New data show COVID spread in Johnson County schools ‘relatively stable’ — see your district’s numbers

School districts, including Shawnee Mission and Blue Valley, that have implemented universal masking requirements are recording COVID-19 incidence rates of around 3 per 1,000 students, according to county health data. Spring Hill, the one Johnson County public school district without a universal masking rule, has recorded rates more than double that in the last week. Above, students at Crestview Elementary in SMSD. File image.

Newly released data gives the first broad overview of how schools in Johnson County are doing at containing the spread of COVID-19 in their facilities since students returned to classes last month.

A report from the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment shows weekly incidence rates of COVID-19 among students, broken down by each of the county’s public school districts, as well as metrics for private schools and all schools combined.