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There have been 1,239 positive cases of the coronavirus among both students and staff within the Killeen Independent School District since March, according to KISD’s coronavirus statistics as of Friday. It marks an increase of 8.4% from the previous week.

At the elementary level, 240 students and 332 staff have tested positive. At KISD middle schools, 134 students and 127 staff have tested positive, and 188 students and 127 staff have tested positive at high schools, according to the district’s COVID-19 dashboard, At least one high school teacher has died.

A total of 104 staff members have tested positive at KISD’s non-campus buildings.

There were 83 active cases of the virus — 36 students and 47 staff members — in the district as of Friday, according to KISD.

KISD keeps track of the active cases, by school, on its website.

Here is a look at active coronavirus cases at KISD schools, as of Friday:

School name/Students/Staff

Alice W. Douse 0/0

Bellaire 0/0

Brookhaven 0/0

Cedar Valley 0/0

Clarke 0/0

Clear Creek 0/1

Clifton Park 0/0

Dr. Joseph A. Fowler 0/0

Harker Heights Elementary 1/0

Hay Branch 1/1

Haynes 1/2

Iduma 4/3

Ira Cross 0/0

Maude Moore Wood 1/0

Maxdale 1/0

Meadows 0/0

Montague Village 1/0

Mountain View 0/1

Nolanville 0/0

Oveta Culp Hobby 0/0

Peebles 0/0

Pershing Park 1/3

Reeces Creek 0/0

Richard E. Cavazos 2/0

Saegert 0/0

Skipcha 0/1

Sugar Loaf 0/0

Timber Ridge 0/0

Trimmier 0/0

Venable Village 0/0

West Ward 1/0

Willow Springs 2/0

Audie Murphy 0/2

Charles E. Patterson 5/6

Eastern Hills 0/0

Gateway Middle School 0/0

Liberty Hill 1/1

Live Oak Ridge 1/1

Manor 0/0

Nolan 2/1

Palo Alto 1/0

Rancier 0/2

Roy J. Smith 0/1

Union Grove 0/0

Ellison High School 0/1

Early College High School 1/2

Gateway High School 1/0

Harker Heights High School 3/4

Killeen High School 2/2

Shoemaker High School 1/1

KISD Career Center 0/0

Pathways Academic Campus 0/0

Total KISD Active cases: 83 (36 students and 47 staff)

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Love Our Planet

It's really misleading when KISD says that's the number of cases since March. It makes it sound better, but what they don't tell you is that from March 16th to September 2nd there were only 43 staff members who tested positive. Most of the cases are from November, December and January. They are very opaque in their transparency. Also, I'm learning that the tests the district has been giving employees and students are not the tests that the district requires in order to report it. In other words, staff or students who test positive with the district's tests don't count unless they go and get the required test from the hospital and report it. However, the test results from the district are sufficient enough for staff and students to stay home, so how many cases are going unreported? Can someone please explain how this method of reporting makes any sense? I can't see it. The district is being very shady and they don't care about us employees or the students.

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