2020-2021 Back to School Plan

Portage Township Schools staff have developed a comprehensive plan for the re-entry to school for the 2020-2021 school year. We appreciate the patience of our school community as we have taken great care to ensure our plan is detailed, research-based, and focused on the health and safety of our school community. Our Back to School Plan is a three-tiered system provides a framework for school operations based on the community spread of COVID-19. The information below outlines the plan and provides guidance for families, students and staff going into the 2020-2021 school year.

A Message from PTS Superintendent Dr. Alaniz



Potage Township Schools Re-Entry Plan Presentation
Below is the Back to School Re-Entry Plan presentation to the Portage Township School Board of Trustees. Click on the image below to view the presentation.

Back to School Presentation


Portage Township Schools Back to School Plan
Click here to view the PTS Back to School Plan in its entirety. 

PTS Virtual
PTS Virtual allows students to continue their learning from home. This option allows students to receive academic instruction, social and emotional support, and other assistance from the Portage staff they know and trust. Click here to learn more about PTS Virtual and to sign up.

Frequently Asked Questions


Decision Making at a Glance
Portage Township Schools, in collaboration with the Porter County Health Department, will use specific considerations when issuing guidance for schools, students, and families regarding a case of COVID-19. Click here to access the Decision Making document.
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