students
New Mexico Public Education Department Reentry Guidance
NMPED, January 26, 2021

NMPED Covid-19 Response Toolkit for Public Schools
NMPED, February 26, 2021

School Reentry Status
NMPED, March 1, 2021
NMPED Reentry FAQs
NMPED, January 29, 2021


Reentry Support Documents

Reentry Taskforce Recommendations
June, 2020 – NMPED

NMPED Reentry Assurances Document for LEAs – Updates coming soon
January 26, 2021 – NMPED



  1. February 5, 2021 – NMPED: CTE Guidance: In-Person and Hybrid models
  2. January 24, 2021 – NMPED: Support for High School Seniors During SY 2020-2021
  3. December 7, 2020 – NMPED: Family Engagement Guidance
  4. November 10, 2020 – NMPED: School Activities: Guidance During the Covid-19 Pandemic
  5. October 5, 2020 – NMPED: Science Lab & Materials Safety
  6. October 5, 2020 – NMPED: Classroom Math Materials Safety
  7. October 2, 2020 – NMPED: New Mexico Outdoor Learning
  8. September 11, 2020 – NMPED: Guidance for Librarians
  9. August 7, 2020 – NMPED: Guidance for Schools on Tribal Lands
  10. August 5, 2020 – NMPED: NMPED Reentry Webinar Series
  11. August 4, 2020 – NMPED: Memorandum Regarding Staff Reporting During Remote Learning
  12. July 30, 2020 – NMPED: Guidance on Attendance Policies for Reentry
  13. July 29, 2020 – NMPED: Guidance for Supporting English Learners and Bilingual Multicultural Programming During Reentry
  14. July 29, 2020 – NMPED: Guidance for Supporting Native American Students
  15. July 29, 2020 – NMPED: Guidance on Educator Evaluation for School year 2020-2021
  16. July 28, 2020 – NMPED: Guidance for Pre-K Programming During Reentry
  17. July 27, 2020 – NMPED: Guidance for Remote Instruction
  18. July 20, 2020 – NMPED: Comprehensive Instructional Support Including Priority Standards for Reentry
  19. July 13, 2020 – NMPED: Guidance for Special Education upon Reentry
  20. July 10, 2020 – NMPED: Guidance for Virtual Classroom Considerations
  21. July 9, 2020 – NMPED: Graduation Guidance for Hybrid and Remote Learning
  22. July 8, 2020 – NMPED: Guidance for Instructional Acceleration
  23. July 8, 2020 – NMPED: Guidance on Formative Assessment and Identifying Learning Needs upon Reentry
  24. July 8, 2020 – NMPED: Guidance on Grading Policies for Reentry
  25. July 6, 2020 – NMPED: Supporting Student Teachers During Reentry
  26. July 6, 2020 – NMPED: CTE Guidance for Reentry


  1. Coming soon – Guidance to Support High Risk Staff During Reentry
  2. November 30, 2020 – NMPED: School Health Screenings
  3. November 16, 2020 – NMPED: Re-Entry Out of School Time (OST) Guidance
  4. September 21, 2020 – NMPED: Face Coverings and Personal Protective Equipment for Elementary Schools
  5. September 2, 2020 – NMPED: School Emergency Drills
  6. September 1, 2020 – NMPED: COVID-19 Safe Practices for NM Educators (Canvas Modules)
  7. August 5, 2020 – NMPED: Guidance for Out-Of-School Time Programs
  8. July 14, 2020 – NMPED: Guidance on Instructional Hours During Reentry
  9. July 14, 2020 – NMPED: Homeless Student Referral Form for Community Partners
  10. July 14, 2020 – NMPED: Homeless Student Check-in Form
  11. July 14, 2020 – NMPED: Assessing Capacity Form for McKinney-Vento Liaisons
  12. July 14, 2020 – NMPED: Guidance for Supporting Homeless Students During Reentry
  13. July 13, 2020 – NMPED: Guidance on Providing Meals During Reentry
  14. July 9, 2020 – NMPED: Guidance on Migrant Education Programs for Reentry
  15. July 8, 2020 – NMPED: Guidance on Reporting Abuse for Reentry
  16. July 8, 2020 – NMPED: Guidance on Emergency Drills for Reentry
  17. July 6, 2020 – NMPED: Supporting Equity Councils During Reentry
  18. July, 2020 – CYFD: Resources from CYFD for Children and COVID-19
  19. July, 2020 – CYFD: Helping Children Cope with COVID-19
  20. July, 2020 – CYFD: How to Prevent COVID-19 for Children



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