Coronavirus Updates and KO Community Procedures

As a tight-knit community, we know that you will all do your part to help us respond to this evolving health threat. Here is some important information to review to help us navigate the current situation as a community. Please take the time to review it thoroughly.

School Closed For Remainder of Semester

Kingswood Oxford School has made the decision to go into an extended closure of school through the remainder of this semester.

This includes all school-related events such as athletics, dances, and other gatherings. We will do our best to reschedule as many events as possible.

Please see the full communication regarding this closure from Head of School Tom Dillow.
As it is clear that effective social distancing will be critical to slowing the spread of COVID-19, Kingswood Oxford has transitioned to online learning for the remainder of the semester. For more information about our online school visit this link.

Kingswood Oxford administrators and staff are working remotely. Please refer to the school directory for contact information.

General Prevention Measures

To prevent the spread of contagious diseases, KO community members are encouraged to get practice habits of good hygiene including:

  • Washing hands with soap and water frequently and for a minimum of 20 seconds.
  • Covering coughs or sneezes with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Not sharing dishes, drinking glasses, cups, eating utensils, towels, etc. with other people
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • If feeling sick yourself, staying home

For more specific guidelines from the CDC, visit this link.

As a school, our buildings & grounds and cleaning staff have:

  • Continually disinfected frequently touched objects and surfaces
  • Placed hand sanitizer dispensers around campus
  • Wiped down doorknobs, desktops, and other common surfaces

Questions or Concerns

Members of the Kingswood Oxford School community who have questions or concerns are encouraged to contact the school nurse.
Located in West Hartford, CT just steps from Blue Back Square, Kingswood Oxford is a private school inspiring co-ed day students in grades 6-12 with a college preparatory curriculum. Empowered students become clear confident communicators, resourceful problem-solvers, and ethical leaders. KO: where unlimited potential meets endless opportunities.
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