The FAQ will be updated as we receive new or updated guidance from government agencies.


Learning and Support FAQ

  • How will I pick up a device/hotspot for my child?

  • How do I obtain log-in information for Alief Learns?

  • What are the differences between Alief Learns at Home last school year compared to this school year?

  • Is Alief Learns at Home synchronous or asynchronous instruction?

  • What is the grading policy during online learning?

  • How will teachers take attendance during online learning?

  • What do I do if my child must be absent?

  • How will attendance impact class credit and truancy?

  • What are the uniform requirements during online learning?

  • What will extracurriculars, including athletics and fine arts, look like during online learning

  • How often (and when) can families switch learning modes?

  • Will curbside meal pick-up take place during virtual learning?

  • If I need assistance, who do I contact?


Education Model FAQ

  • What are my options for my student's learning model?

  • What are the transportation policies for students riding the school bus this school year?

  • What if I don't want my child riding the bus?

  • If I select in-person instruction, will my child need to wear uniforms or bring school supplies?

  • What are the parent expectations if I choose online learning for my child?

  • How will online learning look for my child with special needs?

  • What if I don't have a device or internet but select online learning for my child?

  • What if I change my mind and want to transition from in-person instruction to 100% online learning or vice versa?

  • How will parents be notified if there are any changes?


Application FAQ

  • Is this registration form just an optional survey?

  • Does my child have to re-register for school?

  • I need assistance with my PowerSchool application account. Who should I contact?

  • Who should I contact if I want to change an answer or if I inputted the wrong information?

  • Do I still need to bring specific registration documents to the school?

  • I have more than one child attending Alief ISD schools this upcoming school year. Do I have to create a new registration account for each student?

  • My child was approved to attend a different Alief ISD school than our zoned school. What should we do?

  • I already filled out a new student registration form for my child a few weeks/months ago. Should I fill out this new form?

  • I am a district employee, and my child has already been approved to attend Alief ISD schools even though we reside outside of Alief. Should we still fill out this form?

  • Do I fill out this enrollment application if I live outside of Alief ISD boundary but want to attend Alief ISD schools?

  • After I submit the enrollment form, what should I do next?


Transition from Online Learning to In-Person Instruction FAQ

  • How can I prepare my students for in-person instruction?


Health and Safety FAQ

  • What are the district's general hygiene practices?

  • What are the mask requirements?

  • What is the district's current visitor policy?

  • Can you elaborate on the district's intensified cleaning/disinfecting and maintenance protocols?

  • What is the health and safety protocol for bus riders?

  • How will students socially distance in district facilities?

  • What are the district protocols for transition and movement in high risk areas?

  • What are the safety protocols for breakfast and lunch?

  • What are the safety guidelines for gathering areas within the school?

  • What are the social emotional supports for students and staff?

  • Will employees and visitors have to self-screen for COVID-19 symptoms prior to coming to campus each day?