Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Shady Side Academy's COVID-19 response is informed by local, state and national public health guidance and data metrics. The health and safety of our students, employees and their families are our highest priorities.

2021-2022 Health & Safety Protocols

Last updated May 10, 2022

Shady Side Academy continues to offer full-time, in-person instruction for every PK-12 student for the entire 2021-2022 school year. SSA’s Health & Safety Plan utilizes a layered approach to prevention strategies in order to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission on our campuses. 

NOTE: Protocols change throughout the year in response to changing public health guidance and data, such as school and local transmission and vaccination rates. All plan updates will be posted below.

COVID-19 Health & Safety Team

Our COVID-19 response is guided by the thoughtful work of the Academy’s COVID-19 Health and Safety Team, a task force composed of administrators across all four campuses.

Email Updates

Vaccine and Testing Resources

PADOH COVID-19 Symptoms Graphic

PADOH COVID-19 Prevention Graphic


If you have general questions about the Academy's COVID-19 response, please email