Duval County students: How to borrow laptop from school district

Coronavirus pandemic: Duval County Public Schools continues to distribute laptops for home learning

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Students in Jacksonville started attending class online Monday through Duval HomeRoom, since schools currently are closed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Duval County Public Schools said it is lending laptops to students who don’t have access to a computer at home for online learning.

WHAT TO KNOW

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  • Students in need of a laptop are being asked to pick up a laptop at a site that is most convenient to them.
  • Students must be present at the pickup site in order to get a laptop. Parents must also be present if the student is in elementary or middle school. Students must show their student ID or their student ID number. (Charter school students must contact their charter school for support.)
  • Families with multiple children are being asked to share but could get up to two laptops.
  • The school district said to be prepared to wait because the checkout process takes time in order to keep track of who is taking each laptop.

WHERE TO PICK UP LAPTOPS

DCPS said in order to practice social distancing, students must arrive at one of the below pickup sites by car or truck only. See instructions below for when student should arrive at a site.

  • Ed White High School
  • Duncan U. Fletcher High School
  • Mandarin High School
  • Jean Ribault High School
  • Robert E. Lee High School
  • First Coast High School
  • Jefferson Davis Middle School
  • Kernan Middle School
  • LaVilla Middle School
  • Mandarin Middle School

WHEN TO ARRIVE AT SITE TO PICK UP LAPTOP

Wednesday, March 25: Students whose last name begins with the letter A-D

1 p.m. to 2 p.m. High school students

2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Middle school students

3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Elementary school students

4 p.m. to 5 p.m. A-D students who cannot come at the time above


Thursday, March 26: Students whose last name begins with the letter E-O

8 a.m. to 10 a.m. High school students

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Middle school students

1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Elementary school students

3 p.m. to 5 p.m. E-O students who cannot come at the time above


Friday, March 27: Students whose last name begins with the letter P-Z

8 a.m. to 10 a.m. High school students

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Middle school students

1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Elementary school students

3 p.m. to 5 p.m. P-Z students who cannot come at the time above


Saturday, March 28: Any student who has not received a laptop can come to a location between 9 a.m. and noon.

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