Safety at Excel Academy for Summer 2021

Excel Academy is excited to welcome students and staff to summer school and summer programming for 2021! Excel prioritizes the health and well-being of our community and continues to take steps to maintain a healthy campus. 

What is staying the same? 

Face coverings

Masks are required indoors for students.

Masks are required indoors for staff when working with students, families, or visitors. 

Masks are not required outdoors. 

Response to Illness

Students and staff who are ill or have been exposed to a COVID-positive individual will stay home. Excel will continue to closely monitor any student illness or exposure, and will ensure that individuals isolate from others and do not come to school when appropriate under Massachusetts guidelines.

COVID-19 Vaccine

More than 50% of Excel students 12 and older have their first dose of the vaccine! While Excel will not require students to be vaccinated against COVID-19, we strongly encourage vaccination. 

Excel can help families schedule COVID-19 vaccine appointments. Call 617-401-8893 or email


What is changing? 

Physical Distancing 

East Boston and Chelsea are in the Grey and Green Zone, respectively, as defined by the Department of Public Health. As a result, physical distancing requirements are no longer in place.